Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Mayo's $5B investment redefines the future of healthcare spaces

    Mayo Clinic's $5 billion campus redesign isn't just about architecture, it's about dedicating resources to enhance healthcare with the goal of improving patient outcomes and enhancing the overall experience for both patients and providers, Craig Daniels, MD, physician leader for Mayo's "Bold. Forward. Unbound." initiative, told Becker's.  
  2. FDA warns patients, providers about new issue with Philips CPAP machines

    In a Nov. 28 safety alert, the FDA warned patients and healthcare providers to carefully monitor Philips machines used for obstructive sleep apnea after receiving reports that the machines have shown signs of overheating. 
  3. Healthcare payment models are evolving: 5 key capabilities providers need to ace the shift to value-based care

    While traditional fee-for-service reimbursement models still reign supreme, more healthcare organizations are adopting value-based care (VBC) models.

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  1. Sharp HealthCare gets $10M for medical tower

    San Diego-based Sharp HealthCare received a $10 million gift that will be used toward the construction of a seven-story, 152-bed medical tower, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported Nov. 28.  
  2. What's in store for healthcare in 2024?

    According to hospitals and health system C-suite leaders, 2024 will be the year of artificial intelligence integration, patient engagement 2.0 and regulation for the healthcare industry. 
  3. Former hospital plastic surgery chief named CMO of BD

    Ronald Silverman, MD, the former chief of plastic surgery at Baltimore-based University of Maryland Medical Center, will become the chief medical officer of Becton Dickinson on Dec. 4. 
  4. New York City hospital researchers discover new stem cell

    Researchers at New York City's Weill Cornell Medicine and Hospital for Special Surgery uncovered why cancer cells spread to the spine three to five times more than other bones, The Washington Post reported Nov. 28. 

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  1. Mixed results on how hospitals use 340B funds: 5 things to know

    New research of over 300 documents reveals a mixed bag of evidence surrounding the controversial 340B Drug Pricing Program's impact on the U.S. healthcare system, a study published Nov. 22 in JAMA Health Forum found.
  2. Sutter creates new C-suite role

    Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health has appointed Dana Beckton as its first chief diversity and inclusion officer, effective Jan. 8
  3. Eli Lilly creates space for San Diego healthcare startups

    Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly is opening an accelerator and co-working space for biotech companies in San Diego.
  4. Mark Cuban drug company taps mail-order pharmacy

    Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Co. is teaming up with PharmcoRx, a pharmacy services business, to expand its pharmacy affiliate network. 

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  1. RaDonda Vaught reflects on criminal case

    RaDonda Vaught shared new details about her criminal case and life since her conviction in a two-part podcast from "Nurses Uncorked" released Nov. 21.  
  2. Tampa General to support cancer innovation with IT resources, venture capital

    Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital is offering IT resources and venture capital funding for innovative solutions aiming to transform cancer care.
  3. Siemens to lay off 300 employees

    Siemens Healthineers is laying off hundreds of employees in New Jersey, according to a state filing.
  4. Mass General Brigham adopts radiology AI 'copilot' from Microsoft

    Somerville, Mass.-based Mass General Brigham is one of the first health systems to use a new generative artificial intelligence-powered radiology "copilot" from Microsoft subsidiary Nuance.
  5. 3 face trial for role in nurse degree scheme

    Three defendants will face a jury trial in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., starting Nov. 29 for their role in a coordinated scheme to sell thousands of fraudulent diplomas and transcripts to aspiring nurses, which enabled them to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination without completing the necessary coursework. 
  6. RSV drug supply woes prompt White House team to meet with suppliers

    The White House is pressing suppliers to meet the demand "with a sense of urgency" after drugmakers underestimated the demand for Beyfortus, the first respiratory syncytial virus drug for children.
  7. 8 hospitals switching to Meditech in 2023

    So far in 2023, Becker's has reported on hospitals in Texas, Vermont, Ohio, Nebraska, Illinois, New Jersey and Minnesota switching to Meditech.
  8. ED boarding's effect on clinician well-being: Joint Commission

    Caring for patients in the emergency department when there are not enough inpatient beds — ED boarding — is a long-standing practice in hospitals that are over capacity. Not only does it risk patient safety, but clinicians say it's burning them out, too. 
  9. Georgia looks to South Carolina in certificate of need repeal fight

    In its decision to recommend the repeal of certificate of need laws, a Georgia Senate committee made up of lawmakers, healthcare executives, and an insurance industry representative is looking to South Carolina, which signed its certificate of need repeal in October 2023, as a model.

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