Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. What are health systems' top digital priorities?

    Health systems are prioritizing their digital spending on artificial intelligence scribes and other AI technology.
  2. New Orleans hospital taps chief medical officer

    LCMC Health's Touro hospital in New Orleans has appointed Candace Stevens Robinson, MD, chief medical officer. 
  3. 18 recent hospital, health system COO moves

    The following hospital and health system COO moves have been reported by Becker's since June 6:

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  1. 10 top cardiovascular hospitals, per US News

    Cleveland Clinic is once again the top-ranked heart hospital in the U.S., according to U.S. News' 2024-2025 ranking.
  2. Cedars-Sinai taps oncologist for surgeon-in-chief

    Eugene Kim, MD, has been named surgeon-in-chief and associate director of surgery at Torrance, Calif.-based Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children's.
  3. The top 10 geriatric hospitals, per US News

    Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City tops U.S. News & World Report's list of the best hospitals for geriatrics. 
  4. UChicago supply chain workers begin strike

    The difference between $2.1 million and $2.5 million has prompted nearly 130 UChicago Medicine tradespeople and supply chain workers to go on strike. 

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  1. UC Irvine electronic portal promises reduced racial disparities for cancer patients

    A University of California Irvine study reported 90% patient satisfaction in cancer patients who were offered a multilanguage electronic tool to report their symptoms.
  2. JD Vance's healthcare record: What hospital leaders should know

    Former President Donald Trump selected Sen. J.D. Vance as his running mate July 15.
  3. Apple secures win in EKG patent fight

    Apple secured another win in a legal fight challenging the patent for the electrocardiogram technology in its watch.
  4. AI on par with humans in drafting MyChart messages, study finds

    Artificial intelligence drafted patient portal messages of similar quality to those written by human clinicians, according to a new study from New York City-based NYU Langone Health.

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  1. Top 9 AI, digital challenges for health systems

    Health system executives are focused on digital and artificial intelligence, but many say they lack the organizational commitment, resources or planning to invest in the technologies, McKinsey & Co. reported July 15.
  2. Patient charged in roommate's death at Pennsylvania hospital

    A patient at Norristown (Pa.) State Hospital is facing first-degree murder charges after police say he killed his roommate during a July 14 altercation, ABC affiliate WPVI reported July 16. 
  3. Best nursing schools by state

    Nursing profession advocate has ranked the best nursing licensing programs by their National Council Licensure Examination-RN pass rates.
  4. What community groups need to improve healthcare: Viewpoint

    Community-based organizations need greater power to achieve health equity, Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente's chief health officer recently said.
  5. AtlantiCare embarks on Vision 2030 with Oracle Health

    AtlantiCare and Oracle Health are teaming up for a six-year initiative dubbed "Vision 2030," which includes embedding 20 new solutions and more than 60 capabilities across its organization.
  6. Bon Secours Mercy Health taps new CFO for 2 hospitals

    Cincinnati, Ohio-based Bon Secours Mercy Health has tapped Victor Sprague as CFO of the Cincinnati-based Jewish Hospital and Mercy Kings Mills Hospital in Mason, Ohio, according to a July 16 LinkedIn post. 
  7. Nurse triage in 911 call centers drops ambulance dispatches by 41%

    A District of Columbia program that placed nurses in 911 call centers to triage non-life-threatening calls resulted in a drop of ambulance dispatches from 97% to 56%.
  8. Drug therapy shows promise in eliminating melanoma tumors

    A clinical trial conducted by researchers at Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic and Minneapolis-based University of Minnesota found drug combinations eliminated or shrunk tumors in 70% of clinical trial participants with stage 3 melanoma. 
  9. MyMichigan hospital names president

    Hunter Nostrant was named president of MyMichigan Medical Center Alpena. He will begin Sept. 1.

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