• Why Kaweah Health's C-suite never went remote

    Many C-suite leaders are now returning to the office after taking operations remote during COVID-19. But some never left their on-site posts — including the team at Visalia, Calif.-based Kaweah Health. 
  • Atrium Health honored for helping women, people of color to advance

    Charlotte, N.C.-based Atrium Health has been recognized for its leadership in helping underrepresented voices rise to the top.
  • How to Create a Culture of Safety in a Decentralized Healthcare Landscape

    In the early stages of the pandemic, healthcare organizations made do with what was available. Bed shortages and widespread staffing issues were front-page news for months on end, and alternative care models scaled rapidly to accommodate the growing need.
  • Dr. Ashish Jha is returning to Brown

    Former White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Ashish Jha, MD, will resume his role as dean of the Brown University School of Public Health July 1. 
  • What COOs actually do: A day in the life of a NewYork-Presbyterian operations leader

    A chief financial officer deals with the hospital's finances; a chief nursing officer manages its nurses. But from one enterprise to another, one role tends to vary more than most: the chief operating officer.
  • Unfiltered: The medical jargon healthcare leaders hate most

    Sachin Jain, MD, CEO of SCAN Health Plan and adjunct professor at Stanford (Calif.) University School of Medicine, posed a question to LinkedIn on June 6: What healthcare jargon do you find most confusing or unhelpful?
  • 11 strategies to 'root out racism,' per Mount Sinai diversity leaders 

    New York City-based Mount Sinai Health System is on a mission to systematically address racism with real-time action instead of lip service. The health system's Road Map for Action to Address Racism committee provided an update on its efforts to "root out racism" in a paper published June 5 in Academic Medicine.
  • Florida State U adds scholarship in honor of deceased chief medical officer

    A motorcycle crash in April led to the death of the chief medical officer of Florida State University. Now the Tallahassee-based school is honoring Daniel Van Durme, MD, with a scholarship in his name, CBS affiliate WCTV reported.
  • Do CEOs have an empathy problem?

    CEOs have a lot on their plates — but their anxieties might make them appear cold to employees, management consulting firm Korn Ferry reported this week.
  • How female CEOs fared on the Fortune 500

    The Fortune 500, which ranks the U.S.' largest companies by revenue, has long been dominated by male CEOs —- which speaks to the gender diversity of the greater American business industry, Fortune reported June 5. 
  • Walter Reed Medical gets new director of research, education

    Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., has named Wesley Campbell, MD, as its new director of research, education and training, according to a June 7 news release.
  • 5 ways to rub out 'operational friction' for a better patient experience: Press Ganey 

    Imagine this pie-in-the-sky scenario: A patient comes to the emergency department. There's no wait and they are taken straight back to a room where a smiling physician is waiting at the bedside to listen to and act upon the patient's healthcare concerns. Getting through registration, diagnostics — that's all a breeze. And in the end, a happy patient gets discharged efficiently, committed to taking their medication and seeking follow-up care.
  • 8 healthcare Fortune 500 companies rank high for leadership

    Fortune recently published its 2023 list of the largest corporations in the U.S. ranked by revenue for their respective 2022 fiscal years. The Fortune 500 list includes 80 healthcare companies. Among those, eight are in the top 25 of the ROL100 Ranking, which uses publicly available information to assess Return on Leadership scores for the top 100 companies on the latest Fortune 500 list, according to the publication.
  • UPMC leader now in charge of 18 hospitals

    David Gibbons, RN, president of Erie, Pa.-based UPMC Hamot, is now set to oversee 18 hospitals within the Pittsburgh-based system, according to a June 6 Go Erie report.
  • The rise of the hybrid CNO-COO

    As financial pressures grow and health systems look to reduce administrative teams, it's not uncommon for the COO role to be eliminated or left unfilled after a leader departs. However, some systems have taken a less traditional route, creating hybrid COO and chief nursing officer roles. 
  • Nurse practitioner and CEO of Wyoming clinic talks rural care challenges

    Sundance, Wyo., is home to 1,032 people and Crook County Medical Services District Sundance Clinic. It's also the hometown of clinic CEO, Micki Lyons, DNP, MSN, who drives 180 miles a day to return to the community she grew up in and care for it. 
  • 10 ways to positively affect healthcare

    The healthcare industry is ever-changing; if leaders want to make their own impact, it can be difficult to know where to begin. 
  • LeanTaaS Announces iQueue Autopilot, First Ever Generative AI Hospital Operations Solution

    LeanTaaS’ unique combination of award-winning AI, the largest hospital operations dataset, and 100+ team of change management experts will deliver a best-of-breed generative AI solution that unlocks “air traffic control” for health systems
  • Wellstar CEO, CFO defend Atlanta hospital closures

    The CEO and CFO of Marietta, Ga.-based Wellstar Health System are standing by the decision to close two hospitals in Atlanta amid allegations of racism. 
  • Margaret Crotty elected as 1st female chair of Northwell Health board

    Margaret Crotty has been elected as the new chair of the 37-member Northwell Health board of trustees.

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