• 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. 
  • 7 success tips for executive women

    As women continue to be burned out at higher rates and are still underrepresented in executive roles, Forbes created a list of seven tips for women pursuing or already in executive roles. 
  • CEO of Methodist Health System stands by CommonSpirit amid ransomware attack

    In an article published by Becker's Hospital Review on Oct. 12, the chief information security officer for Methodist Health System in Omaha, Neb., offered comments related to CommonSpirit's current EHR outage.
  • Former Tenet CEO Ronald Rittenmeyer dies at 75

    Ronald Rittenmeyer, former executive chair and CEO of Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, died Oct. 11 at age 75, according to his obituary.
  • Meet the leaders of the newly rebranded Beaumont, Spectrum system

    Corewell Health System is the new name for the 22-hospital organization formed by the February merger of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Spectrum Health with Southfield, Mich.-based Beaumont Health. The combined system had temporarily gone by the moniker BHSH System and announced the new name Oct. 11.
  • KLAS Research Report Announces Impressive 92.9 (out of 100) Overall Satisfaction Score for the LeanTaaS iQueue for Infusion Centers Solution

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. – October 12, 2022 — LeanTaaS, Inc., a leading Silicon Valley-based technology innovator that transforms core processes to improve patient access and operational performance, has once again received exceptional customer ratings, this time for its AI-enabled iQueue for Infusion Centers product, according to a new KLAS Research report.
  • Viewpoint: Confident leadership at all costs can be a weakness

    Projecting confidence at all times can stifle a leader's ability to make rational business decisions — and men lead in this manner more than women, according to an Oct. 11 Fortune article by Julia Boorstin, a senior media and technology correspondent at CNBC. 
  • EHR Consolidation: How to lead with empathy

    Your healthcare system acquired five new facilities and implemented a consolidated EHR system, but adoption rates fell far short of your target – what happened?
  • How 6 healthcare CEOs revitalize themselves

    The Becker's Hospital Review Corner Office series asks hospital and health system CEOs to share how they revitalize themselves.
  • 18 questions to start the burnout conversation in the workplace

    Burnout among healthcare professionals is continuing to climb, an issue that could stem from disconnects between workers and their organizations, according to an Oct. 7 article from Harvard Business Review. Knowing how to talk about burnout can help break down the stigmas around it, paving a path to recovery — but it's up to leaders to know how and when to start these conversations.
  • 7 hospitals seeking CEOs

    Here are seven hospitals that recently posted job listings seeking CEOs.
  • Mass General Brigham's Dr. Anne Klibanski on building the academic health system of the future

    A continued commitment to patient care, research, teaching and innovation — while addressing existing challenges — will be part of the future of healthcare, according to Anne Klibanski, MD, president and CEO of Boston-based Mass General Brigham.
  • Right idea, wrong implementation: Why leadership development isn't boosting diversity

    Leadership development and mentorship programs can help organizations bolster their C-suites and improve diversity, equity and inclusion when executed correctly. But few are structured enough to see real results, according to an Oct. 6 article from Harvard Business Review. 
  • Education programs can help boost awareness for gender discrimination

    Gender discrimination still persists in the workforce, but hospitals and health systems are working to address it, particularly for midcareer women. 
  • 12 women making moves in healthcare

    The following executive moves made by women have been reported by or shared with Becker's since Sept. 30.

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