• 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.
  • Baptist Health increased its operating room prime time utilization by 16% across the health system

    Santa Clara, Calif., October 6, 2022 — LeanTaaS, Inc., a market-leading Silicon Valley-based technology innovator that transforms core processes to improve patient access and operational performance, today announced its inclusion in a Gartner case study along with Baptist Health, a not-for-profit integrated delivery network in Jacksonville, FL.
  • 7 new roles for modern healthcare C-suites

    As the healthcare industry continues to evolve, so must its C-suite, according to David Lubarsky, MD, CEO of Sacramento, Calif.-based UC Davis Health. 
  • 10 traits and competencies of inclusive leaders

    Diversity alone will not improve an organization's results, according to a recent report from management consulting firm Korn Ferry. Inclusive leaders are key to driving positive results from nonhomogenous teams — and they tend to have 10 things in common. 
  • 5 questions hospital CEOs want answered — and why

    Hospital and health system CEOs have a lot of issues dominating their thoughts, including questions about workforce challenges in today's economic environment.  
  • The smartest decision 48 health system executives, leaders made in the last year

    Hospital and health system leaders had to make many critical moves in the last few years to meet the needs of their communities during the pandemic. But they also focused on key areas to set the foundation for success in the future.
  • 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.
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  • 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. 

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