Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Study: Hospital-at-home patients have low mortality rates, few complications

    Hospital-at-home patients have had a low mortality rate and few complications, a study by CMS researchers found.
  2. Why Cleveland Clinic sees quantum computing as the 'next frontier'

    Cleveland Clinic is accelerating its pace with quantum computing as it looks to explore how quantum computing can optimize healthcare's complex systems and drug discovery as well as see if it can provide more accuracy than AI models. 
  3. Epic outpaces Oracle Health in data handling: KLAS

    Epic Systems ranked 87.8 out of 100 points for its ability to handle data, while Oracle Health ranked 78, according to a Nov. 7 KLAS report. 

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  1. Surgeries resume at California hospital after sterilization issues

    Providence Santa Rosa (Calif.) Memorial Hospital has resumed all elective surgeries after sterilization issues caused the facility to halt some procedures.
  2. New Jersey officials sound alarm on hospital's finances

    The New Jersey Department of Health has warned lawmakers that CarePoint Health's Hoboken University Medical Center has been operating at a significant loss this year and has less than a month of cash on hand.
  3. California mayor calls for expansion of Kaiser hospital

    Gary Singh, the mayor of Manteca, Calif., is concerned about the wait times at Manteca Medical Center, ABC10 reported Nov. 6 
  4. Illinois system selects Epic

    Midwestern University, a medical school based in Downers Grove, Ill., that offers care through its clinics, selected Epic as its EHR.

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  1. Hospitals, health systems getting new EHRs

    Here are 15 hospitals and health systems that have implemented new EHR systems or announced plans to do so since Aug. 30:
  2. Former Emory CFO to helm U of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

    Bradley Haws was named CEO of Iowa City-based University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and associate vice president of University of Iowa Health Care, effective Nov. 29.
  3. Healthcare job listings per capita, by state

    New Hampshire has the most healthcare job listings per capita, followed by Maine and Massachusetts, according to one new analysis of Indeed data.
  4. ED visits for flu, RSV tick up

    Weekly emergency department visits for flu and respiratory syncytial virus have been on the rise the past few weeks, while visits for COVID-19 have decreased. 

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  1. Mammograms may be useful predictor of heart disease, stroke

    A preliminary study found mammograms could be a more accurate predictor of a woman's risk for major cardiovascular problems than the current standard tool, according to a Nov. 6 American Heart Association news release.
  2. Beth Israel Lahey Health names 1st chief quality officer

    Cambridge, Mass.-based Beth Israel Lahey Health has appointed Yael Heher, MD, as its inaugural chief quality officer, the health system said Nov. 6. 
  3. Minnesota bans hospitals from collecting on debts before screening for charity care

    Minnesota hospitals are no longer allowed to collect debts from patients until they have screened them for charity care eligibility due to a new law that went into effect Nov. 1.
  4. Hawaii police investigate patient found with gun

    Honolulu police are investigating a patient after emergency room staff discovered a gun on him, Hawaii News Now reported Nov. 6.
  5. 7 health systems seeking revenue cycle vice presidents

    Seven hospitals and health systems recently posted job listings seeking revenue cycle vice presidents. 
  6. Physicians warn against 'bone smashing'

    A viral TikTok trend is encouraging young people to slam a blunt object on their face with the desire of changing their face shapes — and physicians are advising against the practice known as "bone smashing," CBS News reported Nov. 6. 
  7. The aftermath of a C-suite slimdown

    Saint Peter's Healthcare System in New Brunswick, N.J., was six years ahead of the C-suite streamlining curve.
  8. Texas hospital names 1st Latina CEO

    Emma Maria Montes-Ewing was named CEO of South Texas Health System McAllen.
  9. HCA hospital in Texas gets new CEO

    Christina Mathis is the new CEO of Medical City Frisco (Texas), a 98-bed hospital within a 16-hospital group in the area that is part of HCA Healthcare. 

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