12 Healthcare Stories We are Following This Week 5-8-23

In this episode Scott Becker discusses the top 12 healthcare stories this week.


Top 12 Healthcare Stories This Week

Scott Becker, host of the Becker's Healthcare Podcast, brings you the top 12 healthcare stories of the week.

Exciting Milestones for the Becker's Healthcare Podcast

The Becker's Healthcare Podcast has now surpassed 10 million downloads and is ranked 15th in the Apple Business rankings.

Ascension Invests in 31 Health IT Companies

Ascension, the largest non-profit health system in the US, has made a significant investment in 31 health IT companies.

Adventist Health Reports Operating Loss

Adventist Health has reported a $390 million operating loss over the past two years.

Mayo Clinic Reconsiders Building in Minnesota

The Mayo Clinic is reconsidering its plans to build a new medical research facility in Minnesota due to budget constraints.

New Leadership with Bay Health System

William Walters has taken on a new leadership role with Bay Health System, a nonprofit healthcare organization in Delaware.

CDC Head Departs

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, has resigned following a report that she had financial conflicts of interest.

Kaiser Permanente Returns to Positive

Kaiser Permanente, one of the largest healthcare providers in the US, has returned to positive financial footing after experiencing losses in 2017.

Upcoming Becker's Healthcare Conferences

Becker's Healthcare will be hosting several conferences in the upcoming months covering topics such as hospital strategy and spine, orthopedic and pain management-driven ASCs.

New Mexico Hospital Joins CHRISTUS Health

A New Mexico hospital has joined CHRISTUS Health, a Catholic, faith-based non-profit healthcare system.

Banking Crisis for CFOs

Chief financial officers (CFOs) in healthcare organizations are experiencing a banking crisis due to the recent tax reform and changes in the municipal bond market.

St. Bernard Hospital Improves Safety Grade

St. Bernard Hospital, located in Chicago, has improved its safety grade from F to A, according to the Leapfrog Group's Hospital Safety Grade report.

Private Equity Trends in Healthcare

Private equity firms are taking an interest in healthcare, with a focus on areas such as technology, urgent care, and behavioral health.


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This episode aired on 05/08/2023 and can be listened here.


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