Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Too few Americans are screening for colon cancer

    Only 21 percent of Americans 45 years old and older have gotten their first colonoscopy on time, a new survey found, yet 59 percent say they are worried about getting colon cancer.
  2. Inspira Health exec retires after putting South Jersey Healthcare 'on the map'

    Elizabeth "Betty" Sheridan, RN, has retired from her role as chief administrative officer for Inspira Medical Center Elmer (N.J.) and Vineland (N.J.). 
  3. Gen Z women still expect lower salaries than men

    People are more aware of the gender wage gap now than in generations past — yet members of Generation Z still illustrate its presence, Fortune reported Feb. 22. 
  1. UMass Memorial taps 1st female board chair and 1st female, Latina vice chair

    Lynda Young, MD, and  Elvira Guardiola were named chair and vice chair of Worcester, Mass.-based UMass Memorial Health's board of trustees, respectively. 
  2. Cleveland Clinic, Bellin Health exemplify team-based telehealth, AMA says

    The "doctor-does-it-all" approach doesn't work for in-person healthcare and isn't effective for telemedicine either, the American Medical Association says.
  3. Arizona nursing school one step closer to shutdown

    After more than a year of investigation into the quality and integrity of Phoenix-based Aspen University's nursing program, it is one vote away from being shut down by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.
  4. Cano Health reports $428M loss for 2022 as membership grows

    Miami-based Cano Health reported a net loss of $428.4 million in 2022 on revenue of $2.7 billion as the value-based care group expanded its membership.

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  1. A rising tide to change credentialing questions on physician mental health

    Credentialing applications for physicians have long included a question about whether or not they had ever received mental healthcare. Now some are advocating for that question's removal.
  2. Former Washington University School of Medicine dean dies, leaving prestigious legacy

    William Peck, MD, the former dean and executive vice chancellor of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, passed away on Feb. 22 at age 89. 
  3. Expanding medical residency programs may help curb physician shortage

    Arkansas is in dire need of physicians and nurses, but the shortage is unlikely to be resolved anytime soon, maybe not even by 2035, the state's hospital association reports.
  4. Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami names new chief medical officer

    Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Fla., has appointed Alon Weizer, MD, as its chief medical officer and senior vice president.

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  1. Temple lost $59.8M in 2022

    Philadelphia-based Temple University Health reported an operating loss of $59.8 million in 2022 after reporting a gain of $8.5 million in 2021, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Feb. 28.
  2. Epic, Oracle Cerner + 28 other EHR vendors ask HHS to delay prior authorization rulemaking

    Epic, Oracle Cerner and other EHR vendors have asked HHS to extend the public comment period for a new rule to streamline the electronic transmission of prior authorizations.
  3. New York health system closes fitness wing

    Cooperstown, N.Y.-based Bassett Healthcare Network is closing its gym facility, FoxCare Fitness, on June 1.
  4. How Mayo, Sinai Hospital + more are using AI to diagnose patients

    Hospitals and health systems such as Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to help aid them in reaching a diagnosis, often earlier than they otherwise would, The Wall Street Journal reported Feb. 28.
  5. Hospital leaders are always in the spotlight, so act the part, says Mercyhealth finance exec

    Hospital C-suite leaders have a lot of balls to juggle daily, but they should know that while they are keeping their eyes on their priority responsibilities, everyone else in the organization is looking to them for leadership. This is especially true in difficult times when employee frustration is high and access to high-quality healthcare workers is low.
  6. 5 tips for virtual nursing, per the AHA

    As more health systems are turning to virtual nursing programs, the American Hospital Association gave five tips to organizations launching virtual nursing programs in a Feb. 28 news release:
  7. Software malfunction caused EHR vendor Veradigm to overstate revenue by $20M

    A software error caused Veradigm, the EHR vendor formerly known as Allscripts, to overstate its revenue by about $20 million over the past six quarters, the company said.
  8. Why physicians may hide mental illness

    Nearly half of physicians reported feeling they met the criteria for a psychiatric disorder during medical school but did not seek treatment, possibly due to mental health stigma, Medscape reported.
  9. 10 best, worst cities for sleep, per US News

    U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the 10 best and worst cities for sleep based on environmental factors.

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