Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Glens Falls Hospital names new CEO

    Paul Scimeca was named president and CEO of Glens Falls (N.Y.) Hospital, part of Albany (N.Y.) Med Health System.
  2. 2 McKinsey partners dish future of supply chain resiliency

    To find out what resilience means and what strategies supply chain hospital leaders should take, Becker's spoke with William Weinstein, a McKinsey partner who's one of the leaders who serves healthcare providers with external spend, and Drew Ungerman, a McKinsey senior partner who advises healthcare clients on strategy. 
  3. AdventHealth appoints CEO for Florida hospital

    Parker Pridgen was named CEO of AdventHealth Apopka (Fla.), part of the Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth system, according to an Aug. 12 news release shared with Becker's. 

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  1. Northwell Health to open $17.5M advanced cardiovascular care center

    Northwell Health's Staten Island Hospital in New York City is set to open a $17.5 million advanced cardiovascular care center in October, reported Aug. 12.
  2. The racial gap in monkeypox vaccine access

    While early CDC data suggests U.S. monkeypox cases are high among Black and Hispanic people, vaccination rates among the groups are lagging, with at least 54 percent of doses going to white people nationwide, Bloomberg reported Aug. 11.
  3. California VA hospital to get $387M in upgrades

    Long Beach, Calif.-based Tibor Rubin VA Medical Center is planning $387 million worth of renovations, Long Beach Business Journal reported Aug. 11. 
  4. HSHS Good Shepherd names Chad Markham CEO

    Chad Markham was named president and CEO of Hospital Sisters Health System's Shelbyville, Ill.-based Good Shepherd Hospital. Mr. Markham already serves as president and CEO of Effingham, Ill.-based HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, according to an Aug. 11 news release from Hospital Sisters Health System.  Before coming to HSHS, Mr. Markham served as COO for UnityPoint Health St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  Hospital Sisters Health System consists of 15 hospitals and is based in Springfield, Ill.

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  1. USDA investing $74M to healthcare facilities nationwide

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding $74 million in grants to rural health facilities across the nation.
  2. 6 recent chief medical, nursing officer moves

    Six recent chief medical and nursing officer moves at hospitals and health systems Becker's has covered since Aug. 4:
  3. Froedtert Health remotely monitors COVID-19 patients, improves their outcomes

    Remote monitoring of COVID-19 symptoms was associated with better outcomes for patients at Milwaukee-based Froedtert Health, a recent study in JAMA Network Open found.
  4. How Dr. Kevin McCune is building high-performing physician enterprise collaboration in his health system

    Kevin McCune, MD, is the chief physician executive at Alexandria, Va-based American Medical Group Association (AMGA) Consulting. 
  1. The investment in technology, customers and caregivers with Providence executive

    David Kim, MD, is the chief executive officer of the Anaheim, Cali-based Providence Medical Foundation and the executive vice president and chief executive of the physician enterprise team at Renton, Wash.-based Providence health system. 
  2. US COVID-19 cases fall for 3rd week: 8 CDC findings

    The nation's seven-day average of new COVID-19 cases decreased by nearly 14 percent this week, marking the third consecutive week of decline, according to the CDC's COVID-19 data tracker weekly review published Aug. 12.
  3. Novartis discloses deaths of 2 children on spinal atrophy drug

    Novartis, a Switzerland-based pharmaceutical company, confirmed a report of two children dying from liver complications six weeks after taking its gene therapy drug, Zolgensma, Bloomberg reported Aug. 11. 
  4. HCA hospital names Cheryl Wild as chief nursing officer

    HCA Florida Palms West Hospital has named Cheryl Wild, MSN, as chief nursing officer. She is the former CNO of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Broward Health, The Town-Crier reported Aug. 12. 
  5. HR leaders should prioritize 'career portfolios' over career ladders to retain workers

    As the interest in career ladders fades, human resources leaders may turn to alternative options including career portfolios to attract and retain workers, according to an Aug. 10 article in Harvard Business Review. 
  6. 13 women making moves in healthcare

    The following executive moves made by women have been reported by or shared with Becker's since Aug. 4. 
  7. Nurses at RWJBarnabas Health hospital vote to unionize

    Nurses at Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, N.J., have voted to join 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East.
  8. North Carolina health system lays off 61 workers after closing COVID-19 test sites

    Greenville, N.C.-based East Carolina University Health closed its COVID-19 testing sites at the end of July due to a significant decrease in demand. As a result, the health system is laying off 61 employees, according to an Aug. 11 report from the Triangle Business Journal.
  9. For Gen Z, 'quiet quitting' is a form of heightened work-life balance

    Generation Z workers have embraced "quiet quitting," a phrase gaining traction on TikTok that encourages workers to show lesser enthusiasm at work, reject the ideas of going above and beyond in their careers, and prioritize their life outside of work, The Washington Post reported Aug. 12. 

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