Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Researchers point cell therapy toward heart failure

    Houston-based Texas Heart Institute researchers potentially have found a new way to use cell therapy to treat chronic heart failure.
  2. Atrium moves forward with new $246M North Carolina hospital

    Winston Salem, N.C.-based Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, now part of Charlotte, N.C.-based Advocate Health, has filed a certificate of need to build a $246 million hospital in Greensboro, N.C, the Triad Business Journal reported Feb. 28. 
  3. MSU Health Care hires former Defense Department chief medical officer

    East Lansing, Mich.-based MSU Health Care tapped Michael Weiner, DO, as its chief medical officer.
  1. Boarding psychiatric patients in ED violates hospitals' rights, judge rules

    A federal judge ruled that New Hampshire's practice of temporarily boarding mental health patients in hospital emergency departments is an illegal seizure of the hospitals' property, radio station WBUR reported Feb. 27.
  2. Grand View Health, Doylestown Health form deeper alliance

    Sellersview, Pa.-based Grand View Health said it has formed an alliance with Doylestown (Pa.) Health to "deepen" the relationship between the two systems.
  3. AHA elects Ascension CEO to board of trustees

    The American Hospital Association has elected Joseph Impicciche, CEO of St. Louis-based Ascension, to fill a vacancy on its board of trustees, the advocacy group's most important policy making body.
  4. St. Charles Health names CEO

    Steve Gordon, MD, was named president and CEO of Bend, Ore.-based St. Charles Health System.

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  1. The US is failing when it comes to cardiovascular health: Report

    Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for the U.S., but the nation continues to lag behind in addressing it — 27 states have even received grades of "D" or "F" for cardiovascular outcomes.
  2. Viewpoint: Physicians should shift the way they talk about diabetes

    Nearly 38 million people in the U.S. are living with diabetes. It is a chronic health condition physicians receive copious training around, yet treating patients without stigma-centric language is not part of it, according to Mihail Zilbermint, MD, a physician at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore.
  3. Hims & Hers reports 94% jump in revenue

    Digital health and wellness platform Him & Hers reported revenue of $526.9 million for 2022, a 94 percent year-over-year increase.
  4. Walmart, CareSource partner to fight health disparities

    Retail giant Walmart and managed care company CareSource are entering a three-year partnership aiming to address racial disparities and health inequities.

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  1. Washington hospital plans $65M upgrade

    South Bend, Wash.-based Willapa Harbor Hospital is planning to build a $65 million facility on a recently purchased 20-acre plot of land in Raymond, Wash., The Daily World reported Feb. 27.
  2. New Mexico hospital looks to grab critical access designation, will lose 24 beds

    Gallup, N.M.-based Rehoboth McKinley Christian Hospital is applying to become a critical access hospital; if CMS approves its application, it will reduce its bed capacity from 49 to 25, local news outlet KOB reported Feb. 28.
  3. 33 states where physicians can earn multistate licenses

    Thirty-three states have joined the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, which provides physicians a voluntary, expedited pathway to practice in multiple states.
  4. Nursing home owners to pay $7.2M for offering worthless services

    The U.S. and New York state settled with eight nursing home owners for $7,168,000 to resolve allegations they submitted claims to Medicaid for worthless services provided to residents.
  5. NYU Langone Health brings 'digital patient hubs' to 1,600 inpatient beds

    New York City-based NYU Langone Health has deployed "digital patient hubs" to more than 1,600 inpatient beds across its hospitals.
  6. Baptist Health taps community investment leader

    Jacksonville, Fla.-based Baptist Health has named Katie Ensign its new vice president of community investment and impact. 
  7. Former Cerner VP launches $100M software holding company

    Former Cerner Vice President Kevin McArdle is co-founding and will serve as CEO of Big Band, a software-as-a-service holding company looking to deploy $100 million to buy software companies.
  8. Patient 'influencers,' reaching Gen Z: Why hospitals are on TikTok

    Hospital and health system marketing leaders told Becker's they're using TikTok to reach its patients "where they are."
  9. Killnet possibly behind the website crashes of 9 Danish hospitals

    Russian hacking group Killnet, which disrupted hospital and health system websites across the U.S. in February, might be behind an attack on nine Danish hospitals, The Register reported Feb. 28. 

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