Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Mayo Clinic, Stanford mix medicine, data science to boost healthcare AI

    Physicians from Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic and data scientists from Palo Alto, Calif.-based Stanford Health Care are coming together to advance artificial intelligence in healthcare.
  2. 5 health systems launching new telehealth services

    As the digitization of healthcare accelerates, more health systems are taking advantage of telehealth tools to provide care at a patient's convenience.
  3. Top 11 health IT VC funders since '20: Where health systems rank

    Since 2020, health IT companies have closed on 1,148 venture capital funding rounds totaling $20.4 billion, Pitchbook reported May 31.
  1. 14 physician leaders-turned-CEOs in 2023

    Physicians possess many qualities that make them effective hospital CEOs, including their clinical knowledge, understanding of the healthcare industry and problem-solving skills. 
  2. Debt ceiling agreement leaves Medicare alone

    Medicare was among government spending programs that remained untouched after the House of Representatives passed legislation that would see the debt ceiling suspended until Jan. 1, 2025, The Wall Street Journal reported May 31.
  3. Cambridge Health Alliance plans layoffs, cuts open positions

    Cambridge (Mass.) Health Alliance is laying off 69 employees, reducing the hours of 15 others and eliminating 170 open positions in response to ongoing financial and operational pressures, including inflation and staff shortages, according to The Boston Globe. 
  4. How much 3 health systems are paying to resolve cyberattacks

    Several health systems have faced financial repercussions due to data breaches and cyberattacks. Here are is how much three health systems are paying to dispute them:

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  1. Tenet names COO of Massachusetts market, hospital

    Tenet Healthcare has promoted Darrin Cook from interim to permanent chief operating officer of its Massachusetts market and Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Mass. 
  2. Healthcare sector job cuts up 81% from 1st 5 months of 2022

    Healthcare/products, which includes hospitals and medical products manufacturers, announced the fourth-most job cuts among 30 industries and sectors measured in the first five months of 2023, according to one new analysis.
  3. Indiana woman charged with fraud, identity theft in case of stolen nursing license

    A federal grand jury has indicted an Indianapolis woman on several counts of fraud and identity theft in connection with the theft of a stolen LPN license used to obtain jobs at three nursing homes.
  4. Nurses at Michigan hospital authorize strike

    Members of the Michigan Nurses Association have voted to authorize a strike at McLaren Lapeer Region Hospital.

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  1. 225 hospitals that are among the best for maternity care, state by state

    Newsweek released its annual list of the best maternity hospitals in the U.S. this month. 
  2. Tenet, Detroit Medical Center, Vanguard Health pay $29M settlement in alleged kickback scheme

    Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, Detroit Medical Center and Vanguard Health Systems have agreed to pay $29.7 million to the federal government to resolve a whistleblower's allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by providing kickbacks to referring physicians.
  3. Jury orders Indiana cardiologist to pay $2.7M to patient for negligence

    An Indiana physician was found negligent and ordered to pay more than $2.6 million to a patient after a botched cardiac catheterization left the patient's right leg "disfigured and virtually unusable," reported May 26.
  4. Top 10 cardiology stories of May

    Here are the 10 most-read cardiology stories published by Becker's in May:
  5. 6-clinic medical group in Massachusetts abruptly closes

    Compass Medical, a chain of six medical clinics south of Boston, abruptly closed May 31, according to a Boston 25 News report.
  6. Pennsylvania senators revive bills to stop 'looting' of health systems by for-profit entities

    A number of bills in the Pennsylvania Senate, including one designed to bar for-profit hospitals, are seeing the light of day after being previously shelved, according to a May 29 report from radio station WHYY.
  7. New Illinois legislation could delay healthcare mergers

    New house legislation in the state is likely to "impact a large portion of healthcare-related transactions within Illinois going forward," Lexology reported May 30.
  8. 350 top AAPI physicians, per Castle Connolly

    As part of their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative, Castle Connolly has released their list of Top AAPI Doctors 2023, which honors 350 doctors across 35 states and 63 specialties. 
  9. Health IT funding in Q1: Generative AI, prior authorization 'emerging'

    Health IT companies landed $1.3 billion in venture capital funding in the first quarter of 2023, up from the low point of late 2022 but still far off from the booming pandemic years, a new Pitchbook report found.

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