Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Novant revamps leadership team amid expansion

    Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health has made several changes to its executive leadership team.
  2. The GLP-1 coverage dilemma for employers

    Big costs require big decisions, as illustrated by how GLP-1s are causing leaders of hospital employee health plans to rethink their coverage plans. 
  3. Cleveland Clinic reports 100% satisfaction in 5 labor & delivery metrics

    Cleveland Clinic is set to expand its rollout of a unique labor and delivery initiative, which led to a reduction in Cesarean section rates and a boost in patient satisfaction, to three other hospitals, it announced July 1.

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  1. Arizona hospital names CEO

    Brett Lee has been appointed CEO of Northwest Medical Center Houghton in Tucson, Ariz.
  2. Chevron ruling may hinder drug development, experts say

    Former FDA attorneys say the Supreme Court's recent decision to overturn Chevron deference, a decades-old legal precedent, could stall the development of new drugs and medical devices, Politico reported July 1. 
  3. UC Davis Health, Best Buy Health team up for 'holistic' care

    Through its partnership with Best Buy Health, UC Davis Health aims to adopt a more holistic approach to chronic disease management, Vimal Mishra, MD, associate chief medical officer at the health system told Becker's. 
  4. Virtua Health adds LVAD to its services

    Surgeons at Virtua Health, a five-hospital system based in Camden, N.J., successfully performed its first left ventricular assist device implantation, the system announced July 1.

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  1. Mass General guidance identifies 98% of pediatric allergic reactions

    New criteria from Boston-based Mass General for Children can accurately identify 98% of cases of anaphylactic children — compared to 85% with the older guidance.
  2. Pennsylvania hospital joins rural healthcare network

    Kittanning, Pa.-based Armstrong County Memorial Hospital is officially affiliated with Pennsylvania Mountain Care Network.
  3. KU Health acquires Missouri hospital in 'prime area'

    Liberty (Mo.) Hospital on July 1 officially joined the Kansas City-based University of Kansas Health System. 
  4. Northwell VP named American Heart Association president-elect

    The American Heart Association named Stacey Rosen, MD, Northwell Health's senior vice president of women's health and executive director of the Katz Institute for Women's Health, its 2024-25 volunteer president-elect.

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  1. Dr. Imran Andrabi starts role as CEO of combined Froedtert ThedaCare

    Imran Andrabi, MD, assumed the role of president and CEO of the newly created Milwaukee-based Froedtert ThedaCare Health on July 1.
  2. What is 'quality'? NAHQ campaign aims to standardize definition

    The National Association for Healthcare Quality announced a new campaign July 1 aimed at underscoring the importance of the quality at healthcare facilities nationwide. 
  3. Collapse of Novant-CHS deal 'a win for consumers,' FTC says

    Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Competition Director Henry Liu called Novant Health's decision to call off its plan to acquire two hospitals from Community Health Systems "a win for consumers."
  4. Deaconess Illinois names regional COO

    Amanda Throgmorton, BSN, RN, was appointed regional COO of Deaconess Illinois. 
  5. Travel nurse pay by state

    Average weekly travel nurse pay in the U.S. in June was $2,298.18, down 0.79% from the previous month and 5.23% from June 2023, according to data shared with Becker's from Vivian, a healthcare career marketplace.
  6. UC Davis Health names 2 physician execs

    Sacramento, Calif.-based UC Davis Health has named Joseph Galante, MD, chief medical officer of its flagship UC Davis Medical Center, and Debbie Aizenberg, MD, was selected to serve as ambulatory chief medical officer. 
  7. 5 recent Joint Commission moves

    The Joint Commission recently updated its policy on secure texting of patient information, and received a renewal of its deeming status as an accreditor of laboratory testing. 
  8. HCA to acquire Catholic system

    Catholic Medical Center, a 330-bed regional health system in Manchester, N.H., is pursuing a deal to join HCA Healthcare. 
  9. Drug researcher charged in $16M case

    A lead researcher for an Alzheimer's drug candidate was indicted June 27 in a case alleging he fabricated data, according to the Justice Department.  

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