Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 6 recent hospital, health system CEO moves

    The following hospital and health system CEO moves have recently been reported by Becker's:
  2. Advocate CEO responds to North Carolina officer shooting

    Charlotte, N.C.-based Advocate Health CEO Eugene Woods extended his condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of four law enforcement officers who were killed during a shooting in Charlotte.
  3. 7 CFO moves in 2 days

    The past week has been a busy one for hospital and health system CFO moves. 

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  1. Corewell Health names president for Southwest Michigan

    Natalie Baggio, DNP, RN, was named president of Corewell Health in Southwest Michigan. 
  2. Geisinger workers reach deals to avert Nurses Week strike

    Members of three unions affiliated with the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals have approved three-year contracts with Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, Pa.
  3. 15 million Americans still have medical bills on their credit reports

    Despite changes from the three nationwide credit reporting companies, 15 million Americans still have medical bills on their credit reports, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 
  4. Philips settles CPAP lawsuit for $1.1B

    For $1.1 billion, Philips Respironics will settle personal injury and medical monitoring lawsuits related to the safety of its continuous positive airway pressure machines and respirators. 

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  1. New York health system dedicates campus to former CEO

    Rochester, N.Y.-based St. Lawrence Health has dedicated its administrative campus to former CEO David Acker, ABC50 reported April 30. 
  2. Senators probe cyber agency's role in Change hack

    Three senators wrote a letter asking the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency about its role in addressing the Feb. 21 breach on UnitedHealthcare's subsidiary Change Healthcare, Bloomberg reported April 30. 
  3. Hospitals still affected by Change hack, AHA says

    Hospitals continue to experience "financial and operational impacts" from the Change Healthcare hack more than two months after the cyberattack on the UnitedHealth Group subsidiary, the American Hospital Association said.
  4. 12 nursing leaders to advise $500M generative AI startup

    Hippocratic AI, a healthcare generative AI startup valued at $500 million, now counts 12 nursing leaders as advisors, including four from health systems.

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  1. 20 items on HR leaders' agendas: Mercer

    Executives are zeroing in on talent strategies that they consider sustainable as they face an uncertain political and economic landscape, according to a recent report from Mercer. 
  2. Rush opens ED food pantry

    On April 22, Rush University Medical Center in Chicago opened a food pantry in its emergency department to support patients' recovery and well-being. 
  3. Gen Z's top job priorities

    For students planning to graduate with bachelor's degrees in 2024, stability, location and employer reputation are top job considerations, according to a recent report from Handshake, a career services platform. 
  4. Pfizer cervical cancer drug gets full approval

     The FDA has granted full approval for Pfizer's Tivdak (tisotumab vedotin-tftv) to treat cervical cancer in patients whose disease has progressed on or after chemotherapy. 
  5. Annual refills can save physicians 2 hours a day: AMA leader

    Physicians might be hesitant to write annual prescriptions, but Marie Brown, MD, director of practice redesign at the American Medical Association, says providers can save two hours a day with these scripts. 
  6. HCA Florida hospital taps CFO

    Jacksonville, Fla.-based HCA Florida Memorial Hospital, part of Nashville-based HCA Healthcare, has tapped Drew Hartmann as CFO, effective May 20.
  7. How 1 rural hospital reduced no-shows by 6%

    Sparta (Ill.) Community Hospital cut its no-show rate by 6% by combining the electronic health record with the communications system to deliver medical reminders and information directly to patients, according to an article on the American Hospital Association website.
  8. Pioneering nephrologist dies at 89

    Eduardo Slatopolsky, MD, a pioneering physician-scientist and nephrologist at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, died April 24 at age 89.
  9. California, Amneal partner to deliver cheaper naloxone

    California's drug label, CalRx, is teaming up with Amneal Pharmaceuticals to offer naloxone at a 40% discount, Gov. Gavin Newsom said April 29.

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