Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 3 top execs out at Olive

    Three top executives are out at healthcare automation firm Olive, a company spokesperson told Becker's.
  2. AdventHealth using 'mission control' center to improve care coordination metrics

    Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth is using a command center it calls "mission control" to improve its care coordination metrics, according to a Sept. 19 article from the health system.
  3. 3 health systems opening hospitals

    The following list includes health systems that have opened hospitals, submitted proposals for construction or announced plans to build since Sept. 21:

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  1. Kaiser Permanente, Mass General Brigham announce commitments to 'Food is Medicine' programs

    Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente and Boston-based Mass General Brigham have made financial commitments to implement "Food is Medicine" programming as part of a federal initiative to help national food insecurity.
  2. Instacart Health launches for prescription meal plan, medical supply delivery

    Grocery delivery company Instacart has launched Instacart Health to allow healthcare providers to order food and medical supplies for patients as part of their prescribed meal plans or post-hospital discharges.
  3. 5 systems seeking chief quality officers

    Below are five hospitals, health systems or hospital operators that have recently posted job listings seeking chief quality officers.
  4. 8 hospitals planning upgrades, expansions

    The following eight hospitals or health systems have announced expansions since Sept. 21:

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  1. FDA to limit emergency review of COVID-19 tests

    The FDA is transitioning back to traditional regulatory processes to sign off on new COVID-19 tests after clearing more than 430 for emergency use during the pandemic, the agency said Sept. 27.
  2. Tenet, UnitedHealth, DaVita lose bid to end antitrust case

    A Chicago federal judge has allowed an antitrust lawsuit to move forward against DaVita, Tenet Healthcare and UnitedHealth Group affiliates, according to Bloomberg Law. 
  3. Innovation in practice: using genomic testing in routine care to boost population health

    Genomic testing has been used for years on a case-by-case basis in clinical care, but is now increasingly seen as an important contributor to advancing population health.
  4. The advice 6 hospital CEOs remember most

    The Corner Office series asks healthcare leaders to answer questions about their life in and outside the office.

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  1. Dr. Saadia Sherwani on her first 6 months as Northwestern Memorial's chief medical officer 

    Saadia Sherwani, MD, has always had diversity in medicine at the forefront of her mind.
  2. 19 recent hospital, health system CFO moves

    The following hospital and health system CFO moves have been reported since Aug. 1: 
  3. Sutter Health Santa Rosa workers strike

    Members of the Engineers and Scientists of California Local 20 went on strike Sept. 26 at Sutter Santa Rosa (Calif.) Regional Hospital, according to a union Facebook post.
  4. Henry Ford Health, Acadia Healthcare break ground on new behavioral health hospital

    Detroit-based Henry Ford Health and Franklin, Tenn.-based Acadia Healthcare broke ground on a new behavioral health treatment and teaching hospital.
  5. AARP files lawsuit against Alden Group for neglect, preventable injuries

    AARP Foundation and co-counsel attorneys filed a lawsuit against the Alden Group, one of the largest healthcare providers for older adults in Illinois, Sept. 27 for alleged "chronic and intentional understaffing" at its facilities. 
  6. 6 recent donations, grants to hospitals or health systems

    The following hospitals and care centers have received donations or grants since Sept. 22:
  7. 43% of women know their family's breast cancer history, survey finds

    A national survey conducted by Orlando Health Cancer Institute found only 43 percent of women know their family history of breast cancer, and only 32 percent know their individual risk factors for cancer.
  8. How AI technology supports marginal thinking for optimized infusion scheduling

    Facing frequent reductions in resources and staffing, combined with the increasing needs of their patient population, infusion centers must grow their patient volumes despite limitations and make the best use of what they do have.
  9. Intermountain Healthcare to change its name

    Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare will change its name to Intermountain Health in 2023. 

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