Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 7 hospitals hiring chief information security officers

    Below are seven hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking chief information security officers in the last month.
  2. Doctor on Demand, Grand Rounds wrap multibillion-dollar merger: 5 details

    Telehealth provider Doctor on Demand and clinical navigation platform Grand Rounds have completed their merger, the companies said May 11. 
  3. US sees fewer than 40,000 new COVID-19 cases for 3rd straight day

    The U.S. reported 36,231 new COVID-19 cases May 10 — the third consecutive day this tally was under 40,000, reports The Wall Street Journal.

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  1. Rhode Island hospital finance chief dodged 2 layoff attempts in the last year

    The chief of operations and financial management at Eleanor Slater Hospital, an embattled state-run psychiatric hospital in Cranston, R.I., avoided losing his job for months despite two layoff attempts, according to local news station WPRI. 
  2. Physicians see fewer recruiting offers

    Fewer jobs are being offered to physicians in their final year of training in 2021 compared to previous years — likely because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey released May 11.   
  3. 8 hospitals laying off workers

    Many hospitals across the U.S. are turning to layoffs to right-size their organizations or cut costs as they recover from the financial hit from the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  4. FTC asks judge to halt acquisition of New Jersey hospital system

    The Federal Trade Commission is asking a federal judge to stop Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health's acquisition of Englewood (N.J.) Health during the agency's antitrust challenge, according to Law360. 

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  1. Pfizer vaccine authorized for adolescents — which states have most newly eligible kids?

    The FDA expanded its emergency use authorization of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children age 12 to 15 on May 10.
  2. Dartmouth accuses 17 medical students of online cheating

    Hanover, N.H.-based Dartmouth has investigated several students at its Geisel School of Medicine for allegedly cheating while taking exams online, according to a May 7 report in the Valley News.
  3. Courageous, innovative and resilient: 10 CNOs on the 1 word they'd use to describe their teams

    In recognition of National Nurses Week, Becker's asked 10 chief nursing officers or nurse executives from health systems nationwide to share the one word they'd use to describe their nursing team over the past year.
  4. What 3,000 healthcare leaders told Philips they're expecting after the pandemic

    Three thousand healthcare leaders told Philips what they are expecting in health IT after the pandemic era, according to a May report.

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  1. 4 recent hospital, health system executive retirements

    The following hospital and health system executive retirements have been reported since April 16.
  2. Oregon's Providence Milwaukie Hospital reaches 1st contract with workers

    Healthcare workers at Providence Milwaukie (Ore.) Hospital have reached their first union contract with hospital management, according to union and hospital statements. 
  3. Private equity pushes into healthcare: 8 recent deals

    The healthcare sector is drawing interest from private equity investors this year, with at least eight deals announced in the last month.
  4. 4 recent cancer care partnerships

    Here are four recent cancer care-related partnerships and affiliations formed since April 15. 
  5. FDA authorizes Pfizer vaccine for kids ages 12-15

    The FDA has authorized Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to be used in children as young as 12. 
  6. Biden administration rolls out COVID-19 vaccine hotline to alleviate tech barriers

    The Biden administration launched a new COVID-19 vaccination hotline for people who prefer to get information about the shot via phone instead of online, according to a May 9 NPR report.
  7. Baptist Health System offers $20K sign-on bonuses to nurses, care associates

    Baptist Health System in San Antonio is offering new nurses, as well as patient care and lab associates, up to $20,000 sign-on bonuses, the health system said in an announcement about its upcoming hiring event May 11.
  8. WHO declares COVID-19 variant from India 'variant of concern'

    A more transmissible COVID-19 variant that first emerged in India, known as B.1.617, is now a global "variant of concern," the World Health Organization said during a May 10 news conference.
  9. 12 key healthcare consumerism moves in 2021

    Below is a list of 12 healthcare consumerism partnerships, acquisitions and initiatives announced in 2021.

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