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Keck Medicine hospital taps 3 execs

USC Arcadia (Calif.) Hospital is making several changes to its executive team to better align with Keck Medicine of USC, which acquired the hospital in July 2022.  

How to develop a staph vaccine when 'the rules are different'

After multiple failed attempts at developing a vaccine against one of the most common infections, Staphylococcus aureus, researchers at the University of California San Diego have suggestions about how to fix the problem.

Central Maine Healthcare cuts 45 jobs

Lewiston-based Central Maine Healthcare is laying off 45 employees as part of management reorganization.

Henry Ford files lawsuit over work visa rejections

Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for denying two of its Canadian radiologic technologist employees U.S. work visas, according to a lawsuit obtained by Becker’s. 

HCA Midwest Health names division VP of physician group

Melissa Russo was selected as division vice president of HCA Midwest Physicians Services Group, a position she took on as of Dec. 31.

Measles exposure reported at Missouri hospital

Health officials in Clay County, Mo., issued an exposure warning Jan. 12, after confirming an active measles case in a resident of Liberty, a suburb 15 miles outside of Kansas City.

Florida hospital cuts ER airlift service, conducts layoffs

Lewisville, Texas-based Med-Trans, a medical transport provider, closed its UF Health ShandsCair base serving Gainesville, Fla.-based UF Health Shands Hospital on Jan. 10 due to decreased transportation demands.

Physicians want more premarket evidence from FDA, study says

More physicians understand the FDA’s approval process for drugs than they do for medical devices, according to findings from a survey published Jan. 16 in Health Affairs.

Mayo Clinic names government relations manager for Wisconsin

Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic has appointed Jennifer Shilling as government relations manager for the state of Wisconsin representing the health system. 

Oregon system, physician settle Medicare fraud claims for $430K

Medford, Ore.-based Asante and a cardiothoracic surgeon at the health system have agreed to pay $430,000 to settle allegations of Medicare fraud.