Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 75 Black healthcare leaders to know | 2022

    Diversity is important in the healthcare C-suite so health systems can best serve their entire patient population and workforce.
  2. North Carolina hospital closes ICU

    Williamston, N.C.-based Martin General Hospital is closing its intensive care unit Aug. 1 due to staffing difficulties, NBC affiliate WITN reports.
  3. 25% of Americans felt threatening health officials was justified amid COVID-19 closures

    More adults in the U.S. came to see harassment and threats to public health officials as warranted because of COVID-19 business closures, according to a study published July 29 in JAMA Open Network.

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  1. Attack on nurse prompts Duke Health to intensify security

    Duke Health is ramping up security at its hospitals following an attack that left an emergency room nurse unconscious and with facial fractures. 
  2. Beyond the dollar: Hospitals embrace flexibility to retain workers

    Hospitals and health systems have largely relied on competitive pay to retain employees throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Now many organizations are going beyond financial benefits to keep staff, offering more flexibility in when and where they work. 
  3. 22 recent hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves have been reported by Becker's Hospital Review since July 25: 
  4. IU Health reports loss for 1st half of 2022, sees improvement in Q2

    Following a $29.8 million loss in operating revenue in the first quarter of 2022, Indianapolis based-Indiana University Health reported an income of $21 million in the second quarter of its fiscal year.

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  1. 20 states with BA.2.75 cases

    Twenty states and the District of Columbia have reported cases of the newest omicron subvariant BA.2.75 as of  Aug. 8, early disease surveillance data shows. 
  2. CHS sells Oklahoma hospital

    Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems has sold AllianceHealth Seminole (Okla.) to SSM Health Oklahoma, according to a July 28 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 
  3. What will stunt health system tech growth in the next 2 years

    Five health system executives focused on IT and innovation share the big challenges ahead and factors that could hinder technology growth.
  4. MaineGeneral Medical Center names Dr. Dan Vick chief medical officer

    MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta has named Dan Vick, MD, chief medical officer. He took on the role in late March, he told Becker's 
  1. NorthShore reaches $10.3M settlement in vaccine mandate case

    Evanston, Ill.-based NorthShore University HealthSystem has agreed to pay more than $10.3 million to resolve allegations over its COVID-19 shot mandate, Evanston Now reported July 29.
  2. AHA releases tech and data guidance for hospitals

    The American Hospital Association has released its second part in a series of guides  aimed at helping hospitals retain and recruit a quality workforce, this time focused on using data and technology. 
  3. Meet the top leaders of US News' top 10 hospitals: 2022-23

    Hospital and health system CEOs have faced an array of challenges, from workforce shortages to financial strain, all while working to lead their teams during the COVID-19 pandemic.   
  4. COVID-19 cases dip slightly as BA.5's prevalence grows: 10 CDC findings

    The U.S. saw minor fluctuations in COVID-19 cases, admissions and deaths this week, according to the CDC's COVID-19 data tracker weekly review published July 29.
  5. Kindred sued over meal breaks automatically deducted from pay

    A woman has filed a lawsuit alleging that Louisville, Ky.-based Kindred Healthcare broke state and federal law by withholding pay from workers, Law360 reported July 28. 
  6. New York hospital reaches tentative labor deal

    Ogdensburg, N.Y.-based Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center has reached a tentative deal with Service Employees International Union 1199 Upstate, WWNYTV reported July 28. 
  7. Nicholas Barcellona, Temple University Health System's financial mantra

    Nicholas Barcellona serves as the chief financial officer at Temple University Health System. 
  8. Rite Aid denies some prescriptions from telehealth startups

    Rite Aid Corp. has stopped filling prescriptions for controlled substances from the telehealth startups Cerebral and Done, Bloomberg reported July 28.
  9. The learning lessons from the pandemic with Richard Evans from NewYork-Presbyterian

    See the silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic and how a healthcare leader applied it to his team. 

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