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Headset identifies 78% of strokes prior to hospital arrival: Study

Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health has taken part in testing and researching a headset designed to help emergency technicians better identify large vessel occlusion ischemic strokes prior to patients arriving at the hospital.

5 most expensive hospital projects of 2023

Health systems in Minnesota, New York, Michigan, Texas and Kentucky spent more than $1 billion on capital expansion projects in 2023.

RaDonda Vaught loses appeal over nursing license

A Tennessee judge has rejected RaDonda Vaught’s motion to appeal the state nursing board’s 2021 decision to revoke her license, a source confirmed to Becker’s Nov. 29.

Emory University taps surgical oncologist to lead its medical school

Atlanta-based Emory University has selected Sandra Wong, MD, a surgical oncologist, to lead as the next dean of Emory University School of Medicine and chief academic officer for Emory Healthcare. 

AMA issues 7 AI safety guidelines

The seemingly constant emergence of artificial intelligence tools across the healthcare landscape has led the American Medical Association to publish guidelines about the technology, detailing best practices for limiting risks to both patients and clin…

Kansas system names CEO

SCK Health, based in Arkansas City, Kan., has named Leonard Hernandez its next CEO, the Courier Traveler reported Nov. 30. 

Nevada fines 2 hospitals for unsafe discharges

Since 2018, Nevada has discovered 11 discharge issues among seven Las Vegas-area hospitals, resulting in fines of $800 and $1,500, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Nov. 30.

Emory names health system academic chief, medical school dean

Atlanta-based Emory University has named Sandra Wong, MD, chief academic officer of Emory Healthcare and dean of Emory University School of Medicine. 

Tampa General to care for America's 1st solar powered town

Tampa General Hospital will soon provide healthcare services in Babcock Ranch, Fla., the first town in America to be powered entirely by solar power. 

HFMA, FinThrive introduce RCM technology adoption model

The Healthcare Financial Management Association and RCM company FinThrive have partnered to launch a revenue cycle management technology adoption model for health systems.