Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. NYU Langone Health to commercialize biomedical discoveries

    NYU Langone Health, based in New York City, is partnering with healthcare investment firm Deerfield Management Company to commercialize its biomedical discoveries. 
  2. California health system switches to Cerner EHR

    Seneca Healthcare District, based in Chester, Calif., implemented its new EHR system from Cerner on June 5, replacing its outdated system. 
  3. US healthcare workers walk off the job: 7 strikes in 2023

    Healthcare workers have participated in labor strikes across the U.S., citing concerns about staffing, patient care, working conditions and employee retention. 
  1. How Epic, Cerner + 2 other EHR vendors are using AI

    Hospitals are unleashing the power of artificial intelligence and EHR vendors are taking note, with many of them integrating AI algorithms into their workflows.
  2. FTC takes aim at bill that may shield UNC Health from antitrust enforcement

    The Federal Trade Commission wrote a letter to North Carolina House Health Committee members, opposing a bill that aims to prevent antitrust officials from challenging the University of North Carolina Health Care System for engaging in anticompetitive mergers and conduct.
  3. Mark Cuban's drug company partners with 2 mail-order pharmacies

    Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Co., a mail-order pharmacy with thousands of generics and a handful of brand-name drugs, has partnered with two mail-order pharmacies. 
  4. 5 hospitals launching new virtual nursing programs

    Here are five organizations launching virtual nursing programs since Feb. 14: 

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  1. American Hospital Association's 4 tips for using generative AI

    With more health systems capitalizing on generative artificial intelligence, the American Hospital Association released four tips for hospitals looking to incorporate generative AI tools into their workflows.
  2. When patients feel gaslighted, it's time to find another physician, says Northwell Health leader 

    Almost by definition, the concept of medical gaslighting might be easy for some clinicians to brush off, but physicians have joined the conversation — #medicalgaslighting — on TikTok to raise awareness that dismissing a patient's healthcare concerns is not only short-sighted, but it's bad medicine.
  3. Northwell hospital unveils $92M expansion project

    Riverhead, N.Y.-based Peconic Bay Medical Center, a part of Northwell Health, unveiled a $92 million expansion project that will add a new Center for Women and Infants and boost emergency care services.
  4. Mississippi health system deploys cloud-based workforce app

    Gulf Coast, Miss.-based Singing River Health System deployed Elemeno Health, a cloud-based healthcare workforce app and digital clinician resource hub, at all three of its hospitals.

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  1. PeaceHealth hospital names chief nursing officer

    Tanya Shanks-Connors, MSN, BSN, joined Vancouver, Wash.-based PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center as chief nursing officer June 5.
  2. Viewpoint: More immigrant nurses available if Congress acts 

    Hospitals working to bolster their burned out and dwindling nursing staffs by hiring  internationally trained nurses were stopped in their tracks when the State Department issued a red light on green cards in April. 
  3. HCA continental division welcomes CEO

    Chad Christianson is the new president and CEO of Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare's continental division.
  4. Healthgrades creates LGBTQ+ care designation

    Healthgrades has partnered with a nonprofit organization to create a new LGBTQ+ Affirming Care Designation on its website. 
  5. 5 viruses experts are keeping watch on this summer

    COVID-19 hospitalizations hit a record low at the end of May — this, after a hectic winter and spring that brought a surge in respiratory syncytial virus, flu and invasive strep. 
  6. New York hospital agrees to 20.5% average wage bump in contract

    St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson, N.Y., part of Rockville Centre, N.Y.-based Catholic Health, has reached a tentative contract with the New York State Nurses Association.
  7. Merck sues feds to stop Medicare drug price negotiations

    Merck said it filed a lawsuit against the federal government seeking an injunction of the drug price negotiation program in the Inflation Reduction Act, arguing it violates the First and Fifth Amendments, Reuters reported June 6.
  8. 7 updates on brain-eating amoeba cases in the US

    Cases of the bacteria that causes brain-eating amoeba infections, Naegleria fowleri, are continuing to increase in several U.S. states. Now, Indiana is the most recent place to report new infections, WBIW radio reported June 6. 
  9. 7 health systems seeking revenue cycle vice presidents

    Seven health systems recently posted job listings seeking revenue cycle vice presidents. 

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