Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. $12M grant puts shuttered Georgia hospital one step closer to reopening

    U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff has provided $11.8 million in federal funding to Randolph County (Ga.) Hospital Authority, which could support reopening efforts for the shuttered Southwest Georgia Regional Medical Center in Cuthbert, Ga.
  2. 9 health systems offering signing, retention bonuses

    When it comes to bonuses, healthcare takes the cake. 
  3. The aspects that can improve hospitals' HCAHPS scores

    Hospitals can improve HCAHPS scores by investing in the nursing work environment, nurse education and staff levels, a recent study found.

The present and future of patient marketing is personalization

4 factors guiding one health system's success here.
  1. 7 recent hospital, health system COO moves

    The following hospital and health system COO moves have been shared with or reported by Becker's since Dec. 14:
  2. Americans getting less sleep than ever before: Gallup

    For the first time, the majority of U.S. adults say they are not getting enough sleep, a recent Gallup poll found.
  3. 44 recent CEO exits

    Ousters, retirements and a slew of C-suite switch-ups — Becker's has reported the following hospital and health system CEO departures in 2024.
  4. PeaceHealth board chair resigns, successor named

    Carol Aaron has been appointed chair of the PeaceHealth board of directors. 

Overcoming the collections crisis: How ASCs can leverage data to boost patient collections + loyalty

ASCs are seeing an explosion of uncompensated care. Learn how rethinking collections can boost revenue + patient retention here.
  1. Trinity Mid-Atlantic CEO to retire

    Jim Woodward is retiring as president and CEO of Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic, which is based in the Philadelphia area and includes five hospitals across Pennsylvania and Delaware.
  2. 2 business moves pulling physicians from care, per 1 oncology leader

    The implementation of IT solutions that pull physicians away from patients and moving profits to payer groups are two issues that concern John Montville, executive director of the oncology service line at Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky.
  3. More CVS pharmacy workers to unionize

    Pharmacy workers at two CVS locations in Rhode Island have filed to unionize. The news comes less than a month after about 30 pharmacists and pharmacy technicians at a Las Vegas CVS Omnicare were the first in the industry to seek unionization. 
  4. Hospital group raises concerns over cybersecurity penalties

    The American Hospital Association submitted a statement to the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee stating its concerns for potential penalties for hospitals and health systems that do not meet cybersecurity standards outlined by the Biden administration.

Clinician onboarding 2.0: How tech can streamline the process + drive savings and retention

Clinician retention starts on day 1. Learn how proactive hospitals are streamlining onboarding to save costs + delight new employees here.
  1. Alabama hospital up for auction 4 years after opening

    Thomasville (Ala.) Regional Medical Center faces the possibility of foreclosure and auction sale after opening only four years ago.
  2. The best advice 6 hospital execs would give to young professionals

    In March, AdventHealth CEO Terry Shaw posed a question to his followers on LinkedIn: "What advice would you give to young professionals as they begin their career?"
  3. PeaceHealth nurses authorize 2nd strike

    Members of the Oregon Nurses Association at Springfield, Ore.-based PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Home Care Services have voted to authorize an open-ended strike.
  4. How Wesley Healthcare is using minute-by-minute coordination technology to improve OR performance and revenue

    Hospitals and health systems don't just compete with one another to attract patients; they also compete to attract surgeons to perform procedures at their facilities. Based on the competitiveness in this environment, it comes as no surprise that the operating room is a key area where healthcare leaders are focusing to achieve differentiation and to drive efficiencies and cost savings.
  5. CEO of Oregon system to retire amid merger talks

    Kathryn Correia is retiring as president and CEO of Portland-based Legacy Health, the system said in an April 17 news release. 
  6. $90M Indiana hospital opens to patients

    Indianapolis-based Eskenazi Health opened its nearly $90 million Eskenazi Health Thomas and Arlene Grande campus in Indianapolis to patients on April 17. 
  7. HSHS names CEO to oversee market, 4 hospitals

    Hospital Sisters Health System has named Robert Erickson president and CEO of its Wisconsin Market. 
  8. Tampa General Hospital breaks ground on 12-floor tower

    Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital broke ground on a 12-floor tower that will house the health system's surgery, neuroscience and transplant service lines.
  9. Phoenix Children's makes 4 leadership moves in 4 days

    Phoenix Children's appointed a new chief medical officer, two associate CMOs and a physician-in-chief in a matter of four days.

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