Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Senator calls on FTC to probe Amazon's One Medical acquisition

    On July 28, Sen. Josh Hawley wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission urging it to look into Amazon's planned acquisition of One Medical. 
  2. Nurse arrested for allegedly bringing gun to Lifespan hospital

    A nurse was arrested July 31 at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, R.I., after she was found in possession of a gun, police told CBS affiliate WPRI.
  3. CDC releases monkeypox isolation guidance as cases near 6,000: 4 updates

    With U.S. monkeypox cases now surpassing 5,800, the CDC has issued isolation and prevention practices for those infected. 

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  1. Mon Health Medical Center names Krystal Atkinson chief administrative officer

    West Virginia-based Mon Health Medical Center has named Krystal Atkinson, DNP, its chief administrative officer.
  2. Oracle job cuts hit US

    Oracle has begun cutting U.S. jobs as part of a worldwide workforce reduction, according to Bloomberg.
  3. Healthgrades recognizes 145 hospitals for obstetrics, gynecology

    Healthgrades identified 145 hospitals as the recipients of 2022 National Leaders in Obstetrics & Gynecology awards on Aug. 2.
  4. CMS releases final inpatient payment rule: 6 takeaways

    CMS released its annual Inpatient Prospective Payment System final rule Aug. 1, which raises Medicare payment rates for acute care hospitals. 

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  1. Northwell Health names Sophy Lu as CIO

    New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health named Sophy Lu as CIO.
  2. US job seeker relocation falls to record low

    U.S. job seekers relocating for new positions fell to the lowest recorded level in the second quarter of 2022, according to a July 29 report from executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
  3. Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital plans $71.8M expansion

    Memorial Hermann Cypress (Texas) Hospital will grow by 185,000 square feet and add more than 500 parking spaces as part of a $71.8 million project it expects to complete in two years, the health system said July 28.
  4. CMS will continue to report patient safety data

    CMS will continue reporting data on patient safety indicators including pressure sores, falls and sepsis.
  1. 5 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Below are five hospitals that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  2. Healthcare ransomware attacks up 328%

    Healthcare ransomware attacks jumped 328 percent in the second quarter of this year, despite a drop in the attacks globally, according to the 2022 midyear update of the "SonicWall Cyber Threat Report."
  3. Amazon boosts lead in growing cloud market

    The global cloud industry grew by nearly a third year over year, and Amazon increased its lead in the market, according to a July 28 report from Synergy Research Group.
  4. $45M funding round for AI diagnostics company includes Mayo Clinic

    Diagnostic Robotics, a company that uses artificial intelligence to diagnose medical conditions, closed on a $45 million series B funding round July 28 that included Mayo Clinic.
  5. Workers from 2nd Mayo facility vote to decertify union

    Healthcare workers at the Mayo Clinic Health System in St. James, Minn., have voted to remove the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 65 as their bargaining representative.
  6. What long COVID-19 means for the US labor shortage

    Millions of Americans are struggling with long-term health complications linked to COVID-19 that could worsen the nation's labor shortage, according to an Aug. 1 analysis from Kaiser Family Foundation.
  7. Wright Lassiter takes over as CommonSpirit CEO

    Wright Lassiter III has started his role as CEO of Chicago-based CommonSpirit Health. 
  8. How 5 health systems are pacing on their climate pledges

    Many health systems have pledged to change their strategies in order to meet climate goals, some set individually and others as part of a national agenda. Five of the biggest health systems have also made commitments and are chipping away at their goals.
  9. Novant Health hospital taps Beth Mosher as new chief nursing officer

    Novant Health Mint Hill (N.C.) Medical Center has welcomed Beth Mosher, MSN, as its new chief nursing officer, The Mint Hill Times reported Aug. 1. 

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