Healthways CEO joins Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights board of directors

Donato Tramuto, CEO of Franklin, Tenn.-based Healthways, has been named to the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights board of directors, according to the Nashville Business Journal. By Erin Dietsche -

Moody's: AMCs maintain viability through strong brands, large size and diverse revenue

Research universities that have academic medical centers with strong credit mitigate the risk of rising healthcare revenue exposure, according to fiscal 2015 medians data from Moody's Investors Service. By Tamara Rosin -

Revered Scripps philanthropist Conrad Prebys dies

Conrad Prebys, a renowned philanthropist and the namesake of multiple San Diego-based Scripps Health clinical departments, has died. By Tamara Rosin -

7 things to know about Tim Kaine on healthcare

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton chose Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) Friday to be her No. 2.  By Emily Rappleye -

11 must-reads for healthcare leaders this week

Culture. Productivity. Strategy. Execution. These ideas will never go out of style for hospital and health system leaders.  By Tamara Rosin -

What happens when there is too much transparency?

The notion that increasing transparency leads to enhanced employee engagement, trust and productivity has surged in popularity, so much so that some offices have even adopted wall-less, open layouts to reduce barriers between employees. In other cases, CEOs' "open-door policy" has become a literal element of design. But what's at stake when there is too much transparency? By Tamara Rosin -

Here's what 14 CEOs are reading this summer

How's your summer reading list coming along? If you are looking for suggestions, see what these leaders are picking from the shelves.  By Erin Dietsche -

Former CDC Director Dr. Bill Foege on why he stands behind Theranos, how to build an effective coalition & what presidential candidates must address this fall

The world's brightest minds work every day to untangle the complex issues that plague healthcare. And while many problems remain, occasionally someone succeeds.      By Emily Rappleye -

Companies with low-earning CEOs yield higher long-term investment returns

What's the connection between CEO pay and company stock performance? A new study sought to find the answer, according to Fortune. By Erin Dietsche -

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 -

Why is digital marketing critical in healthcare?

It’s not difficult to find statistics on the importance of digital marketing in today’s Internet era. Digital marketing is, in fact, forecasted to increase by 35% throughout 2016, with roughly one-third of marketers planning to shift advertising budget to digital to increase ROI.  By Kristin Hambelton, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President -

How employee trust affects the bottom line

Building a culture of trust — among employees, as well as between employees and the leadership — has a direct impact on a company's productivity and financial performance. Contrary to popular belief, establishing a high-trust culture is not a "soft" leadership skill; rather, it’s a foundational element of successful organizations, according to the Harvard Business Review.  By Tamara Rosin -

New Swedish Covenant Hospital CEO Anthony Guaccio visits 30 floors in first 30 days

Hours after officially starting his role as Chicago-based Swedish Covenant Hospital's president and CEO, Anthony Guaccio embarked on his goal to visit 30 floors of the hospital in 30 days. By Tamara Rosin -

RWJBarnabas hospital welcomes new board member: 3 things to know

Belleville, N.J.-based Clara Maas Medical Center, part of RWJBarnabas Health, has named Anthony R. Slimowiczto the board of trustees.  By Kelly Gooch -

Lurie Children's: Lollapalooza causes 3-fold spike in ER visits

Chicago-based Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital is prepping itself for the worst emergency room weekend of the year — Lollapalooza.  By Emily Rappleye -

Arianna Huffington: Why leaders must dispel their 'sleep delusion'

In addition to her role at the helm of The Huffington Post, media magnate Arianna Huffington is also a sleep champion, as evidenced by her recently released book, The Sleep Revolution. By Tamara Rosin -

Theranos hires execs to oversee quality and compliance

Palo Alto, Calif.-based Theranos has hired two new executives to oversee all regulatory, quality and compliance standards, according to Reuters.  By Mackenzie Bean -

Community Hospital Corporation announces Karen Barber as winner of the 2016 President’s Leadership Excellence Award

Community Hospital Corporation (CHC) is proud to announce Karen Barber, Chief Executive Officer of Yoakum Community Hospital, as the winner of the 2016 President's Leadership Excellence Award. Yoakum Community Hospital is a 25-bed, critical access hospital based in Yoakum, Texas.  By Staff -

5 healthcare layoffs so far in July

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

Your top performer may have already quit: Quint Studer's 4 tips for better talent retention

"What can we do to keep you? Why didn't you tell us?" By Quint Studer, Founder of Studer Group, Speaker, Author and Professional Volunteer -

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