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    Ethical dilemmas are on the horizon as more tech and retail companies enter the healthcare space, according to an Oct. 3 Forbes viewpoint piece by Sachin Jain, MD, president and CEO of SCAN Group and SCAN Health Plan. 
  • Women in the lead: How 1 health system is benefitting from 5 female presidents

    The healthcare field as a career path for women is a tale of two journeys. According to McKinsey, healthcare outpaces other industries in its representation of women. Women account for 75 percent of entry-level healthcare roles, 70 percent of manager roles and 61 percent of senior manager or director roles. But the numbers change dramatically as promotion and retention rates and external hiring fail to keep pace to increase representation at the top. Just 45 percent of healthcare vice presidents are women and only 32 percent of women make it to the healthcare C-suite. 
  • SEARHC and Xtend Create Revenue Cycle Joint Venture to Help Other Healthcare Providers - Denali Healthcare Solutions offers proven revenue cycle expertise

    Juneau, AK – SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) and Xtend Healthcare, LLC (Xtend) today announced the formation of a new joint venture entity called Denali Healthcare Solutions, LLC (Denali).
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    Half of CEOs at top-performing healthcare companies hold an MBA as their terminal degree, according to a recent report from Crist Kolder Associates. 
  • Walgreens weighing former Cigna exec as CEO

    Walgreens Boots Alliance is considering former Express Scripts and Cigna executive Tim Wentworth as its next CEO, Bloomberg reported Sept. 29. 
  • C-suites eye new control role

    Some executives are considering a new addition to the team, according to a recent poll from Deloitte. 
  • Female CEOs doubled this decade

    The number of female CEOs at leading American companies has more than doubled since 2013, according to a recent report from Crist Kolder Associates. 
  • Rewriting the Script: A prescription for treating physicians with greater dignity and respect

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    Companies are increasingly turning inward to fill their CEO positions, according to a recent report from Crist Kolder Associates. 
  • COO to CEO pipeline remains strong

    The chief operating officer role — despite being in a period of flux this year — is still a strong springboard to the helm, according to a recent report from Crist Kolder Associates. 
  • How long healthcare CEOs, CFOs are holding office

    When compared to leaders of other industries, healthcare CEOs and CFOs serve slightly below-average tenures, according to a recent report from Crist Kolder Associates. 
  • Ruminating on work harms leaders' performance: Study

    Being in constant work mode can damage a leader's performance, according to a recent study covered by The Wall Street Journal. 
  • Healthcare executives defend vacation time

    Several years ago, Sachin Jain, MD, decided to take a two-week vacation. He received a call from his boss that he still thinks about to this day, Dr. Jain — now the president and CEO of SCAN Group and SCAN Health Plan — wrote in a Sept. 23 LinkedIn post. 
  • AdventHealth's 50-year legacy and what comes next

    As Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth celebrates 50 years as a health system, CEO Terry Shaw shared his learnings with Becker's from the organization's past, while looking ahead to how he sees healthcare and AdventHealth evolving in the coming years.
  • We're succeeding at keeping more people out of the hospital. Together, we'll do even better. 

    It used to be that when you saw the doctor, you paid for the visit. And when you were screened for a condition, you paid for the test. But innovative health systems like ours helped usher in a new era — one that aimed to reward value over volume in medical care.
  • Virginia governor calls for VCU Health board changes, including chair to step down

    Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin has called on Michael Rao, PhD, to step down from his position as chair of Richmond-based VCU Health as part of a reform package he is proposing for the health system board, according to a Sept. 21 Richmond BizSense report.
  • What 68 health system leaders have done to boost the bottom line

    Becker's asked C-suite executives from hospitals and health systems across the U.S. to share their organization's areas of growth for the next few years. 
  • Are managers leading by example?

    Managers have some work to do when it comes to leading by example, according to a recent report from job listings site Indeed and Forrester Consulting, a research and advisory company. 
  • Where they started vs. where they're at: 6 hospital leaders on pivoting careers 

    "Pivots and pauses are something to embrace, not fear," according to Terry Shaw, president and CEO of AdventHealth.

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