• 'It is physicians in the room with the patient, not lawmakers': Medical groups oppose Idaho abortion law

    Ten medical organizations have come out in support of the Justice Department's lawsuit against Idaho that opposes the state's near-total abortion ban.
  • Dr. Raymond Damadian, inventor of the first MRI scanner, dies at 86

    Raymond Damadian, MD, who built the first MRI scanner more than forty years ago, died Aug. 3, The New York Times reported Aug. 17. He was 86. 
  • Scripps Health welcomes 3 members to board

    Two attorneys and one retired U.S. district judge have been elected to Scripps Health's 17-member board of trustees.
  • 28 women who made hospital CEO in 2022

    The following moves by women to a hospital or health system CEO role have been reported by or shared with Becker's this year:
  • 10 leadership tips for uncertain times

    Amid decreased employee motivation and mounting global and local stressors, healthcare leaders should focus on actions, not just words, to keep their workers inspired, according to an Aug. 17 Harvard Business Review article. 
  • Majority of CEOs prep for 'brief and shallow' recession

    Nonprofit research group the Conference Board released its "Measure of CEO Confidence" report for the third quarter of the year, revealing that 81 percent of CEOs who were surveyed are expecting "a brief and shallow recession, with limited global spillover."
  • Washington hospital seeks CEO, board candidates

    Coupeville, Wash.-based WhidbeyHealth is looking for candidates as it seeks to fill board and CEO positions, the South Whidbey Record reported Aug. 16.
  • Seton nurses call for hospital finance probe in wake of no-confidence vote in administrator

    Members of the California Nurses Association at AHMC Seton Medical Center in Daly City, Calif., said they have taken a vote of no confidence in their hospital administrator, Sarkis Vartanian, BSN.
  • Biden signs Inflation Reduction Act into law: 7 healthcare takeaways

    President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law Aug. 16. The sweeping $739 billion reconciliation package contains a number of significant healthcare provisions. 
  • Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19

    First lady Jill Biden, EdD, tested positive for COVID-19 on Aug. 16 after feeling cold-like symptoms the night before, according to the White House. 
  • Nurses seek movement on racial reckoning after ANA apology

    It has been about two months since the American Nurses Association adopted a statement apologizing to nurses of color and ethnic minority nursing organizations for its role in perpetuating racism. Now nurses of color say the apology is a positive step and are calling for action, USA Today reported Aug. 16.
  • 4 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Below are four hospitals that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  • HR leaders should prioritize 'career portfolios' over career ladders to retain workers

    As the interest in career ladders fades, human resources leaders may turn to alternative options including career portfolios to attract and retain workers, according to an Aug. 10 article in Harvard Business Review. 
  • 13 women making moves in healthcare

    The following executive moves made by women have been reported by or shared with Becker's since Aug. 4. 
  • 8 hospitals, health systems hiring VPs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that recently posted job listings seeking vice presidents. 
  • The rise of the $1K professional headshot

    A professional headshot conveys professionalism and personality and serves as a personal brand. LinkedIn reports that bios with headshots get 21 times more views than those without, and users receive nine times more connection requests when they include pictures of themselves.
  • Tenet's $100M cyber incident raises 10 must-ask questions for boards

    Cyberattackers don't need to steal data to cause chaos, they just need to pose enough of a threat that management is forced to halt business.
  • 'Listen and respond accordingly': 5 hospital CEOs share advice for successors

    When a healthcare leader takes the helm of a hospital, they bring with them advice from mentors as well as their own career learning experiences. Now, five CEOs — one who recently retired and four preparing to do so — shared their advice with Becker's Hospital Review, from setting one's ego aside to engaging with the community.
  • 7 questions to guide evaluation of financial payments solutions

    CommerceHealthcare's recent e-Book, Innovation empowered: 3 pillars of success for digital transformation in healthcare finance, offers perspectives on current trends in financial technology. The report explores how system integration can support optimized process automation in patient financing, accounts payable, remittance management and lockbox. This companion article proposes seven questions leaders should answer when evaluating potential payment solutions and vendor partners.
  • U of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health names 4 new board members

    Bel Air, Md.-based University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health has named four new members for its board of directors, The Daily Record reported Aug. 9. 

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