Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Baycare gets $50M donation for children's hospital

    BayCare and St. Joseph's Children's Foundation received a $50 million gift from a Tampa family.
  2. US News delays medical school rankings again

    U.S. News & World Report has again pushed back the release date for its best medical schools rankings.
  3. To predict pressure injuries, new tool 20% better than current 'coin flip'

    A machine learning model accurately predicted the risk of about 3 in 4 hospital-acquired pressure injuries, according to a new study. 

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  1. RSV vaccine is safe for young, middle-aged adults: Pfizer

    The U.S. might soon see an approved respiratory syncytial virus vaccine for adults younger than 60. 
  2. PeaceHealth names CMO of Oregon network

    PeaceHealth has named Kim Ruscher, MD, chief medical officer of its Oregon network, the Vancouver, Wash.-based system announced April 9. 
  3. NQF to update 'never event' reporting

    The National Quality Forum is aiming to modernize and standardize serious adverse event reporting via a new patient safety effort.
  4. Sutter Health names service line president

    Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health appointed Craig Miller as its first system-level service line president.

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  1. Rehab system names CMO, COO

    Wallingford, Conn.-based Gaylord Specialty Healthcare recently appointed two executive positions.
  2. Top hospitals for fair share spending in 49 states

    The Lown Institute named the top hospitals for the largest fair share surpluses in 49 states.
  3. States facing the greatest risk from private equity

    The Private Equity Stakeholder Project, a nonprofit watchdog of the private equity industry and Wall Street, has launched the Private Equity State Risk Index to assess the effects of private equity on different states.  
  4. Christus plans freestanding ED in 'key area for growth'

    Christus Health plans to break ground on a freestanding emergency department in Henderson, Texas, on April 23. 

Clinician onboarding 2.0: How tech can streamline the process + drive savings and retention

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  1. Federal court, Philips Respironics enter consent decree

    The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania restricted Philips Respironics from producing and selling new respiratory devices from several facilities in the U.S., the FDA said April 9. 
  2. Illinois hospital moves to Meditech

    Morris (Ill.) Hospital & Healthcare Centers moved from four disparate EHR systems to a Meditech Expanse EHR system. 
  3. Apple's pay for 9 health tech jobs

    Apple continues to aggressively hire for healthcare jobs focused on enhancing the health features of its devices. 
  4. Memorial Hermann hospital halts 2nd transplant program in 5 days

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in Houston is halting its kidney transplant program days after announcing it would stop its liver transplant program, The Houston Chronicle reported April 9.
  5. Aaron Rodgers gifts $3M to California cancer center

    New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers pledged $3 million toward Enloe Health's upcoming comprehensive cancer center in Chico, Calif., the Enterprise-Record reported April 9.
  6. Dana-Farber retracts 7th study after investigation

    Boston-based Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has retracted an additional study in the midst of an investigation into research that may include manipulated or duplicated images, NBC News reported April 9.
  7. Wyoming system names chief medical officer

    Gillette, Wyo.-based Campbell County Health appointed John Houk, DO, chief medical officer.
  8. Why nearly 8,000 nurses left their jobs

    The U.S. has an all-time record number of actively licensed nurses — 5.6 million — but hospitals are struggling to recruit and retain enough. To discover missed opportunities, researchers surveyed 7,887 nurses who recently exited the healthcare industry. 
  9. Pennsylvania lawmakers push state to approve UPMC-Washington Health merger

    Members from the Washington County (Pa.) legislative delegation have called on Gov. Josh Shapiro to work with the state Attorney General Michelle Henry to help complete the merger between Pittsburgh-based UPMC and Washington (Pa.) Health System.

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