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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.

Meet the ophthalmologist on Forbes' '30 Under 30' list

Joshua Ong, MD, was named to Forbes’ Healthcare “30 Under 30” list for 2024. 

Physician assistant pay by the numbers

Here are five numbers providing insight on compensation earned by physician assistants, using data from the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics employment survey and other data.

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.

AmSurg announces board of directors following Envision split

ASC operator AmSurg has announced its official board of directors following its split from former parent company Envision and its successful emergence as an independent company. 

Eye Health America adds 23rd practice partner

Integrated eyecare platform Eye Health America has partnered with Venice, Fla.-based Medical, Laser, & Surgical Care of Vision and Eye Diseases, marking its 23rd partnership since 2018. 

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.