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    Madera (Calif.) Community Hospital, which has been closed since December 2022, is accusing a company vying to take over the hospital of attempting to improperly influence the hospital's decision-making, The Fresno Bee reported Sept. 11. 
  • The 85% rule

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    Tiffany Murdock, DNP, MSN, has a well-rounded background in healthcare, starting her career as a nurse tech. In the nearly 20 years since, she's served in numerous leadership roles, including as the first female CEO of Singing River Health System in Ocean Springs, Miss. 
  • Rural healthcare is hard and you have to commit, WVU Medicine CEO says

    West Virginia may have one of the least healthy populations in the U.S., and there has to be much more focus on preventive health initiatives as a result, Albert Wright, CEO of Morgantown, W.Va.-based WVU Medicine, told Becker's in a recent interview.
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    Bill Gassen, president and CEO of Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health, sees a bright future for the health system despite a recently halted merger with Minneapolis-based Fairview Health Services.
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  • How Mayo Clinic trains administrators, 40 years and counting

    Mayo Clinic has been training future healthcare leaders through its administrative fellowship program since 1983. Over the past four decades, less has changed than one might think. 
  • Healthcare re-imagined by CEOs

    Healthcare experienced a seismic shift in the last few years, enduring the COVID-19 pandemic, workforce shortages, inflation and rapid technological advancement. Hospitals and health systems can't operate the way they did for decades and stay financially viable.
  • One-third of HHS appointees hop to industry jobs, raising conflict-of-interest concerns

    One-third of HHS appointees between 2004 and 2020 left for jobs in the industry, according to the first comprehensive study of the "revolving door" in healthcare regulation in Health Affairs. 
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