Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. 'Bare minimum Mondays.' 'Conscious quitting.' People are thinking differently about work.

    A number of trends have gained traction on social media and in the workplace in recent months, with "conscious quitting" being among the most recent, Fortune reported Feb. 28. 
  2. Imperial Valley hospitals may share an EHR system

    UC San Diego Health said conversations are underway between regional municipal and health leaders to decide if, in the long-term, that local health systems in Imperial Valley, Calif., could create one health system that coordinates care and possibly shares an EHR system.
  3. Are large language models useful for health systems? Stanford experts weigh in

    Hospitals and health systems should hold off on their investments in large language models as there is currently no way to evaluate whether these tools will be useful, fair and reliable, according to a Feb. 27 Stanford University article. 
  1. Cerebral to layoff 15% of staff

    Telehealth startup Cerebral is laying off 15 percent of its staff, The Wall Street Journal reported Feb. 27. 
  2. Anonymous call informs Virginia hospital of data breach

    An anonymous individual called Norfolk, Va.-based Sentara Healthcare to notify the hospital that a PDF copy of a Medicare remittance report for Sentara's lab services was uploaded to an Adobe Acrobat website. 
  3. Who spent $1M to disparage a hospital?

    A campaign pointing out negative statistics and experiences at New York City-based Maimonides Medical Center, with a video even likening it to being in prison, has cost more than $1 million, The New York Times reported. But it's unknown who's funding it.
  4. UF Health launches pharmacogenetics tool for patients

    A service launched by University of Florida Health in Gainesville is designed to assist patients in interpreting pharmacogenetic test results.

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  1. Mark Cuban's pharmacy racks up 2 million customers in 13 months

    A little over a year since the online pharmacy launched in January 2022, Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Co. has served 2 million customers. 
  2. Virtual sleep care company raises $33M

    BetterNight, a virtual sleep care company, raised $33 million in growth funding.
  3. MercyOne-affiliated hospital retains consultants as debt coverage breached

    Mercy Iowa City Hospital, one of 23 affiliated hospitals of Des Moines, Iowa-based MercyOne, has retained Insight Health Partners as consultants after breaching debt coverage agreements.
  4. Hospital CEO exits hit 4-year high

    Hospital CEO exits hit a high in January, with 23 departures announced being the highest CEO turnover across 29 industries, according to one new analysis. 

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  1. California healthcare district taps interim CEO

    Oceanside, Calif.-based Tri-City Healthcare District has named its chief medical officer, Gene Ma, MD, interim president and CEO. 
  2. Iowa nurse sanctioned for adopting baby, then fired after licensing board error

    An Iowa nurse was sanctioned by the state Board of Nursing, then fired from two jobs, after adopting the baby of a former patient, the Iowa Capital Dispatch reported Feb. 24. 
  3. Artificial sweetener linked to increased risk of heart attack, stroke, Cleveland Clinic says

    Ohio-based Cleveland Clinic researchers found erythritol, a popular artificial sweetener, is associated with increased risk of heart attack, stroke and clotting.
  4. Mount Sinai launches video series to capture healthcare's 'unseen' heroes

    New York City-based Mount Sinai has launched a video series focused on celebrating its front-line workers. 
  5. CDC adds long COVID-19 to death certificate guidance

    Death certificates will soon include long COVID-19 as a cause now that the CDC has broadened guidelines for certifying deaths.
  6. Walmart looks to 'disrupt' healthcare with 32 clinics powered by Epic, Microsoft, VMware

    Walmart uses a cloud service from Microsoft and VMware to access its Epic EHR instances at every new healthcare clinic it opens.
  7. Vanderbilt nursing legend dies after 45 years of service

    Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center nursing legend Carl James, RN, died at 75 on Feb. 17.
  8. Hospital margins see no relief to start the year

    The year is off to an unfriendly start for hospital finances, with a median margin of -1 percent for January, worsening from the margin recorded a month prior, according to Kaufman Hall.
  9. Health experts react to 'low confidence' conclusion that COVID-19 came from lab leak

    Physicians and other health experts are emphasizing the need to focus on preventing the next disease outbreak and eliminate politics from science in response to the U.S. Energy Department's new conclusion that a mishap at a Chinese laboratory was the most likely cause of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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