Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. How Providence succeeds at digital marketing on a budget

    Renton, Wash.-based Providence, which comprises 52 hospitals and 1,085 clinics, is working with a fraction of the budget traditionally available to marketing organizations, yet its initiatives have significantly reduced the costs of advertising dollars while continuing to drive clinic reputation.
  2. Google relaxes ban on ads for experimental medical treatment

    Google will now allow ads for stem cell treatment therapy and some gene or cell therapy, marking a reversal from its previous policy that banned all ads promoting experimental medical treatment, reported The Verge May 10.
  3. 3 healthcare leaders discuss moving out of the pandemic

    Three physician leaders recently spoke of a panel discussion for the American Medical Association where they reminisced on how far testing has come, argued for increased public health funding and identified a silver lining to the pandemic.

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  1. California hospital receives $25M gift

    Pasadena, Calif.-based Huntington Hospital received a $25 million donation from the Panda Charitable Family Foundation of the Cherng family, the founders of Panda Express.
  2. NewYork-Presbyterian COO to retire

    Laura Forese, MD, executive vice president and COO of New York City-based NewYork-Presbyterian, is retiring in June 2023, she said in a message to her colleagues.
  3. Physicians issue warnings to parents amid baby formula shortage

    Physicians are urging parents not to dilute baby formula amid an ongoing shortage of the product. 
  4. Increasing healthcare ROI through AI to unlock capacity: Q&A with Sanjeev Agrawal, President & COO of LeanTaaS

    As part of Becker’s 12th Annual Meeting in April 2022, healthcare analytics expert LeanTaaS gave a half-day summit to explore the role of data in expanding capacity for care.

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  1. Newly released documents reveal extent Mallinckrodt pushed opioids

    Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals relied on hundreds of physicians to write a "steady stream" of painkiller prescriptions at the height of the opioid epidemic, The Washington Post reported May 10.
  2. Maine hospital must pay $181K to psychologist for unequal pay, judge rules

    Northern Light Acadia Hospital in Bangor, Maine, owes a psychologist nearly $181,000 in back pay, damages and interest related to her claim of gender-based pay discrimination in violation of the state's equal pay law, according to the Bangor Daily News.
  3. Cerebral changes online ads in the midst of overprescribing allegations

    Telehealth startup Cerebral adjusted its marketing and advertising strategies to reflect the suspension of controlled substance prescriptions for new patients after allegations of overprescribing by providers surfaced, M+MM reported May 10. 
  4. Care New England CEO to retire

    James Fanale, MD, plans to retire as president and CEO of Providence, R.I.-based Care New England Health System.

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  1. Pfizer 'intensively researching' long-lasting COVID-19 vaccine

    Pfizer's CEO said the company is currently focused on developing a COVID-19 vaccine that offers protection for at least one year in anticipation that longer lasting efficacy will encourage more people to stay up to date with vaccine recommendations. 
  2. Cleveland Clinic: Pediatric heart failure burden grows

    Pediatric heart failure emergency department visits and primary heart failure hospitalizations rose dramatically between 2012 and 2016, according to a new study led by researchers at Cleveland Clinic. 
  3. Massachusetts General Hospital nurses help develop tech to alleviate frontline workers' burdens

    Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital partnered with infusion therapy and pain management company B. Braun Medical to create innovation teams to develop technologies that alleviate front-line workers' burdens and improve patient care. 
  4. UVA Health launches world's 1st ultrasound immunotherapy cancer center

    Charlottesville, Va.-based UVA Health and the Focused Ultrasound Foundation have launched the world's first cancer center focused on enhancing the effectiveness of immunotherapy treatment by combining it with focused ultrasound. 
  5. ​​Cost cuts, layoffs hit tech startups amid economic ripples 

    Economic headwinds are disrupting the high growth bubbles tech startups have created, forcing them to implement serious cost-cutting strategies like layoffs and sometimes even closure, The New York Times reported May 11. 
  6. How CIOs can win the battle for talent systemwide

    Brad Reimer, CIO of Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, S.D., has staffing issues for the entire system top of mind as he keeps an eye on strategic planning.
  7. Atrium, Advocate Aurora to merge

    Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health plan to merge into a 67-hospital system with upward of $27 billion in revenue and nearly 158,000 employees combined. 
  8. Ardent Health expands RCM deal with Ensemble

    Ardent Health Services, a network of 30 hospitals in six states, has expanded its revenue cycle management partnership with Ensemble Health Partners. 
  9. Moderna CFO out after 1 day in role

    Moderna's newly hired CFO departed within a day of taking the role, the pharmaceutical company announced to investors May 11. 

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