Today's Top 20 Healthcare News Articles
  1. Northwestern Medicine bringing outsourced RCM services in-house

    A Northwestern Medicine spokesperson told Becker's the Chicago-based health system is anticipating hiring nearly 200 workers as it brings jobs performed by an outside revenue cycle management vendor in-house. 
  2. 9 leaders on tech initiatives geared toward improving patient care

    As more health systems and hospitals across the country invest in digital health resources, initiatives have been launched in an attempt to ease all aspects of patient care.
  3. The 1 thing the pandemic taught Dennis Delisle from University Hospital & Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital

    Dennis Delisle is the executive director at Columbus, Ohio-based University Hospital & Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital. 

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  1. Tenet's Doctors Medical Center names new CEO

    Jay Krishnaswamy was selected as the new CEO of Doctors Medical Center in Modesto, Calif., part of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare.
  2. University Health to open new women's and children's hospital in 2023

    University Health in San Antonio announced it is one year away from the opening of the new Women's and Children's Hospital, according to an Aug. 5 press release from the health system.
  3. HCA Florida Oak Hill Hospital closes inpatient pediatric unit

    Brooksville, Fla.-based HCA Florida Oak Hill Hospital has closed its four-bed inpatient pediatric unit, according to an Aug. 5 press release from the hospital.
  4. Reading between the lines when CEOs abruptly 'step down'

    Ambiguous language around CEO departures can obscure the circumstances or drivers of their exits. Researchers are trying to find correlations that get the real story. 

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  1. 10 hospitals seeking CFOs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking CFOs.
  2. Orlando Health names Howard Brown CFO of South Central Region

    Howard Brown has been named Orlando (Fla.) Health South Central Region's new CFO.
  3. Temple Health and partners to buy hospital from Tower Health

    Three nonprofit hospitals have partnered to purchase Philadelphia-based Chestnut Hill Hospital, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Aug. 8. 
  4. Not always mild: What physicians are seeing among monkeypox patients

    While the hospitalization and death rate for monkeypox are very low, some physicians are surprised by the severe pain symptoms are causing infected patients. 
  1. 6 hospitals hit with credit downgrades

    Credit rating downgrades for several hospitals and health systems were tied to capital expenditures and cash flow issues in recent months.
  2. Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center taps Christine Frost as new chief nursing officer

    Christine Frost, MSN, RN, was appointed chief nursing officer at Annapolis, Md.-based Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center, the same hospital where she began her career as a nurse.. 
  3. How social media is shaking up hospital marketing

    From clinical healthcare to public health campaigns, chief marketing officers are using social media to find meaning in data gathered from social channels to support and engage their patients beyond their health systems' walls. 
  4. 100K naloxone doses ease national shortage

    To combat the opioid epidemic, nonprofit Remedy Alliance bought 100,000 doses of naloxone, a drug that's used to reverse opioid overdoses, and community groups have already ordered 43,000 doses, according to The Washington Post.
  5. 5 best, worst states for women's healthcare in 2022

    Hawaii earned the top spot for women's healthcare on a ranking by SmartAsset, while Mississippi ranked the lowest.
  6. Most nursing homes haven't filled COVID-19 staffing gaps 

    Most nursing home facilities in the U.S. lost more than half of their nurses and aides in the past year and are struggling to fill the gaps, USA Today reported Aug. 4.
  7. Amid outbreak, US has slim access to monkeypox treatment

    The nation's only drug to treat monkeypox is wrapped up in red tape, The New York Times reported Aug. 6.
  8. Meritus Health taps Melissa McHugh Short as chief nursing officer 

    Hagerstown, Md.-based Meritus Medical Center appointed Melissa McHugh Short, RN, to serve as chief nursing officer, it shared in an email with Becker's Aug. 8. Her appointment is effective immediately.
  9. Landmark bill's cost-reduction efforts draw praise from healthcare groups

    Groups across the healthcare industry had overall favorable reactions to a sweeping $739 billion bill passed by Senate Democrats on Aug. 7 that touches healthcare, energy and tax reform.

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