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    National Hospital Week — which aims to recognize and celebrate hospitals, health systems and the people who work at them — begins May 8 and runs through May 14. 
  • CVS Health names new chief medical officer, senior VP

    CVS Health May 3 named Sree Chaguturu, MD, executive vice president and chief medical officer and Sheryl Burke as the company's senior vice president of corporate social responsibility.
  • Understanding costs and learning to listen: 3 executives on the CFO-to-CEO transition

    Hospital CEOs have faced many changes and challenges during the pandemic, from staffing shortages to digital transformations. 
  • OHSU Knight Cancer Center uses tech to improve infusion center operations, boost satisfaction

    When demand for infusion chairs isn't well managed, patient wait times can be long and infusion nurses can feel overwhelmed.
  • 4 health leaders on Fauci's claim the U.S. is 'out of the pandemic'

    After Anthony Fauci, MD, announced April 27 that the U.S. is "out of the pandemic phase" in regards to COVID-19, citing low infection rates, hospitalization rates and deaths, four health leaders responded to his claims, with many urging caution, in a May 1 Fortune article.
  • 8 hospitals seeking CEOs

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  • Talent Planning: The Link Between Caregiver Well-being and the Patient Experience

    The Keys to Care Optimizing a healthcare organization’s staffing mix is rightly viewed as a way to boost efficiency and reduce costs. What may not be as immediately apparent is the connection between the efficient orchestration of talent and improvements in patient experience, satisfaction, and the quality of care they receive.
  • RiteAid, Cigna cite Great Resignation as a threat in their annual reports

    A number of major companies, including Cigna and RiteAid have listed the Great Resignation as a threat to their productivity, profit and operations on their annual reports, Fortune reported April 28. 
  • Former U.S. surgeon general urges masking compassion

    Jerome Adams, MD, the former U.S. surgeon general who was under fire for an early tweet claiming masks weren't effective at preventing the spread of COVID-19, now advises the public to have "masking compassion," NPR reported April 28.
  • Male CEOs are learning to lead with 'female' traits 

    The pandemic encouraged leaders to be more vulnerable with their staff, showing more empathy and transparency, traits that female leaders have often already been employing, Fortune reported April 28. 
  • 8 ways female executives can help others reach the C-suite

    Although there have been gains in female representation in the C-suite, men still significantly outnumber women in that arena.
  • 9 women making moves in healthcare

    The following executive moves made by or involving women have been reported by or shared with Becker's since April 22.
  • Hospital CEO exits nearly double this year

    Twenty-nine hospital CEOs exited their roles in the first three months of this year, nearly double the 15 chiefs who stepped down from their positions in the same period of 2021, according to a report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas, an executive outplacement and coaching firm. 
  • 4 ways to help overwhelmed managers

    Managers are overworked and stretched in too many directions, prompting a much needed redefinition of the role, Lynda Gratton, PhD, a professor of management practice at London Business School, writes in an April 26 Harvard Business Review article.
  • What 6 CEOs told Becker's this year

    In 2022, hospital and health system CEOs have shared insights on everything from competing with retailers to recruiting employees.
  • Tampa General Hospital CEO: Creating an environment where everyone feels safe

    As the president and CEO of a leading academic medical center, my primary responsibility is to balance the care and safety of our patients with the needs of my team members. Truth be told, one feeds the other — by making sure my team is supported and feels empowered to raise issues and concerns, admit to mistakes without fear and make recommendations for improvement, which results in patients receiving world-class care.
  • Saint Louis University Hospital nurses target administration in no-confidence vote

    Nurses at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital in St. Louis have taken a no-confidence vote in administration, specifically calling out Chief Nursing Officer Rita Fowler, MSN, and Human Resources Director Chris Greenley.
  • The case for seriously optimistic healthcare leaders

    "Every meeting I have, I talk about optimism," says Michael Dowling, CEO of New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health. "I've probably given four talks in the last two days on that theme, including a meeting with my physician leadership team 15 minutes ago." 
  • CEOs are missing more days at work due to mental health issues

    CEOs are struggling with their mental health and taking off more time because of it compared to their employees. However, a gap in mental health understanding remains between leaders and their workforce, according to Headspace's 2022 Workforce Attitudes to Mental Health report. 
  • 36 hospitals on Forbes list of best employers for diversity

    Thirty-six hospitals and health systems are among the nation's best employers for diversity, according to Forbes. 

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