• How 2 CNOs are tempering staff resentment toward travel workers

    For hospitals facing COVID-19 surges and staffing strain, travel workers have been a much relied upon resource to help fill workforce gaps, creating an environment in which these organizations must compete for nurses in the labor market with agencies that offer lucrative, temporary contracts amid increased demand.
  • Meet the tech exec and the neuroscientist joining forces to disrupt women's healthcare

    Before they met each other, Laura A. Pace, MD, PhD, and Fidji Simo belonged to very different industries. Now, they've joined forces to found the Metrodora Institute, an integrated women's neuroimmune clinic and research center.
  • 10 hospitals hiring CEOs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking CEOs in the last month.
  • How the world's best workplaces make their employees happy

    This year, Fortune announced its 25 best places to work list. The companies on the list all stood out for different reasons but were united in their efforts to lead from the head and the heart. Here are some of the strategies these organizations prioritize that make them the best to work for, Fortune reported Oct. 19.
  • Amazon boosts healthcare policy efforts

    Amazon confirmed Oct. 19 that it has hired Claire Winiarek, PhD, as director of healthcare public policy.
  • New Mexico hospital physicians demand new CEO

    Physicians at Rehoboth McKinley Christian Hospital in Gallup, N.M., are demanding a new local CEO, more transparency from the board and better working conditions. 
  • New corporate directors class most diverse yet, but their spread is uneven

    New data suggests that the newest class of board directors at public companies is the most diverse yet. However, the pattern was uneven, with smaller companies lagging behind their larger counterparts and half of companies adding no new board members, The Wall Street Journal reported Oct. 19. 
  • Viewpoint: Black women in medicine considered 'superhuman, but never enough'

    Black women historically have been excluded and dismissed from entry into many sectors, healthcare being one. Authors from Harvard University penned an article titled "Superhuman, but never enough" in the Oct. 16 issue of The Lancet  discussing what being a Black woman in healthcare is like. 
  • National Academy of Medicine elects 100 new members; most diverse class yet 

    The National Academy of Medicine announced Oct. 18 its selection of 100 new members who will join its ranks. They represent the most diverse class intake yet.  
  • Why Sanford Health's CEO is opting for a lean exec team

    Sanford Health President and CEO Bill Gassen is making leadership changes as he nears one year at the helm of the Sioux Falls, S.D.-based health system, according to siouxfalls.business, a digital news organization.
  • 3 hospital CEOs on why the pediatric mental health crisis needs more attention

    The pandemic has created an influx of children and families seeking help from hospital emergency departments for mental and behavioral health disorders. Three children's hospital CEOs spoke with Becker's in September and October about the mental health crisis facing children and health systems.
  • Equitas Health CEO resigns after employees allege racism within system

    Bill Hardy, the president and CEO of Columbus, Ohio-based Equitas Health, has stepped down following claims of racism and discrimination within the health system.
  • Hospitals offered limited public support of Black Lives Matter movement, study says

    Researchers analyzed the top 100 hospitals' Twitter accounts to analyze their support of Black Americans, social justice and the Black Lives Matter movement, according to an Oct. 15 report published in JAMA Network Open.
  • CVS Health names chief health equity officer

    CVS Health has named Joneigh Khaldun, MD, vice president and chief health equity officer.
  • Healthcare may see a 'Great Retirement,' too

    Numerous health systems are down to their final months with the same CEO who led the organization through a tumultuous decade for the industry.
  • The 3 essential skills for health system CEOs to thrive today, according to AdventHealth's Terry Shaw

    Terry Shaw serves as president and CEO of Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth, overseeing one of the nation's largest faith-based health systems, comprising more than 50 hospitals across nine states. 
  • LSU Health Sciences Center chancellor steps down

    Larry Hollier, MD, will no longer serve as chancellor of the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans.
  • How a culture of choice empowers employees 

    Empowering employees to speak up and feel confident enough to have their voices heard is important for companies. New research has shown that creating a company culture that emphazises choice can be a method to do this, the Harvard Business Review reported Oct. 13.
  • Viewpoint: How everyday sexism holds women back 

    Microaggressions and subtle biases can pile up and collectively cause massive effects on employees that may hold them back from reaching the next level, writer Jessica Nordell argued in The New York Times Oct. 14. 
  • Biden considering Dr. Robert Califf to head FDA: Reports

    President Joe Biden is considering Robert Califf, MD, a former FDA commissioner, to once again lead the agency, according to The Washington Post, which first reported his possible nomination, citing several people familiar with the discussions.

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