• Holding fewer meetings could save $25K per employee, per year: study

    Excessive meetings are draining employees' brains and employers' bank accounts, according to a Sept. 26 report from Otter.ai and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. 
  • Biden to nominate surgeon general to join WHO executive board

    President Joe Biden plans to nominate Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, to serve as U.S. representative on the executive board of the World Health Organization, the White House said Oct. 4.
  • Summa Health reshuffles executive team

    Akron-based Summa Health is making 10 changes to its executive team with the creation of three roles, elimination of four roles and appointments of three senior leaders, the Akron Beacon Journal reported Oct. 4.  
  • Comera Life Sciences expands into 5K-square-foot Massachusetts lab space

    Biologic medicine company Comera Life Sciences has expanded into a 5,000-square-foot laboratory and office space for research and development in Woburn, Mass., according to an Oct. 4 press release sent to Becker's. 
  • CEO coalition report examines safety efforts to protect healthcare workers

    The San Jose, Calif.-based CEO Coalition published an Oct. 4 report examining safety efforts to protect healthcare team members. The report, Restoring a Safe and Thriving Healthcare Workforce, details healthcare professionals' vested interest in improving psychological and emotional safety, preserving physical security, and promoting health justice.
  • 'People and policymakers are finally getting it': AMA President Dr. Jack Resneck Jr. on the fight to fix prior authorization, physician burnout

    It's only been around four months since Jack Resneck Jr., MD, took over as president of the American Medical Association. In that time, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Congress took action on a bill to reform prior authorization for Medicare Advantage plans, and the nation charted its course out of the worst public health crisis in more than a century.
  • Healthcare organizations to AG: Investigate threats over children's transgender care

    The American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association and Children's Hospital Association are asking Attorney General Merrick Garland to step in to protect physicians and hospitals who have reported threats and harassment over medical care they provide to transgender children.
  • 7 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Here are seven hospitals that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  • More companies are naming 'chief metaverse officers'

    One in 4 people will spend at least an hour a day in the metaverse in a few years, management consulting company Gartner Inc. recently told Bloomberg. In light of that trend, many companies are adding chief metaverse officers to their C-suites, Essence reported Sept. 28. 
  • 3 types of meetings and how to run them

    COVID-19 has "broken" meetings, but defining their purposes might improve their productivity, according to a Sept. 29 Harvard Business Review article. 
  • 6 steps leaders should take to prepare workers for a possible recession

    Leaders should react to the looming recession by zeroing in on their workforce, not just their workplace, according to a recent article from the employee experience platform Great Place to Work. 
  • How to lead when workers move to organize

    The recent surge in union activity can fester tensions or it can invite collaboration, depending how prepared executives are to respond. 
  • Tenet executive chair resigns

    Tenet Healthcare Executive Chair Ronald Rittenmeyer resigned Oct. 1 due to personal health reasons, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 
  • UTMB starts national search for president

    The University of Texas System has organized a search advisory committee to guide the selection of the next president of University of Texas Medical Branch after Ben Raimer, MD, abruptly resigned from the role Aug. 22.
  • 11 women making moves in healthcare

    The following executive moves made by women have been reported by or shared with Becker's since Sept. 23.
  • Viewpoint: Diversity leaders' perspectives key in back-to-office policies

    Chief diversity officers should play a key role in the development and implementation of back-to-office policies, according to a Sept. 29 Fortune article. 
  • CFO to CEO pipeline hits new peak

    Companies are looking for — and promoting — CFOs with CEO qualities, Fortune reported Sept. 29. 
  • Top healthcare organizations launch compliance survey

    Compliance officers across 26 top healthcare organizations have developed a survey so healthcare organizations can have access to compliance benchmark data.
  • Obama: US has 'more of a disease care system than a healthcare system'

    Precision medicine research is advancing, but the U.S. healthcare system is not nimble in its implementation of new technologies, according to former President Barack Obama. 
  • President of highly-ranked Cleveland Clinic Weston on the mission-reputation connection

    Cleveland Clinic Weston (Fla.) Hospital was recently listed among the world's best specialized and smart hospitals by Newsweek. According to Weston's president, Rodolfo Blandon, MD, focus, empathy and collaboration are key contributors to the hospital's top marks. 

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