Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. The 5 most important aspects for a healthcare leader to be effective with Marisa Farabaugh

    Improve your leadership skills with these tips from a healthcare executive at AdventHealth.
  2. Physician assistant pay, by specialty

    Median total wages for physican assistants working in cardiovacular and cardiothoracic surgery in 2021 were $140,000, making it the highest paid specialty, according to the American Academy of Physician Associates 2022 Salary Report released July 29 and shared with Becker's. 
  3. 18 recent hospital, health system executive resignations

    Dozens of hospital and health system executives have stepped down from their positions in 2022. 

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  1. Tennessee hospital reports unusual cluster of parechovirus cases 

    Twenty-three infants in Tennessee were diagnosed with parechovirus over a six-week period this spring, NBC News reported July 28.
  2. Gary Black, former long-time UNC Lenoir Health Care CEO, dies at 72

    Gary Black, former long-time president and CEO of Kinston, N.C.-based UNC Lenoir Health Care, died suddenly July 28 in Raleigh, N.C., the health system announced.
  3. Weill Cornell's cancer center names Dr. Jedd Wolchok director

    Weill Cornell Medicine has selected Jedd Wolchok, MD, as the Meyer Director of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center.
  4. Princeton Community Hospital to join West Virginia University Health System

    The Princeton (W.Va.) Community Hospital Association approved an agreement with the West Virginia University Health System to fully integrate into the WVU Health System, according to a July 28 announcement from the city of Princeton board of directors.

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  1. New Jersey hospital unveils $100M expansion

    Jersey City (N.J.) Medical Center unveiled a $100 million, 60,000-square-foot expansion of its emergency department, according to a July 28 report from New Jersey Advance Media.
  2. 1 healthcare leader foresees inflation causing issues on some health systems' bottom line. See why

    Daniel Durand, MD, is the chief clinical officer and chair of radiology at Baltimore-based LifeBridge Health. 
  3. Working with younger generations — 7 thoughts

    When I hear discussions about special rules for working with millennials or Gen-Z, I often think it's silly and contrived. That said, I think there are several observations worth noting.
  4. The safety issues that put UNC Medical Center's Medicare contract at risk

    New details from a federal inspection report obtained by The News & Observer offer a closer look at the safety issues that put UNC Health's flagship hospital at risk of losing its federal funding last month. 
  1. CMS short $226M in collecting on overpayments, inspector general says

    CMS has only collected 55 percent of Medicare overpayments identified in HHS Office of Inspector General audits from eight years ago, the inspector general said this week. 
  2. Tennessee hospital faces low admission rates, financial struggles

    Maryville, Tenn.-based Blount Memorial Hospital has had five months of low patient admissions leading to large losses of revenue, The Daily Times reported July 28.
  3. Side hustle or exit path? How COVID-19 shifted the side gig landscape for nurses

    Pre-pandemic, it wasn't uncommon for hospital nurses to have side gigs on their days off, be it paid or volunteer work. 
  4. Donald Lloyd on how he sets up St. Claire HealthCare for success

    Donald Lloyd serves as president and CEO at Morehead, Ky.-based St. Claire HealthCare. 
  5. Patricia Newland tapped as next UnityPoint Clinic president

    West Des Moines, Iowa-based UnityPoint Clinic named Patricia Newland, MD, president and CEO. Her position will go into effect Aug. 14. 
  6. Average resident salary by year

    The average salary for U.S. medical residents increased 16 percent between 2015 and 2022 but remained stagnant since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from Medscape. 
  7. Mount Sinai Hospital taps Jonathan Kyriacou as COO

    Jonathan Kyriacou was promoted to COO of The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, according to a memo to staff from David Reich, MD, president of The Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai Queens.
  8. Brooks-TLC Hospital System names CEO

    Kenneth Morris was appointed president and CEO of Brooks-TLC Hospital System July 26. He's taking the helm from Mary LaRowe, who is retiring on Aug. 1. 
  9. Memorial Health System plans $20M expansion

    Marietta, Ohio-based Memorial Health System is planning a $20 million, four-story medical center in Athens, Ohio, WOUB, an NPR affiliate, reported July 27. 

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