Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 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.
  2. 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 
  3. 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.

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  1. 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. 
  2. 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.   
  3. 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.
  4. 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. 

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  1. 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. 
  2. Nicholas Barcellona, Temple University Health System's financial mantra

    Nicholas Barcellona serves as the chief financial officer at Temple University Health System. 
  3. 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.
  4. 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. 
  1. How one health tech company is smashing the glass ceiling

    Healthcare technology and EHR company Meditech is smashing the glass ceiling for its senior leadership team through flexible policies and internal hiring.
  2. 16 women on the move in healthcare 

    The following executive moves made by women have been reported by or shared with Becker's since July 22.
  3. Nitrile glovemaker receives $58M to expand Texas facilities

    Fort Worth, Texas-based Rhino Health, the only manufacturer of nitrile gloves in the United States, received $58 million to expand its facilities in south Fort Worth. The company received the funding from New Markets Tax Credit with capital from five community development entity leaders. 
  4. Laguna Honda Hospital pauses patient transfers

    Patient transfers out of San Francisco-based Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center were paused by city officials July 28.
  5. Patient safety at heart of staffing shortage

    A growing shortage of healthcare workers is raising concerns about patient safety, according to a July 28 report from U.S. News & World Report.
  6. The best opportunity to disrupt healthcare

    A CIO discusses how automation will benefit patients and employees.
  7. US to buy 66M doses of Moderna's omicron-targeted vaccine 

    HHS, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense, will purchase 66 million doses of Moderna's bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster for potential use later this year.
  8. HCA hit with SEC complaint, antitrust suit

    Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare was hit with another antitrust lawsuit and a Securities and Exchange Commission complaint this week. 
  9. More than 40 abortion clinics have closed since June's Roe reversal 

    At least 43 abortion clinics nationwide have closed a month after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, according to research published July 28 from The Guttmacher Institute, a left-leaning research and policy organization focused on sexual and reproductive health.

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