Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Executives' playbook to beat impostor syndrome

    Many healthcare executives have faced impostor syndrome during their careers and have learned how to overcome it.
  2. Top 10 digital health deals of Q1

    Venture capital funding for digital health appears to have stabilized, though investors are steering clear of struggling sectors like digital therapeutics and telehealth, PitchBook reported.
  3. Former New York hospital CEO dies

    Paul Griner, MD, who served as CEO of Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, N.Y., for more than a decade, has died, according to a post on the University of Rochester Medical Center website.

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  1. UConn Health revenue to top $1B in 2025 — a 133% increase over 10 years

    Farmington, Conn.-based UConn Health expects to hit more than $1 billion in patient care revenue in fiscal year 2025, 
  2. Why a 'federal North Star' is needed for Medicare Advantage prior authorization

    Every year it feels like it's getting harder and harder to work with Medicare Advantage plans, Essentia Health's senior vice president of revenue services, Melanie Wilson, told Becker's.  
  3. Pennsylvania system loses bid to keep residency program

    Upland, Pa.-based Crozer Health lost its bid to keep its general surgery residency program, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported June 26. 
  4. All 71 CHS hospitals to use Mark Cuban's drug wholesale services

    Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Co. will serve as a wholesale drug distributor for all 71 hospitals affiliated with Community Health Systems, the organizations announced June 27. 

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  1. The 'piecemeal approaches' no longer working for health system finance leaders

    Ninety-six percent of CFOs surveyed by Black Book Research said digital transformation efforts remain at the forefront of their health systems' financial strategy and operations for 2025-2026.
  2. CDC recommends RSV vaccines for all adults over 75

    Respiratory syncytial virus vaccinations are now recommended for all adults over age 75 and for high-risk adults between ages 60 and 74, the CDC announced June 26.
  3. Health plans accuse Hartford HealthCare of monopoly, price fixing

    Two health plans filed a proposed class action lawsuit against Hartford (Conn.) HealthCare June 14, alleging unlawful monopolization and price fixing. The health plans allege Hartford's dominance in the area allowed the system to inflate prices.
  4. Catholic Health taps inaugural CNO

    Buffalo, N.Y.-based Catholic Health has selected Catherine (Kate) Mohr, RN, DNP, to serve as its first systemwide chief nursing officer. She will step into the role in late July. 

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  1. Allina sells lab assets to Quest Diagnostics

    Minneapolis-based Allina Health signed an agreement to sell some lab assets to Quest Diagnostics for improved access and affordability of services.
  2. Walmart health centers to close June 28

    Walmart revealed plans in April to close all 51 health centers across the U.S. this year. The retail giant recently posted the closing date, and it's fast approaching: June 28.
  3. No class for that: What prospective chief medical officers should know

    Becoming a chief medical officer in 2024 and beyond will require a refined dedication and nuanced skill set that cannot be taught in medical school or through a leadership course, two physician leaders told Becker's.
  4. Supreme Court allows emergency abortions in Idaho: Report

    The Supreme Court officially ruled in favor of permitting emergency abortions in Idaho to protect maternal health June 27, after a document leaked momentarily the day prior giving a public preview of the decision.
  5. CommonSpirit names hospital CEO

    Deb Mohesky was appointed CEO of CommonSpirit Health's Longmont (Colo.) United Hospital, effective July 15.
  6. New York system drops Humana Medicare Advantage

    Albany (N.Y.) Med Health System will no longer accept Humana Medicare Advantage for non-emergency services after June 30.
  7. UChicago Medicine taps 3 leaders

    The University of Chicago Medicine has made several leadership changes as the academic health system continues expansion efforts.
  8. Citadel CEO gives $10M to Northwestern Medicine

    In his latest healthcare philanthropic effort, Citadel CEO Ken Griffin has donated $10 million to Chicago-based Northwestern Medicine. 
  9. Hackensack Meridian Health workers approve contract, staffing ratios

    Health Professionals & Allied Employees members have approved a new labor contract with Hackensack Meridian Health to establish the first staffing ratios in the history of the system's North Bergen, N.J.-based Palisades Medical Center, according to a June 13 union news release. 

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