BayCare Health System names new CEO, and more | MED MOVES

December 3rd 2022

UPMC selects a chief clinical information officer, BJC Healthcare hires a hospital president, and other leaders take new roles.

Children’s hospitals struggle with RSV, respiratory cases: ‘It’s unprecedented’

December 2nd 2022

Around the country, children’s hospitals are at or above capacity due to high numbers of patients with respiratory viruses.

Hospitals could be cited for failing to prevent violence, CMS says

December 2nd 2022

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid advise health systems about their responsibilities to protect staff and patients, and the agency says it will take action against those who aren’t doing enough.

More Texas hospitals facing closure as financial pressures mount

December 1st 2022

Nearly one in 10 hospitals are in danger of closing their doors, the Texas Hospital Association says. Rural hospitals are at the greatest risk, but some urban hospitals could be forced to cut services.

Hospitals in ‘precarious financial position’, see 10th month in red

December 1st 2022

Health systems continue to struggle with higher expenses, including rising labor costs, according to the latest monthly report from Kaufman Hall.