Roseville, Calif.-based Adventist Hospital has had its outlook downgraded from stable to negative, reflecting “continued negative operational pressure,” Fitch Ratings said Nov. 30.
Caroline Wasielewski is no longer CEO of the healthcare district that owns Adventist Health Tehachapi (Calif.) Valley hospital, Tehachapi News reported Nov. 27.
At a time when many healthcare organizations are in flux, physicians are becoming rapidly and increasingly employed by corporate entities.
The following are hospital and health system deals that were announced, completed or canceled in the month of November:
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, the nation’s largest medical school, has partnered with Jacksonville (Fla.) University to open northeast Florida’s first four-year medical school.
CMS is looking to create a national healthcare provider directory that would make it easier for Americans to find physicians and other providers.
Amazon Web Services and Chapel Hill, N.C.-based University of North Carolina’s Eshelman Institute for Innovation are teaming up to help launch digital health startups.
Baltimore, Md.-based LifeBridge Health has named David Graham, MD, as chief medical information officer.
Fort Myers, Fla.-based Lee Health has named Dana Begley its new vice president of wellness and recovery, a role she took over in late October.
New research findings help explain the progression of Alzheimer-related dementia in each patient. The findings outline a biological classification system that predicts disease severity.
The University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia has tapped James Ballinghoff, DNP, RN, to serve as chief nurse executive, effective Dec. 1.
For the 10th consecutive month, health systems reported losses due to industrywide issues with staffing and patient volumes, according to Kaufman Hall’s data.
Labor expenses rose 3% from September to October and total expenses rose 1%, while supply and drug expenses fell slightly during the month.
The Ohio-based nonprofit reported $9.2 billion in expenses during the first three quarters of 2022, driven in part by elevated labor costs.
An employee of University Medical Center of Southern Nevada inappropriately accessed its EHR system, allowing the individual to gain access to 1,861 patients medical records.
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Demand for contract labor is now being driven by core staff vacancies, rather than high volumes of COVID-19 patients.
Apoorva Mehta, co-founder of Instacart, is entering the healthcare space with a venture called Cloud Health Systems, The Wall Street Journal reported Nov. 29.
Conway (S.C.) Medical Center is shuffling its leadership team, transitioning both its CEO and its COO to new roles Dec. 31.
Nemours Children’s Health, a system operating in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, has made several changes to its executive team.
Cincinnati-based Mercy Health is consolidating its open-heart surgery program to two Ohio hospitals starting mid-2023.
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Eisai said lecanemab, its Alzheimer’s drug candidate that Biogen is co-marketing, did not cause trial participants to hemorrhage and die.
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Here are eight health systems that went live or announced plans to go live with a new EHR system in November:
HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball appointed Angelle Rhemann, DNP, APRN, chief nursing officer, Community Impact reported Nov. 29.
Here are four nurses who have made headlines for their leadership efforts on and off the job since Nov. 9:
Cleveland Clinic has reported a more than $1 billion loss for the first nine months of 2022 as salaries increase and inflationary pressures mount.
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Researchers found an existing drug may help decrease side effects of cisplatin, a widely used cancer treatment that was discovered in 1965.
Idaho has the highest pediatric hospital bed occupancy rate of any state in the U.S., according to an NBC News analysis of HHS data.
Twitter’s decision to no longer remove false claims about the virus, or the safety and effectiveness of vaccines disappointed public health officials.
Civica Rx, a 4-year-old, hospital-owned pharmaceutical company, is eyeing big plans for 2023, its president and CEO told Becker’s.
AstraZeneca inked a deal worth up to $320 million to purchase Neogene Therapeutics, a biotech start-up focused on T-cell receptor therapies.
Pittsburgh-based UPMC is going to arbitration over a lawsuit claiming the health system shared patient data with Facebook.
The European Commission (EC) has granted the first paediatric marketing authorisation for Gilead’s new low-dose tablet Biktarvy® (bictegravir 30mg/emtricitabine 120mg/tenofovir alafenamide 15mg) in the European […]
The agreement will see Immutep and Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany jointly fund the INSIGHT-005 study.
