• How to reshuffle your organization without major disruption

    More companies are restructuring their teams — and finances — to improve efficiency before a potential recession, according to management consulting firm Korn Ferry. However, reshuffling the wrong way can lead to pushback from employees. 
  • Executives' stress rising despite more flexibility: survey

    Executives' experience scores have sharply declined over the past year — though they are still more satisfied than senior executives and middle managers, according to the October edition of Future Forum Pulse, a quarterly workforce survey. 
  • Oregon hospital workers petition to recall board members

    Unions seeking the ouster of two of Bay Area Hospital's elected board members have submitted petition signatures toward their effort.
  • 5 questions to guide succession planning discussions at hospitals

    The American Hospital Association and its Physician Alliance released a succession planning guide Oct. 19 for healthcare leaders, which includes five diagnostic questions to guide discussions with teams on preparing for the future.
  • How hospitals can help their future leaders succeed

    Planning for future leaders to take the helm has long been part of hospital and health system strategies. And it has become increasingly important during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly amid an aging workforce, staffing challenges and an increasing number of employee and executive exits. 
  • Female leaders leaving companies at highest rate in years

    Female leaders are leaving their companies at the highest rate in years as they seek more from their workplaces, according to a new study on the state of women in corporate America.
  • Bozeman Health chair resigns after physicians' no-confidence vote

    The Bozeman (Mont.) Health board of directors accepted the resignation of board chair Signe Farris, according to an Oct. 18 report from CBS affiliate KBZK.
  • Tampa General Hospital CEO: People before strategy

    I have spent the past week engaging with leaders from across the world in various industries at the GE Crotonville campus — an exceptional time that allowed my peers and I to come together to discuss innovative ideas, approaches to leadership, and challenges we face in our day-to-day operations as well as the impact of bigger-picture issues.
  • Bozeman Health employees allege leadership 'greed,' mismanagement

    Employees from Bozeman (Mont.) Health Deaconess Hospital recently reached out to news station KBZK describing "greed, mismanagement and toxicity" in their workplace, according to an Oct. 18 report. According to the employees, they have been required to see two patients every 15 minutes, and neurology department workers are quitting "en masse." 
  • The processes 5 healthcare CEOs are taking and leaving as the year ends

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had significant effects on hospital and health system operations, finances and staffing. As organizations continue to grapple with these effects, CEOs must rethink existing processes while looking toward the future. This means potentially starting something new to improve and innovate medical care, as well as stopping, halting or quitting approaches that may no longer work best amid today's challenges.
  • Florida hospital names former UnitedHealthcare CEO to board

    Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital recently named two new members to its board of directors, and one of them is Kenneth Burdick, former CEO of UnitedHealthcare. 
  • Providence, Cleveland Clinic CEOs tapped for GE Healthcare board appointments

    The CEOs of Providence and Cleveland Clinic are among the executives who have been named to the board of directors for GE Healthcare, which is set to spin off from General Electric as a standalone public company in January.
  • 9 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Here are nine hospitals that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  • 6 management tips for when staffing is low and workload is high

    The healthcare industry is facing a worker shortage, catalyzing service cuts, facility closures and lapses in care quality nationwide. In such situations, leaders need to "do more with less," according to an Oct. 17 article in Harvard Business Review. 
  • Gates Foundation commits $1.2B to eradicate polio

    At the World Health Summit on Oct. 16, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said it is pledging $1.2 billion to support global efforts to eradicate polio. 
  • Proactive discharge planning for more efficient patient flow: reduce “avoidable” days through actionable data

    As the physicians, nurses, staff, and patient caregivers involved know all too well, inpatient discharge planning is critical to minimizing length of stay (LOS) and supporting the patient care journey.
  • 13 women making moves in healthcare

    The following executive moves made by women have been reported by or shared with Becker's since Oct. 7. 
  • Effective Partnership Models to Improve Complex Patient Recovery

    Partnership has become a leading strategy to efficiently improve quality while continuing to meet the needs of the growing medically complex patient population. However, every hospital and community is different, and therefore a one-size-fits-all partnership strategy does not exist. Partnerships can vary in model, stage of the care continuum and facility type. Long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs) offer the appropriate clinical expertise for such patients and can therefore serve as efficient partners.
  • 4 exercises for executives feeling fearful

    Leaders, including those in healthcare, have a lot on their plates, including a shifting workforce, a terse political environment, economic uncertainty and an uptick in violence. For many executives, Harvard Business Review reports, these factors culminate in a rarely discussed emotion: fear. 
  • 6 ways healthcare leaders can get — and stay — ahead

    The healthcare industry changes quickly. Leaders who invest in self-development and improve their agility are more likely to keep up — and get ahead, according to an Oct. 11 article from the Buccino Leadership Institute at South Orange, N.J.-based Seton Hall University. 

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