Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Prospect Medical Holdings offloading 2 hospitals to nonprofit

    The Centurion Foundation, an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization, has inked an asset purchase agreement to acquire the CharterCare Health Partners system from Los Angeles-based Prospect Medical Holdings. 
  2. Stanford researchers to test Paxlovid as a long COVID-19 treatment

    Researchers from Stanford (Calif.) University are enrolling 200 participants in a phase 2 study to see if Paxlovid could be used to treat the millions of Americans experiencing long COVID-19, according to a Nov. 21 entry on 
  3. McLaren Oakland appoints Dr. Laura Harmon chief nursing officer

    Pontiac, Mich.-based McLaren Oakland appointed Laura Harmon, DNP, chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services.

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  1. Houston Methodist hospitals achieve national Magnet recognition

    Houston Methodist received national Magnet recognition for nursing excellence at all seven of its acute care hospitals.
  2. New partnerships for Epic, Oracle Cerner, Meditech

    Electronic health record vendors Epic, Oracle Cerner and Meditech are adding new partnerships and entering into new agreements with Big Tech companies and startups in order to upgrade their offerings for healthcare organizations. 
  3. 4 female execs share advice for future healthcare leaders

    Leadership requires a curious mind and a deep understanding of an individual's organization, in addition to authenticity and integrity, according to women leading some of the nation's most prominent health systems. 
  4. 3 healthcare moves from JPMorgan

    From launching a healthcare venture capital firm to opening three new primary care clinics, JPMorgan continues to strengthen its healthcare presence. Here are three recent healthcare moves from the company as reported by Becker's.

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  1. Penn Medicine's telehealth program improves opioid use disorder treatment

    Penn Medicine's telehealth program was able to help alleviate barriers to opioid use disorder treatment and increased buprenorphine prescriptions by 89 percent, according to a study published Nov. 16 in NEJM Catalyst.
  2. Kaleida Health taps New York children's hospital president

    Stephen Turkovich, MD, has been named president of John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y.
  3. Orlando Health hospital names president

    Orlando (Fla.) Health has named Maggie Bonko president of its Horizon West Hospital in Winter Garden, Fla. 
  4. 5 high-profile health IT acquisitions in 2022

    Here are five key health IT acquisitions that have been announced or have closed in 2022.

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  1. 3 health systems seeking chief technology officers

    Below are three hospitals and health systems that posted job listings in the past month seeking chief technology officers.
  2. 34% of healthcare employees still fear catching COVID-19 at work

    While fear among U.S. workers of catching COVID-19 on the job has faded during the pandemic, this fear remains a factor for about 1 in 4 employed adults, Gallup finds.  
  3. Illness-causing fungi spreading across US

    Researchers found more than 10 percent of fungal infections are diagnosed outside regions where the pathogens were known to be endemic, NBC News reported Nov. 21.
  4. ECU Health names Dr. Trish Baise chief nursing executive

    Greenville, N.C.-based ECU Health named Trish Baise, DNP, RN, its first chief nursing executive.
  5. Encompass Health to build 50-bed rehab hospital in Florida

    Birmingham, Ala.-based Encompass Health is planning to build a 50-bed inpatient clinic in Daytona Beach, Fla.
  6. Surgeon named in sex discrimination complaints steps down from Maine hospital leadership posts

    A general surgeon and member of Augusta-based MaineGeneral Medical Center's staff has stepped down from leadership roles after being named in sex discrimination and patient care complaints, the Bangor Daily News reported Nov. 21.
  7. 16 healthcare organizations outsourcing RCM

    Becker's has reported on 16 healthcare organizations that have decided to outsource finance jobs or other revenue cycle functions since Jan. 1:
  8. Patient harm vs. medical malpractice: What clinicians fear more

    Attending physicians and advanced practice clinicians in emergency departments are more concerned about medical errors resulting in patient harm than in malpractice litigation, according to a study published Nov. 11 in JAMA Network Open.
  9. Hackensack U Medical Center first in world to implant new heart pump

    Cardiac surgeons at Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center, part of the Hackensack Meridian health system, performed the first-in-human Impella RP Flex heart pump implant on Nov. 8.

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