3 Practices to protect your people from toxic stress and burnout

Burnout is on the rise in healthcare. Increased stress and complexity, and the demands to achieve higher productivity are taking a toll. Each year nearly 400 physicians commit suicide, more than double the rate of the general population  By Michael Stallard -

Week in review: 10 biggest healthcare stories this week

Stay in the know with Becker's Hospital Review's weekly roundup of the nation's biggest healthcare news. Here's what you need to know this week.  By Tamara Rosin -

7 healthcare layoffs in April

The following healthcare layoffs were reported by Becker's Hospital Review in April. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.  By Kelly Gooch -

Ambulatory enterprise investment: Balancing rationale and expectations

Historically the health systems' ambulatory enterprise has been focused on feeding the inpatient enterprise. Today ambulatory services form the foundation for delivering care to populations.  By Kate Lovrien and Luke C. Peterson -

Aria Health CEO to lead Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania board: 4 things to know

Kathleen A. Kinslow, EdD, president and CEO of Aria Health in Philadelphia, was elected chairwoman of the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania board.  By Kelly Gooch -

Saint Louise Regional Hospital to reduce workforce: 3 things to know

Saint Louise Regional Hospital in Gilroy, Calif., part of Redwood City, Calif.-based Verity Health System, is implementing a workforce reduction to decrease labor costs.  By Kelly Gooch -

11 universal management truths from Warren Buffett

Few leaders have mastered the art of management as effectively as Warren Buffet.  By Tamara Rosin -

Opinion: Early blunders continue to trouble cancer moonshot initiative

The National Cancer Moonshot, an initiative led by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden to improve cancer care and research, has been bungled since the beginning, according to independent journalist Eric Rosenthal, who covers cancer for MedPage Today.  By Emily Rappleye -

Sarasota County Public Hospital Board fills vacancy

The Sarasota County (Fla.) Public Hospital Board, which oversees the Sarasota (Fla.) Memorial Health Care System, has appointed William Noonan to fill a vacancy until the election in November, according to SRQ.  By Emily Rappleye -

CMS' Andy Slavitt: The hearts and minds of physicians can be won back

Andy Slavitt, acting administrator of CMS, expressed a hopeful view for physicians in Boston Tuesday.  By Emily Rappleye -

Hospitals: Are you marketing to the right audience?

Hospitals and health systems trying to capture a greater portion of their market should take a closer look at their marketing campaigns.  By Emily Rappleye -

The most accomplished people aren't always the happiest: What to do about it

People often try to answer one of life's biggest questions — how to be truly happy — with accomplishments in business, status or wealth. However, research shows accomplishment and intelligence cannot predict happiness, according to Raj Raghunathan, author of If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Happy?.  By Emily Rappleye -

St. Luke's CEO Dr. David Pate: The journey to becoming a 'Top 15 Health System'

With the news that Boise, Idaho-based St. Luke's Health System has been named one of the "Top 15 Health Systems" in the country for a third year in a row by Truven Health Analytics, I have reflected back on how we got here. It was not by accident. It was not without a lot of hard work. How did we do it?  By David Pate, MD, JD, President and CEO of St. Luke's Health System -

3 easy steps to make your meetings more impactful

After a sports team finishes a game, the players don't just pack up their gear and go home. They reconvene with the coach for a post-game meeting to discuss what happened out on the field. This recapping of events to inform future strategy translates easily into the business world. By Tamara Rosin -

CMS releases Theranos letter, inspection report with more information

CMS decided Monday to release a previously unpublished 45-page letter to Palo Alto, Calif.-based Theranos and a more lightly redacted version of its inspection report, according to The Wall Street Journal.  By Emily Rappleye -

This CEO has one key to success

Spencer Rascoff has been through ups and downs in his business ventures, according to CNBC. By Erin Marshall -

When a CEO buys shares, you should too

If a CEO invests shares in his or her own company, take note: It might be a good time for you to buy shares as well, according to CNBC. By Erin Marshall -

To promote organizational success, encourage employees to volunteer

Many companies generously practice corporate giving, but few take advantage of their connections in the community to inspire employees. According to research into Fortune's "50 Best Workplaces for Giving Back" list, encouraging employees to guide charitable efforts enhances commitment and pride among teams. By Tamara Rosin -

Sanford Health CEO, researchers to speak at Vatican conference

Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft, four Sanford research scientists and benefactor T. Denny Sanford will speak at a major international conference this week in the Vatican City, presenting on stem cell therapy, regenerative medicine and philanthropy, according to the Argus Leader. By Tamara Rosin -

WHO launches search for new leader for first time in over a decade

As Director General Margaret Chan, MD, nears the end of her second term, the World Health Organization is seeking a new leader. By Tamara Rosin -

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