Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Orlando Health hospital names chief nursing officer

    Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital in Longwood, Fla., has named Jennifer Stoeke, MSN, BSN, assistant vice president and chief nursing officer. 
  2. Struggling Colorado hospital lacked departmental budgets, interim CEO says

    John Gardner, the interim CEO of Leadville, Colo.-based St. Vincent Health, is placing the blame for the hospital's struggling financial situation on prior management—the hospital did not have departmental budgets, properly registered physicians or monitor financial analytics, 9News reported March 1.
  3. Boston health system names COO

    East Boston Neighborhood Health Center has named Ryan Boxill, PhD, its executive vice president and chief operating officer, the Everett Independent reported. 
  1. Lahey Hospital names president

    Susan Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD, was named president of Burlington, Mass.-based Lahey Hospital & Medical Center.
  2. Physician rejects board settlement over COVID-19 misinformation claims

    A Texas physician accused of spreading COVID-19 misinformation has rejected a disciplinary settlement with the state medical board, The Texan reported March 1. 
  3. U of Tennessee Medical Center must 'cease and desist' discussions over Blount Memorial

    Lawyers representing troubled Maryville, Tenn.-based Blount Memorial Hospital are demanding the University of Tennessee Medical Center "cease and desist" any discussions with local government authorities to take over operations of the hospital.
  4. Cost is driving patients away from adopting digital health technologies

    Fifty-eight percent of healthcare practitioners say digital health applications lessen burdens on health systems, but only 44 percent say that digital health applications are living up to their full potential, according to a Feb. 28 study from the Consumer Technology Association. 

Unlocking precision care at population-scale

Healthcare's next big thing? Population genomics. Get ahead of the curve and see how a South Carolina health system is using this as an emerging standard of care.
  1. How one Texas health system is using a digital platform to access diagnostics images

    Seguin, Texas-based Guadalupe Regional Medical Center has implemented an image sharing platform from PocketHealth to eliminate its reliance on CD-ROMs for medical imaging and reports. 
  2. Oak Street posts almost $510M loss as it continues clinic ramp-up

    Chicago-based Oak Street Health, which CVS Health is planning to acquire, reported a net loss of $509.7 million in 2022 as it continued to expand the number of centers it operates.
  3. Marshfield Clinic to lay off 346

    Marshfield (Wis.) Clinic Health System will lay off 346 employees as increasing labor  and supply costs and decreasing reimbursements continue to eat into its bottom line.
  4. Mississippi bans gender-affirming care for minors

    As at least nine other states plan to restrict access to gender-affirming care for transgender minors, Mississippi's governor on Feb. 28 signed a bill into law to penalize physicians who perform gender-affirming surgeries or write prescriptions for puberty blockers or hormones to a minor. 

Leveraging AI and Predictive Analytics to Match Supply of Anesthesia Coverage with Case Volume Demand

ORs are too critical a space to risk mismatched supply and demand. See what's leading systems like CommonSpirit to better efficiency and 14.5x ROI. 
  1. Hard to swallow? An FDA-approved capsule that tracks, sends data

    The FDA recently greenlit an Irish devicemaker's request to market its Pill Sense System, an ingestible capsule that winds its way through a patient's gastrointestinal tract, detects light wavelengths and wirelessly transmits data. 
  2. New York sets aside $200M to expand 2 hospital EDs

    The University of Rochester (N.Y.) Medical Center's Strong Memorial Hospital and Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in New York City are set to receive a combined $200 million in state grant funding to expand emergency departments. 
  3. Providence workers seek union representation

    Providence Women's Clinic and Providence Home Health and Hospice caregivers in Oregon seek to vote on union representation. 
  4. Hospitals' albuterol supply may dip after drugmaker shuts down

    After Gurnee, Ill.-based Akorn Operating Co. closed its operations in late February, hospitals are left with only one domestic supplier of liquid albuterol, an asthma treatment already in shortage. 
  5. 'We made $3.6B over the last 2 years:' How Kaiser continues to invest amid financial headwinds

    Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente posted a net loss of $4.5 billion in 2022, but its impressive financial performance in previous years allowed it to continue to invest in its facilities and the community when many other health systems pulled back in these areas.
  6. Average work-from-home savings in 12 major cities

    Remote work is saving workers thousands of dollars per year, Fortune reported Feb. 21. 
  7. Antelope Valley suffers outlook downgrade after 'weak financial performance'

    Lancaster, Calif.-based Antelope Valley Healthcare saw its outlook revised to negative from stable as the system continues to endure a "weak financial performance," S&P Global said in a Feb. 28 filing.
  8. Two cancer centers work on intercepting cancer

    Penn Medicine and the Fox Chase Cancer Center are both working on treatments and models that could intercept cancer in the early stages.
  9. 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.

Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months