• Unlocking peak performance: a perspective on what health care delivery can learn from Formula One racing

    I have been an avid aficionado of Formula One (F1) for over 25 years. I've followed the sport closely — analyzing each new innovation, obsessing over its growth and evolution, and enjoying countless races in person or on any screen I could find. 
  • 5 coping mechanisms embraced by thriving female leaders

    While female leaders are leaving companies at the highest rate in years, many chose to stay despite considering leaving their jobs. Part of the reason for the higher rate of female leaders considering or choosing to leave is a negative work environment, which needs to change for female leaders to thrive in their workplace, Harvard Business Review says.
  • CDC director tests positive for COVID-19 again

    CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, tested positive for COVID-19 days after she took Paxlovid to treat mild symptoms. 
  • 5 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Here are five hospitals that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  • Health systems zero in on exec teams

    At least half a dozen health systems announced changes to their executive ranks in the past month. 
  • Palomar Health leaders criticized over supporting specific board candidates

    Leaders of Escondido, Calif.-based Palomar Health and the founder of the medical group that provides the health system's physicians are facing criticism for financially supporting campaigns of specific board candidates, Voice of San Diego reported Oct. 28.
  • The top challenges for CFOs in 2022 and how they're addressing them

    Hospital and health system CFOs are grappling with a host of challenges, ranging from increasing labor costs to volatile patient demand and reimbursement rates that aren't keeping pace with inflation. 
  • Atlanta mayor seeks new operator to keep Wellstar AMC afloat

    Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens aims to keep Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center open — but first, the facility needs a new operator, Reporter Newspapers & Atlanta Intown reported Oct. 27. 
  • 11 women making moves in healthcare

    The following executive moves made by women have been reported by Becker's since Oct. 21. 
  • Dr. Ravi Thadhani discusses innovation, Wellstar closure and growing Emory Healthcare's influence

    On Oct. 27, Atlanta-based Emory University announced that Ravi Thadhani, MD, an experienced leader in academic medicine, will be joining its ranks. 
  • 'Multivoting' improves group decision-making, study finds

    "Multivoting" — allowing people more than one vote so they can select multiple options if desired — is most effective in finding the "best choice," according to a recent study from the University of Washington in Seattle. 
  • Standouts behind the scenes: These clinicians go above and beyond for patients and co-workers

    Burnout rates are soaring, staffing shortages are rampant and the effects of COVID-19 still linger. It is not an easy time to be a healthcare professional, yet many clinicians across the country give their time and efforts daily to make sure patients get topnotch care. 
  • Executives see through 'rose-colored glasses' — and employees are skeptical: survey

    Executives tend to be overly optimistic, seeing their organization through "rose-colored glasses." This prevents them from seeing how their employees and management teams actually feel about change, according to a recent report from leadership consulting firm Notion Consulting. 
  • Female CEOs communicate more positively in crisis: study

    Female CEOs employ a more positive communication style than their male counterparts, and they are on the rise in the healthcare sector, according to an Oct. 24 S&P Global report. 
  • Where 82 hospital CEOs exited their roles

    An Oct. 26 Challenger, Gray & Christmas report showed that CEOs across all industries are leaving their jobs at younger ages. It also showed that 82 hospital CEOs have left their roles in the first nine months of the year, up about 4 percent from the 79 recorded by the same point last year. Of those 82 exits, nine were in Florida, the most of any state, according to data provided to Becker's by Challenger, a global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm.
  • HCA hospitals make 10 leadership changes

    HCA Healthcare, a for-profit hospital operator based in Nashville, Tenn., has made leadership changes at several of its hospitals in recent months. 
  • HCA reorganizing operations

    HCA Healthcare, a for-profit hospital operator based in Nashville, Tenn., is undergoing a reorganization that includes forming a third operating group.
  • 'It demands new thinking': 6 health system CEOs on how their roles have evolved

    Chief executive officers sit at the helm of the healthcare industry's often tumultuous ebbs and flows — from the adoption of new technologies, to increasing conversations about diversity and equity, to shifting workplace norms, to the COVID-19 pandemic that created chaos in health systems. To keep pace, CEOs must stay nimble. 
  • Sharp HealthCare consolidates hospital execs

    San Diego, Calif.-based Sharp HealthCare is reorganizing executive leadership for its seven hospitals — a move that is not expected to result in any layoffs or affect front-line workers, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported Oct. 25.
  • Vermont hospital CEO resigns after no-confidence vote

    The CEO of North Country Hospital in Newport, Vt., has resigned after medical staff took a no-confidence vote toward him.

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