• 21 top management risks in healthcare for 2022

    Crowe, a public accounting, consulting and technology company, released its 2022 report on April 14 identifying the top management risks facing healthcare organizations.
  • Female CEOs face more aggressive questioning from men on earnings calls, research finds

    Female CEOs face more aggressive questioning on earnings conference calls than male CEOs, according to research from the University of Exeter Business School in England.
  • Oklahoma hospital fires CEO, shakes up C-suite

    McCurtain Memorial Hospital in Idabel, Okla., fired its CEO and added three new executives in less than a month. 
  • Beaumont Health names 2 new board members

    Anthony Stallion, MD, and Warren Rose were chosen as the newest members of Southfield, Mich.-based Beaumont Health's board of directors. 
  • Biden administration taps HHS lawyer for COVID-19 response team

    The White House has chosen Lisa Barclay, a deputy general counsel for HHS, to help Ashish Jha, MD, lead the White House COVID-19 response team, Dr. Jha confirmed April 13 on his Twitter page. 
  • COVID-19 public health emergency renewed

    The United States extended the COVID-19 public health emergency April 13, Reuters reports. 
  • Leading through the pandemic with humility: 5 quotes from Jackson Health CEO Carlos Migoya

    Carlos Migoya, CEO of Miami-based Jackson Health System, did an interview with consulting firm McKinsey & Co. in collaboration with the University of Miami Patti and Allan Herbert Business School, where he touched on an array of topics including COVID-19, health equity and the move to remote work.
  • Omega Healthcare completes acquisition of ApexonHealth and Vasta Global

    Boca Raton, FL, April 13, 2022: Omega Healthcare, a leading technology-enabled healthcare management solutions provider, today announced its acquisition of ApexonHealth, an AI and automation-based revenue cycle management and payor solutions provider, and Vasta Global, a provider of real-world data abstraction and analytics for the oncology market.
  • Chicago hospital CEO out in wake of vaccination controversies

    George Miller Jr. is no longer president and CEO of The Loretto Hospital or affiliated with the Chicago-based organization, according to a statement from the hospital's board of trustees that was shared with Becker's. 
  • Piece of advice 3 hospital leaders remember most

    The Corner Office series asks healthcare leaders to answer questions about their life in and outside the office.
  • Hospital CEOs: We stand with our front-line teams if they err

    We stand with our nurses and healthcare workers throughout the nation who are deeply troubled by the conviction of a nurse in Tennessee in the death of a 75-year-old patient due to a drug error. It's a rare and troubling example of a healthcare professional facing prison for a medical mistake.
  • Renewal of public health emergency expected before April 16 deadline: 8 things to know

    The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency is set to expire April 16. It is expected to be renewed for another 90 days by the Biden administration amid political pressure to end it. 
  • Transform the pharmacy from a cost center to a strategic asset through a system-level approach — 4 insights

    Leading health systems have invested significantly in pharmacy infrastructure to improve patient care and financial results. An important lesson: optimizing pharmacy's value through a system approach results in better quality, service, financial performance and efficiency.
  • UCSF professor named top JAMA editor

    Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD, was named editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association and JAMA Network, the American Medical Association said in an April 11 news release.
  • Biotech pioneer Dr. Arthur Riggs dies at 82

    Arthur Riggs, PhD, a pioneering biochemist whose work led to the development of artificial insulin and monoclonal antibodies, died March 23 at age 81, according to The New York Times.
  • 9 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Below are nine hospitals that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  • Minnesota health system CEO's advice: Help employees feel they're connected

    James Hereford has helmed Fairview Health Services in Minneapolis throughout the pandemic and has had a front-row seat to the fluid circumstances of the last two years. In the wake of the challenges COVID-19 has created, he said he is more focused than ever on building a strong culture and ensuring his employees feel connected to the mission of the 10-hospital organization.
  • 5 items in President Biden's 2023 budget that support global health

    The White House used World Health Day - April 7 - to highlight key points in the 2023 budget that support global health, like funding the U.S. Agency for International Development and the CDC to build global partnerships targeting health. 
  • eHealth Technologies’ Leadership Team Innovates to Advance Patient Access to Life-Saving Medical Treatment

    New leaders will drive digital solutions that expedite care for the critically ill
  • A Healthy Environment for Patients and Caregivers Starts with Medical Waste Management

    Generally, when people notice a medical waste management system, it’s not working properly—and that’s a problem. As an essential and often behind-the-scenes service, the proper disposal of regulated medical waste is critical for maintaining a safe and efficient healthcare environment. Healthcare facilities that take the time and effort to develop a well-planned medical waste management system can help ensure that providers and patients do not have to give the safe disposal of medical waste a second thought.

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