Aptamer’s new 18,000 ft² facility will expand the company’s capacity to deliver novel binders for bioprocessing, diagnostic, and drug development.
A U.S. appeals court has ordered Oracle Cerner to stand trial in a lawsuit accusing the company’s software of causing a patient’s brain damage.
New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against Comprehensive at Orleans for neglect and using the state’s Medicaid program for personal profit.
A new analysis finds states on opposite coasts most attractive for employment, while states in the South lag.
The California Medical Association, along with the state’s governor and legislature, have allotted $1.3 billion of the state’s budget toward retention bonuses for healthcare workers.
Etihad Cargo is one of the only airlines to hold IATA CEIV Pharma certification globally.
COVID-19 hospitalizations have ticked up nationwide in recent weeks amid concerns of a potential winter surge, according to data tracked by The New York Times.
Hollister, Calif.-based Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital is “pursuing multiple angles to resolve the hospital’s fiscal emergency.”
Stephen Mansfield, PhD, former president and CEO of Dallas-based Methodist Health System, was appointed as the new dean of the Dallas Baptist University College of Business.
Here are five health systems, including Nicklaus Children’s Health System, that have selected Cincinnati-based Ensemble Health Partners for revenue cycle management services this year:
The Medical Board of California is warning physicians of scam artists impersonating law enforcement officers, Drug Enforcement Agency agents or the medical board staff.
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Priscilla Needham will step down as CFO of Billings (Mont.) Clinic, according to a statement shared with Becker’s on Nov. 29.
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Lily Henson, MD, was named president and CEO of the Piedmont Augusta (Ga.) Hub.
Optum Labs, the innovation arm of UnitedHealth Group, has opened a digital health research hub at New York City-based Cornell University.
Over 480 payouts were made nationwide involving community health centers from 2018 through 2021. The settlements and judgments totaled $410 million paid.
Amazon has launched a new genomics service that is already being used by such organizations as Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
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Given the crucial nature of their work, Sandeep Jauhar, MD, PhD, believes physicians should undergo periodic competency assessments after age 65.
Ochsner Health’s medical supply company, SafeSource Direct, will provide chemo-rated nitrile gloves to Vizient, a healthcare consulting company.
Cleveland Clinic now has five new in-country representatives to assist patients worldwide with their care journey, including help with questions and appointment scheduling.
Cornerstone Specialty Hospitals West Monroe (La.) has selected digital revenue company CareCloud to handle its revenue cycle management services.
A coalition, created by New York City, has identified three highly used healthcare algorithms that contain racial bias, Politico reported Nov. 28.
The additions of Canada, China, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico bring to 16 the number of countries where a representative can connect patients with Clinic care.
University of Alabama at Birmingham and University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson have launched a remote monitoring program for diabetes patients.
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Astria Sunnyside (Wash.) Hospital appointed Winnie Adams, MSN, RN, chief nursing officer.
Researchers found feeling valued and efficient teamwork were two factors that reduced burnout throughout the pandemic.
Newport Beach, Calif.-based Hoag and New Orleans-based Ochsner Health were among the big winners in the digital marketing category at the eHealthcare Leadership Awards.
Forbes on Nov. 29 released its annual “30 Under 30” list honoring young professionals in 20 categories, including healthcare.
A Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council study found that healthcare has a $38.4 billion economic impact on the region, D Magazine reported Nov. 28.
Twitter said it ended a policy of labeling posts that contained misinformation about COVID-19 and providing supplemental corrective information.
Google Health has struck a development and commercialization deal with medical technology company iCAD to integrate Google’s artificial intelligence technology into iCAD’s breast imaging solutions.
St. Cloud, Minn.-based CentraCare has named Craig Henneman president of its Paynesville Hospital.
The decision to move forward in Phase III development stems from the threat of resistance to current malaria treatment growth.