Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Alabama hospital names new CFO

    Birmingham, Ala.-based Princeton Baptist Medical Center has named Greg Anderson CFO.
  2. Medical group exits Prospect affiliate, joins Care New England network

    Boston-based Arches Medical Partners'  physician group will leave CharterCare Provider Group, part of Los Angeles-based Prospect Medical Holding, and partner with Integra Community Care Network, part of Providence, R.I.-based Care New England Health System, according to a July 18 news release shared with Becker's. Arches medical group will bring nine locations and 40 primary care providers under Integra.
  3. Ardent raises $192M in reduced IPO

    Brentwood, Tenn.-based Ardent Health raised about $192 million in a downsized initial public offering, Bloomberg reported July 18. 

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  1. 1 physician's call for health systems to address climate change

    With 8% of carbon emissions in the U.S. stemming from the healthcare system, Wendy Levinson, MD, provided actionable recommendations for physicians to make a change.
  2. Tennessee children's hospital, medical school tap pediatric surgery chief

    Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, both based in Memphis, Tenn., have named Bret Mettler, MD, as the new chief of pediatric cardiac surgery and executive co-director of the Le Bonheur and UT Health Science Center Heart Institute.
  3. Illinois health system's name to adorn $100M soccer complex

    Evanston, Ill.-based Endeavor Health has secured the naming rights for a new $100 million soccer complex in Chicago.
  4. How one hospital's pediatric residency program achieved a 100% match rate

    While many hospitals and health systems have shared plans for or launched physician residency programs this year, Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando, Fla. is celebrating its pediatric residency program's fifth year in operation.

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  1. Fewer nurses want to leave profession, 3 reasons some still do

    The number of nurses planning to leave their workplace dropped year-over-year, according to a study published July 18 in JAMA Network Open.
  2. Meet the marketing chiefs of US News' Best Hospitals 2024-25

    The top hospitals on U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals 2024-25 Honor Roll are led by chief marketing officers who have collectively been with their organizations for decades.
  3. Penn State Health CEO to retire

    Steve Massini, who has served as CEO of Hershey, Pa.-based Penn State Health since 2019, will retire Oct. 1.
  4. AI an 'easy sell' for this health system

    Peoria, Ill.-based OSF Healthcare has found that it's been easy to get providers on board with generative artificial intelligence. 

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  1. Lenox Hill Hospital opens geriatrics center

    New York City-based Northwell Lenox Hill Hospital opened its newly renovated center for geriatric medicine and adult primary care.
  2. Why physicians aren't celebrating the drop in physician burnout

    Physician burnout has dipped under 50% for the first time in four years, but physician association leaders said workplace conditions remain the same, The Hill reported July 18.
  3. ChatGPT effective in summarizing journal articles: Study

    Kansas City-based University of Kansas Medical Center researchers found ChatGPT can accurately summarize journal article abstracts, allowing physicians to stay up to date on medical knowledge in less time.
  4. Pfizer, Valneva inch closer to FDA approval of 1st Lyme disease vaccine

    Drugmakers Pfizer and Valneva are one step closer to obtaining FDA approval for what would be the first Lyme disease vaccine after publishing positive results from a phase 3 trial, the companies announced July 17.
  5. 10 best, worst states for women's health outcomes

    Women in Massachusetts have the best health outcomes of any state, while patients in Mississippi report the lowest, according to a new analysis from The Commonwealth Fund.
  6. The state of drug shortages: ASHP

    The number of ongoing drug shortages has decreased since early 2024, but some fundamental and life-saving therapies remain in short supply. 
  7. Pregnancy and parenthood of surgical residents: 4 findings

    A study conducted by researchers from Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital showed disparities in pregnancy and parenthood experiences among female and male surgical residents.
  8. Baptist reinforces payer strategy, forecasts $100M revenue boost

    With a new partnership, Baptist Health said it seeks to unlock access to medications amid "challenging payor networks."
  9. Sens. Markey, Sanders push Steward investigation, CEO subpoena

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee will vote the week of July 22 to subpoena Steward Health Care CEO Ralph de la Torre, MD, and to conduct a "thorough and comprehensive investigation" into what led to the Dallas-based health system filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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