Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. UHS hospital's dual CEO-COO resigns

    St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Enid, Okla., is seeing a change at the top with the resignation of the leader who served as both its COO and interim CEO. 
  2. 74 hospitals with 5+ Magnet designations

    About 1% of U.S. hospitals have five or more Magnet Designations, according to data from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. 
  3. 45 top healthcare workplaces for mental well-being: Newsweek

    Newsweek has named 45 hospitals and health systems among its 750 greatest employers for mental well-being. 

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  1. SUNY Downstate gets $300M in New York 2025 budget

    New York Gov. Kathy Hochul's final 2025 budget has provided $300 million in capital funding and up to $100 million in operating expenses to support SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, which includes University Hospital at Downstate, in New York City's Brooklyn borough.
  2. Vanderbilt hospital at home integrates with Epic

    Vanderbilt Home Care, Vanderbilt Medical Center's home-based care program, went live with an Epic EHR system on Jan. 16. 
  3. Flexible work availability at 10 major healthcare companies

    Flexible work policies vary widely across different major healthcare companies, according to a recent report from LinkedIn. 
  4. 314-bed Texas hospital taps president

    Methodist Health System has selected Michael Stewart as president of Methodist Charlton Medical Center in Dallas. 

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  1. Ardent taps DEI leader from IU Health

    Nashville, Tenn.-based Ardent Health has tapped Lisa Gutierrez as vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion. 
  2. Sentara hospital appoints 2 new execs

    Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center in Woodbridge has welcomed two new leaders to its executive team: Heather Casseaux, MSN, NP, has been named vice president of operations and Debra Lee, MD, has been named chief medical officer. 
  3. Availity taps R1 RCM exec as chief product officer

    Revenue cycle management company Availity has named Sean Barrett chief product officer. 
  4. Emory Healthcare promotes pharmacy leader

    Emory Healthcare recently promoted Ryan Haumschild, PharmD, to the role of vice president of ambulatory pharmacy. 

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  1. Rallies held outside Steward Massachusetts hospitals ahead of loan agreement deadline

    Several rallies are being held outside of Massachusetts hospitals owned by Dallas-based Steward Health Care amid fears that the facilities could be negatively affected by the health system's April 30 loan agreement deadline.
  2. UNC Health opens $425M surgical hospital

    Chapel Hill, N.C.-based UNC Health held a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 19 for its new $425 million surgical hospital — the single largest addition to the Chapel Hill campus since 1952.
  3. 14,280 Black patients moved up transplant waitlist after race scrubbed from criteria

    Roughly 14,280 Black kidney transplant candidates moved up the waitlist after race was eliminated from the candidate criteria, ABC News reported April 22.
  4. CDC probe into fake Botox grows: 5 notes

    Health officials are now investigating at least 22 reports of harmful reactions linked to counterfeit or mishandled Botox injections in 11 states, the CDC said in an April 19 update. The agency first announced the probe earlier this. At that time, it was investigating illnesses in five states. 
  5. Nurses' job satisfaction: 2018 vs. 2022

    The amount of registered nurses who reported being "extremely satisfied" with their jobs fell 12 percentage points between 2018 and 2022, federal data shows.
  6. Telehealth boosts quality metrics while nudging up spending

    Telehealth utilization has led to enhancements in certain healthcare utilization and quality metrics, but it has also been associated with a 1.6% increase in healthcare spending, Health Affairs research confirmed April 17. 
  7. Cardinal Health, OptumRx break up

    Cardinal Health's pharmaceutical distribution contracts with OptumRx, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, will not be renewed, the medical distributor said April 22. 
  8. Texas hospital struggling to make payroll at risk of closure

    North Runnels Hospital in Winters, Texas, does not currently have enough funds to make payroll and is at risk of closing, local news outlet reported April 21. 
  9. Top 10 business drivers for CIOs

    CIOs continue to gain stature as business leaders and pick up visibility within their organizations, according to the 2024 State of the CIO report.

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