Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 27 critical access hospitals to know | 2024

    Becker's Healthcare is pleased to name 27 critical access hospitals to know. 
  2. Intermountain's quest upstream for value

    Rob Allen, president and CEO of Intermountain Health in Salt Lake City, is spending a lot of time thinking about changing payment mechanisms and the flow of care for the value-based environment. The health system has been in value-based arrangements since 2011 and Mr. Allen is now challenging his team to think further upstream to manage populations.
  3. Healthcare's growing threat: Attacks on remote access systems

    Ransomware groups are increasingly focusing on executing attacks on vulnerable remote access systems in healthcare, a April 12 report from nonprofit patient safety organization ECRI found. 

The present and future of patient marketing is personalization

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  1. Increased focus is needed on healthcare cybersecurity support, protection

    The stark contrast between expectations placed on healthcare providers and the reality of our cybersecurity challenges has come into sharp focus since the attack on Change Healthcare. 
  2. Adventist HealthCare wants $150M from state for replacement hospital

    Gaithersburg, Md.-based Adventist HealthCare has received $10 million from the state and is looking for $150 million more over time for the development of its new hospital in Prince George's County, Md., the Washington Business Journal reported April 11.
  3. Rush's data hub evolves to include Lollapalooza, migrants

    When the Lollapalooza music festival brings more than 400,000 people to Chicago each summer, Rush University System for Health works with the city to make sure it has enough hospital beds.
  4. $335M Henry Ford, Michigan State research center gets green light

    Construction on a $335 million biomedical research center in Detroit is expected to begin in May after receiving approval from the Michigan State University board of trustees.

Overcoming the collections crisis: How ASCs can leverage data to boost patient collections + loyalty

ASCs are seeing an explosion of uncompensated care. Learn how rethinking collections can boost revenue + patient retention here.
  1. How to resurrect the work best friend

    A person who has social connections at their job is 50% more likely to stay there, according to a recent report from Korn Ferry. But in the remote and hybrid work worlds, corporate camaraderie is increasingly hard to curate. 
  2. Joint Commission taps 4 execs, 1 from Mass General

    The Joint Commission has tapped four new executives, including two C-suite leaders. 
  3. 18 rehabilitation hospitals opening, expanding in 2024

    Here are 18 hospitals opening or expanding rehabilitation units and centers in 2024:
  4. Essentia Health taps senior VP of operations for Minnesota hospital

    Duluth, Minn.-based Essentia Health has tapped Tamm Kritzer as its new senior vice president of hospital relations at Duluth-based St. Mary's Medical Center. 

Clinician onboarding 2.0: How tech can streamline the process + drive savings and retention

Clinician retention starts on day 1. Learn how proactive hospitals are streamlining onboarding to save costs + delight new employees here.
  1. The state of hospital pharmacies in 2024: 10 notes

    In 2024, healthcare pharmacy executives are focused on standardizing their formularies and streamlining drug purchasing, according to 275 hospital pharmacy leaders surveyed by Bluesight. 
  2. This common gas could be linked to rise in lung cancer

    Columbus-based Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center-Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital found that the "concerning rise" in nonsmoking lung cancer cases could be due to radon gas.
  3. US sues Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

    The U.S. filed a lawsuit against Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, alleging the New York-based drugmaker of inflating Medicare reimbursement rates for Eylea, the Justice Department said. 
  4. NLRB issues complaint against Tenet hospital

    The National Labor Relations Board has issued a formal complaint against St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Mass., indicting it on multiple charges related to nurse management and staffing concerns. 
  5. Why innovation is more than a buzzword for UMMC's CEO

    For Bert O'Malley, MD, president and CEO of Baltimore-based University of Maryland Medical Center, innovation is more than just a buzzword in healthcare.
  6. 22 recent hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves have been shared with or reported by Becker's this year:
  7. NAACOS co-founder, CEO to retire

    National Association of ACOs President and CEO Clif Gaus, ScD, will retire this fall from the organization, which he co-founded in 2012. 
  8. VA aims to revive Oracle Health EHR rollout

    The VA aims to resume its Oracle Health EHR rollout before the end of fiscal year 2025, after pausing the $16 billion initiative in 2023, Nextgov reported April 11. 
  9. Arizona city to get its 1st hospital

    The Regional Center for Border Health plans to spend up to $70 million to open the first-ever hospital in San Luis, Ariz., local news outlet KYMA reported April 11. 

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