Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Utah 1st state to enact PA Licensure Compact

    Utah has become the first state to adopt the Physician Assistant Licensure Compact through legislation.
  2. Most health debt is owed to hospitals, and minorities and low-income people bear the brunt

    Americans are knee-deep in medical debt and most of that debt is owed to hospitals, with minority and low-income patients dealing with a disproportionate amount of it, according to a March 18 Washington Post report.
  3. Cleveland Clinic, IBM installs first healthcare quantum computer

    Cleveland Clinic and IBM have installed the first healthcare quantum computer at the health system, SDxCentral reported March 20.  
  1. States take aim at EpiPen costs

    At least five states have introduced legislation this year to cap patients' out-of-pocket costs for EpiPens and other generic epinephrine autoinjectors. 
  2. Withheld COVID-19 origins data is 'inexcusable,' WHO says

    Researchers have discovered new data around the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, and WHO is calling on China to be transparent about their research and data, Science reported March 17.
  3. Oracle Cerner to lay off some employees, bring others back to office

    Oracle Cerner plans to lay off some employees and bring others back to the office full time, the Kansas City Business Journal reported.
  4. With app, Seattle Children's wants to create 'ChatGPT for healthcare'

    Seattle Children's built an app for kids and their families to do Zoom-powered virtual visits, access their MyChart patient portal and navigate the hospital. But its creators told Becker's they want to keep pushing to create the "ChatGPT" or "Google Calendar" of digital front doors.

Unlocking precision care at population-scale

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  1. HHS sued by hospitals over 'delayed' Medicare DSH payments

    About 40 hospitals across five states have filed a lawsuit against HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra, alleging that yearslong delays in correcting Medicare disproportionate share hospital payments have cost them "tens of millions" of dollars.
  2. Jefferson budgets for $80M loss this year

    Joseph Cacchione, MD, CEO of Jefferson Health, told the audience at the Philadelphia Business Journal's Healthcare CEO Summit that the system expects to end the 2023 fiscal year with an $80 million loss as labor and supply costs continue to increase. But things are moving in the right direction.
  3. 15 best, worst states for physicians in 2023

    Montana, South Dakota and Idaho are the top three places for physicians to practice in the U.S., according to a WalletHub ranking published March 20. The worst places to practice this year are Hawaii, Rhode Island and Alaska. 
  4. Nuance, Microsoft bet big on GPT for healthcare

    Nuance Communications, a software and conversational artificial intelligence company owned by Microsoft, launched Dragon Ambient Experience Express, a clinical documentation application that uses OpenAI's newest model, GPT-4.

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  1. Quest Diagnostics acquires Northern Light lab in Maine

    Quest Diagnostics has acquired select assets of Northern Light Laboratory, the outreach lab services business of Brewer, Maine-based Northern Light Health.
  2. Northwell picks Epic in EHR switch

    New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health is moving from Allscripts to Epic Systems.  
  3. Staffing, strict abortion laws lead Idaho hospital to end obstetrics services

    A combination of a loss of pediatricians, changing demographics and some of the strictest abortion laws in the country is forcing Sandpoint, Idaho-based Bonner General Hospital to stop delivering babies, the hospital said in a news release.
  4. Mass General Brigham physicians look to unionize

    Medical residents and fellows at Somerville, Mass.-based Mass General Brigham are preparing to organize a housestaff union.
  5. Physicians and their bosses don't see eye to eye on retirement

    A new survey finds physicians have different expectations and reasons for retirement than their administrators assume.
  6. Chuck Lorre donates $30M to Cedars-Sinai to fund new school

    Film and TV producer and writer Chuck Lorre has donated $30 million to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to develop a school for underserved individuals seeking to pursue a career in healthcare.
  7. New York system CEO steps down

    Kimberly Boynton has stepped down as president and CEO of Syracuse, N.Y.-based Crouse Health.
  8. Montefiore Health reports $98.5M operating loss in 2022

    New York City-based Montefiore Health System has reported an operating loss of $98.5 million for 2022 on approximately $7 billion of annual revenues as expenses rose 4.7 percent over the previous year.
  9. Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center names vice president of cancer disparities

    Edith Mitchell, MD, was appointed enterprise vice president for cancer disparities at Philadelphia-based Jefferson Health's Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center.

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