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  1. 8 hospitals closed so far this year — here's why

    From reimbursement landscape challenges to dwindling patient volumes, many factors lead hospitals to close.
  2. How Nationwide Children's quietly became a leader in gene therapy

    Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, has quietly become a go-to hub for gene therapy research and production, according to Xconomy National.
  3. 5 recent transactions, partnerships in the pharma industry

    As disruptors continue to push into the healthcare arena and pressure builds to cut drug prices, pharmaceutical companies are taking steps to remain competitive and enhance their drug pipelines.

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  1. 7 hospital construction projects costing $300M or more

    Below are seven hospitals or health systems that recently announced, started or completed construction projects worth more than $300 million in the last two months, reported by Becker's Hospital Review.
  2. Nebraska children's hospital CEO named in more than a dozen lawsuits

    The CEO of Omaha, Neb.-based Children's Hospital & Medical Center was named in more than a dozen lawsuits related to his time at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, according to an article from the The World-Herald posted on Live Well Nebraska.
  3. Banner Desert Medical Center CEO to oversee new Arizona hospital

    Phoenix-based Banner Health has named Laura Robertson CEO of Banner Ocotillo Medical Center in Chandler, Ariz., according to an AZ Big Media report.
  4. Atrium Health selects new chief learning officer: 4 things to know

    Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health appointed Christina Coidakis Barss, PhD, vice president and chief learning officer, effective May 6.

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  1. 10 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking CEOs during the past month.
  2. Cleveland Clinic CIO Ed Marx: How digital medicine 'saved my life'

    Evolving technology has led to significant enhancements in modern medicine, from diagnosis detection to remotely monitoring patients' health with wearable tracking devices. Digital medicine can improve and enhance patients' lives, and Cleveland Clinic CIO Ed Marx even credits it with saving his own.
  3. Healthcare sees 3.2% hiring drop in last year

    Healthcare is among the U.S. industries that saw a hiring decrease from February 2018 through February 2019, at 3.2 percent, according to a study from the Reboot Digital Marketing agency.
  4. MUSC receives $3.6M to launch national telehealth research network

    The National Center for the Advancement of Translational Sciences awarded a $3.6 million grant to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston in support of pediatric telehealth research.

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  1. Henry Mayo nurses to discuss next steps in negotiations

    Registered nurses at Valencia, Calif.-based Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will meet April 15 to discuss how they want to move forward since they have not been able to agree on a contract with hospital administrators, according to The Santa Clarita Valley Proclaimer.
  2. Primary care represented less than 5 percent of Medicare spending in 2015, Rand study finds

    Primary care spending represents less than 5 percent of total spending among Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries, according to a new Rand Corp. study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
  3. More than half of internal medicine physicians use telehealth services, survey finds

    Fifty-one percent of internal medicine specialists work in a practice that has implemented at least one telehealth service, according to a American College of Physicians survey.
  4. After 400 layoffs, Kaiser Permanente Colorado in talks with labor unions over workforce needs

    Kaiser Permanente Colorado has begun preliminary talks with its labor unions about workforce needs after the layoff of 400 workers in the last six months, according to The Denver Post.
  5. California nursing program uses human-like robots to train medical personnel  

    Redding, Calif.-based Shasta College implemented human-resembling electronic medical simulators to train nurses and other medical personnel, Redding Record Searchlight reports.
  6. Approving AI for medical use: 7 things to know

    The FDA grants approval for drugs and medical devices, but as artificial intelligence continues to grow in healthcare, the agency also is tasked with ensuring computer algorithms are both safe and effective, NPR reports.
  7. Stormont Vail Health names chief compliance officer

    Stormont Vail Health in Topeka, Kan., tapped Kevin Steck to serve as senior vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer, according to the Topeka Capital-Journal.
  8. Hillcrest Medical Center appoints CEO: 3 takeaways

    Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, Okla., has selected Xavier Villarreal to serve as CEO, according to a Tulsa World report.
  9. Winnie Mack steps into leadership at Nassau University Medical Center

    An executive from New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health, Winnie Mack, will become interim leader of East Meadow, N.Y.-based Nassau University Medical Center, effective April 15, according to a Newsday report.

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