Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Cone Health names chief academic officer

    Brian Boies, MD, was named senior vice president and chief academic officer at Greensboro, N.C.-based Cone Health.
  2. Walmart Health's advantages over health systems, per its CMIO

    After working in the hospital industry for several years, one of Walmart Health's newest executives has been pleasantly surprised with the agility of the healthcare "startup."
  3. Hospital staff flu shot rates, by state 

    Hospitals in Maine and Massachusetts have the highest rate of staff members vaccinated against flu, while hospitals in Florida have the lowest, federal data shows. 

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  1. Novant advances plans to take over North Carolina medical center

    The takeover of Burgaw, N.C.-based Pender Medical Center by Novant Health, which plans to turn the facility into a community hospital, took a step forward when county commissioners voted unanimously to approve the transaction, according to a Sept. 18 report from NBC affiliate WECT6 News.
  2. 'Buy an Apple device or risk your life': The tech giant's marketing shift

    Apple is marketing its devices' health features by touting their ability to save users' lives, The Verge reported.
  3. 6 biggest generative AI deals of '23

    More than a quarter of the money flowing into health IT in the second quarter of 2023 went to companies specializing in generative artificial intelligence, PitchBook reported.
  4. 9 most active private equity firms in health IT

    Private equity deals for health IT companies were down more than half in the second quarter of 2023 compared to a year earlier, according to PitchBook.

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  1. The condition behind 10.8M 'avoidable' deaths a year

    The World Health Organization on Sept. 19 published its first-ever report on high blood pressure — a condition behind 10.8 million avoidable deaths every year, according to the report. 
  2. FDA raises safety issue in generic organ anti-rejection drug

    The FDA reduced its therapeutic equivalence rating in Accord Healthcare's tacrolimus oral capsules because of safety concerns, but the generic's approval remains, the agency said Sept. 19. 
  3. Bausch Health CFO resigns

    Tom Vadaketh, executive vice president and CFO of pharmaceutical company Bausch Health Cos., has resigned from his role and will be leaving the company effective Oct. 13.
  4. AHA, AMA urge appeals court to uphold No Surprises Act ruling

    The American Hospital Association and American Medical Association are urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit to uphold a lower court's ruling that invalidated a No Surprises Act final rule which they say favors insurers in the independent dispute resolution (IDR) process. 

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  1. Nebraska health system taps Epic-based virtual care partner

    Lincoln, Neb.-based Bryan Health is partnering with KeyCare, an Epic-based virtual care company, to provide remote care across its system.
  2. Indiana AG faces misconduct allegations in IU Health abortion case

    Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita faces a misconduct complaint for statements he made last year about the case of a 10-year-old patient's abortion and the physician who performed the procedure, according to media reports. 
  3. 20 universities with the greatest salary impact

    Ivy League universities do offer graduates a bang for their buck, according to a new analysis from The Wall Street Journal and College Pulse. 
  4. $815M freestanding cancer center breaks ground in Chicago

    The University of Chicago Medicine broke ground on Chicago's first freestanding cancer care and research pavilion Sept. 19.
  5. 'I don't know if I could work anywhere else': Why nurses flock to California

    California has a significant edge when it comes to combating the nursing shortage. The state saw about 30,000 more registered nurses move in than out during the first two years of the pandemic, according to a Sept. 19 Los Angeles Times report. 
  6. Oracle revitalizes EHR

    Oracle unveiled new capabilities for its next-generation EHR Sept. 18 at the company's conference in Las Vegas.
  7. 3 certifications The Joint Commission launched in 2023

    Since June, The Joint Commission has announced new certifications for hospitals in three areas: sustainable healthcare, memory care, and healthcare equity. 
  8. 14 RCM companies making exec moves

    Here are 14 revenue cycle management companies that have announced executive leadership changes in 2023:
  9. North Korea hacking group targeting healthcare

    HHS has warned that Lazarus Group, a North Korean state-sponsored hacking group, has been targeting U.S. healthcare by exploiting a vulnerability in ManageEngine products.

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