Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. City of Hope's expenses up over 50% as it still absorbs CTCA buy

    The acquisition of Cancer Treatment Centers of America continues to cost Duarte, Calif.-based City of Hope as the health system reported the purchase played a significant role in its expenses rising by 53 percent in the final quarter of 2022.
  2. Water main break prompts New Jersey hospital to evacuate patients

    A citywide water main break has prompted Hoboken (N.J.) University Medical Center to conduct an evacuation, though the emergency room will remain open for life-threatening issues, the hospital said Feb. 28. 
  3. EHR vendor eClinicalWorks integrates with Google Chrome

    EHR company eClinicalWorks has ensured it is fully functional with Google Chrome.
  1. CMS, ONC propose new rules for payer data standards

    CMS and the ONC have proposed a new rule that would require payers regulated by CMS to adopt open-industry standards to advance interoperability. 
  2. Don't let AI make decisions on patient diagnoses just yet, experts warn

    Hospitals and health systems are increasingly using AI and machine learning algorithms to help diagnose patients, but physicians say they won't be relying on the technology alone as these tools have shown biases that can hinder patient care and safety, The Wall Street Journal reported Feb. 28.
  3. Healthcare billing fraud: 18 recent cases

    The following healthcare billing fraud cases have been reported by Becker's since Jan. 20. 
  4. Carle invests in Health Catalyst, COO joins board

    Health Catalyst appointed Matthew Kolb, executive vice president and COO of Carle Health, to its board after the system made a strategic investment in the data analytics and technology services company.

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  1. Strike at Kaiser-affiliated Hawaii hospitals enters 2nd week

    Members of United Public Workers are entering the second week of their strike at three Maui Health hospitals in Hawaii.
  2. Physician viewpoint: CEOs should be liable for medical errors amid staff shortages

    CEOs and boards need to be held liable for staffing-related safety issues in their hospitals, especially when they created the issues in the name of profit, Robert Derlet, MD, and Mark Borden, MD, argued in an article published in Emergency Medicine News.
  3. 11 states where H5N1 has jumped to mammals in 2023

    Eleven states have detected the H5N1 strain of avian flu in mammals since the beginning of 2023, according to the Agriculture Department.
  4. Apple wants to prevent disease, empower patients to 'drive their own healthcare', says VP of health

    Apple wants to change the behavior of patients and providers, so they will use its devices and data tools to prevent disease, Sumbul Desai, MD, vice president of Apple Health, told The Hindu Business Line.

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  1. Epic, Oracle Cerner, Meditech could 'reshape the market' with remote patient monitoring in EHRs: Report

    As a rapidly growing part of healthcare, remote patient monitoring presents a business opportunity for EHR vendors. Some of them are responding by adding features for patients to be cared for from home.
  2. Epic, Press Ganey to integrate patient experience data into MyChart

    Epic Systems has partnered with consumer experience company Press Ganey to integrate patient experience data into MyChart. 
  3. Nurse impostor treated patients for 15 years, police say

    A Tennessee woman has been charged after treating thousands of patients without a nursing license, CBS affiliate WTVF reported Feb. 28.
  4. Eli Lilly caps insulin at $35 a month

    Effective immediately, Eli Lilly is capping out-of-pocket costs on its insulin products at $35 a month. The price cap automatically applies to people with private insurance. Uninsured individuals who sign up for Eli Lilly's insulin value savings program are also eligible. 
  5. Biden to GOP: Don't touch healthcare dollars 

    Ten days before releasing his budget proposal, President Joe Biden contrasted his administration's efforts to lower healthcare costs with what he anticipates will be Republicans' preliminary plans to cut federal healthcare programs. 
  6. Meditech shows off embedded Google Health search function in EHR

    EHR vendor Meditech will lead a presentation on how it embedded Google Health's search and summarization capabilities into clinician workflows at the HIMSS 2023 conference in April. 
  7. AdventHealth reports almost $838M loss as investment returns tank

    Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth reported a net loss of $837.9 million on revenues of over $15 billion for the year ending Dec. 31 as one of the biggest health systems in the country saw its investment values slump.
  8. The FTC could come for 'cross-market' hospital mergers next

    Several mergers between health systems in different states closed in the last year, with more "megamergers" anticipated to come as large systems pursue further economies of scale amid challenging financial headwinds, according to McDermott Will and Emery's "Hospitals and Health Systems 2023 Outlook."
  9. Court issues stay in New York healthcare worker vaccine case

    New York's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers remains in effect after a state appeals court issued a stay Feb. 27, according to The Journal News. 

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