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  1. Healthcare is worst-performing S&P 500 sector so far this year

    Healthcare is the lowest-performing S&P 500 sector so far in 2019, after being the best-performing last year, according to The Wall Street Journal.
  2. MetroHealth breaks ground on 264-bed Cleveland hospital

    MetroHealth System in Cleveland broke ground April 15 on an 11-story, 264-bed hospital, which is part of its $946 million revamp, according to The Plain Dealer.
  3. Congo's Ebola outbreak still not global emergency, WHO rules

    The World Health Organization's emergency committee again ruled that the Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak is not an international emergency, reports CIDRAP News.

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  1. UHS can't dodge claims it held patients illegally, investors say

    Shareholders who have been in a legal fight with Universal Health Services since 2017 have argued the King of Prussia, Pa.-based hospital operator can't dismiss claims it fueled revenues by exaggerating patients' risk of suicide and involuntarily committing them to its psychiatric hospitals.
  2. 6 recent healthcare layoffs

    The following healthcare layoffs have been reported by Becker's Hospital Review since April 5. 
  3. Ex-physician assistant gets prison time for role in $1B healthcare fraud scheme

    A Florida federal judge sentenced Arnaldo Carmouze, a former physician assistant, to 80 months in prison for his role in a $1 billion Medicare and Medicaid fraud scheme.
  4. Baptist Health taps Texas Health Resources executive as new CEO

    Jacksonville, Fla.-based Baptist Health appointed Brett S. McClung president and CEO, effective in early July.

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  1. Broward Health names assistant VP of finance, hospital CFO: 5 notes

    Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Broward Health has selected Modesto Gato to serve as assistant vice president of finance and Onel Rodriguez as CFO of Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale.
  2. Memorial Sloan Kettering's annual revenue climbs to $4.9B

    New York City-based Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center ended 2018 with higher revenue and lower operating income than in 2017, according to unaudited financial documents released April 9.
  3. 11 latest healthcare industry lawsuits

    From a nurse suing a Washington health system over unpaid breaks to a Florida healthcare executive convicted in a $1.3 billion healthcare fraud case, here are the latest healthcare industry lawsuits making headlines.
  4. Oregon system’s investment losses offset solid 2018 earnings

    Bend, Ore.-based St. Charles Health System posted solid earnings in 2018, but stock market losses were a drag on the nonprofit hospital system’s financial performance, according to financial documents cited by The Bulletin.

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  1. Movers and shakers: 11 latest leadership changes affecting health IT

    Becker's Hospital Review reported the following health IT executive moves affecting hospitals, companies and federal agencies during the past month:
  2. Yale-New Haven Hospital, cafeteria workers sign labor deal

    Yale-New Haven (Conn.) Hospital has signed a new contract with the union that represents its cafeteria workers, according to the Yale Daily News.
  3. 24 latest hospital, health system executive moves

    Becker's Hospital Review reported on the following hospital and health system executive moves in last week.
  4. Martin Shkreli must face antitrust suit, judge rules

    A federal judge has declined to dismiss an antitrust suit against "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli and Retrophin, the biotech he founded, according to Bloomberg Law.
  5. 5 recent pharma layoffs

    Becker's Hospital Review has reported the following five drug or biotech company layoffs in the last two weeks. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.
  6. Bristol-Myers shareholders approve $74B Celgene deal

    Despite pushback from several investors, Bristol-Myers Squibb shareholders voted in favor of its $74 billion acquisition of cancer drugmaker Celgene, according to CNBC.
  7. Southwestern Medical Center names CEO: 3 takeaways

    Southwestern Medical Center in Lawton, Okla., has appointed Elizabeth Jones CEO, effective May 6.
  8. Teamwork among top 3 drivers of nurse engagement, survey shows

    While more than 73 percent of nurses care about the success of their hospital, only 57.1 percent feel a sense of ownership about their jobs, according to a survey from healthcare research and consultancy firm PRC.
  9. Mount Sinai receives $6M for telemedicine-equipped surgery suite

    New York City-based Mount Sinai Health System announced April 11 it received a $6 million donation toward its IT and telemedicine-enabled plastic and reconstructive surgery suite.

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