• New York C-suite leaders unite in 'show of force' to highlight workplace violence

    Workplace violence in healthcare is an increasingly common problem and leaders in New York state are uniting to try and combat it, seeking possible criminal prosecutions as well as taking more coordinated steps to defuse situations.
  • ECG bolsters oncology team with Dana-Farber senior executive

    ECG Management Consultants, a leading healthcare consulting firm, announced a key addition to its Center for Advanced Oncology with the hiring of Elizabeth Liebow, who left Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute after nearly 20 years.
  • Healthcare is a hot spot for female CEOs

    Healthcare companies and hospitals are among the industries most likely to appoint a female CEO, according to an Oct. 19 report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas. 
  • Hospital CEO turnover up 67% this year

    Hospitals and health systems reported 125 CEO changes in the first nine months of the year, marking a 67% increase from the same period in 2022. 
  • Employee burnout: Why technology-enabled rounding might be the right Rx

    High levels of burnout, job dissatisfaction and turnover persist in healthcare. At all levels, healthcare leaders are under increased pressure to address the root causes of burnout and improve employee engagement to keep their teams whole.
  • 'No-win jobs' in healthcare: From Rite Aid to a struggling health system

    The healthcare landscape recently has seen a number of high-profile job openings posing enormous challenges. This begs the question: Who would take the helm of a sinking ship, and why?
  • The 3-word mantra Duke Health's CEO embraces

    Craig Albanese, MD, an academic pediatric surgeon and former COO of Duke University Health System, took over as CEO of the Durham, N.C.-based system in March. 
  • Loss of public trust is 'existential threat' to healthcare, report says

    Many hospitals and health systems may be struggling financially, but consumers often see a sprawling, profitable and "self-serving" industry that fails to improve life expectancy and imposes debt on thousands of households across the country, Paul Keckley says in his weekly report posted Oct. 16.
  • Denials, root causes & effective appeals: 4 tips to improve the revenue cycle

    In a presentation at the 8th Annual Becker's Health IT + Digital Health + RCM Meeting, Colleen Goethals, the vice president of mid revenue cycle at Xtend Healthcare, discussed the impact of denials in healthcare and how to mitigate them, as well as the significance of effective appeals. 
  • Workers taking more sick days is a headache for some bosses

    Bosses across the U.S. have a lot on their plates as they navigate their roles. Among the issues facing some: People are using sick days more often.
  • CEO turnover reaches healthcare associations

    CEO turnover has continued in healthcare as leaders leave their posts for various reasons, such as early retirement or deciding to take on a different role. This turnover is occurring at hospitals and health systems. But it has also occurred over the last year at hospital associations.
  • Emerging C-suite role elevates physicians, nurses

    Hospitals and health systems across the U.S. are making room in their C-suites for a new physician- and nurse-focused role: chief clinical operations officer.
  • One man 'still calls the shots' at Walgreens

    Walgreens is welcoming a new CEO Oct. 28 as one of the company's former chief executives remains highly involved in the direction of the business, Bloomberg reports. 
  • Evolving titles: How CIO-CFO partnerships can create value for healthcare organizations

    Gone are the days when hospital and health system CIOs focus only on technology implementation and vendor management, while CFOs focus exclusively on budgeting and finances.
  • Why health systems are relying more on interim leadership

    Amid leadership turnover, hospitals and health systems have various choices in terms of filling executive positions, such as appointing a successor from inside the organization or selecting an external —  or internal — professional to take the role on an interim basis during the search for a permanent replacement. 
  • C-suites realign as new hospitals enter the picture

    Growth is a major priority for health system CEOs. The idea of "strength in numbers" is reflected in a lengthening list of transactions and acquisitions — often including the incorporation of a smaller health system into a larger, more stable one. Oftentimes, a growing system needs to realign its leadership to create an aligned, integrated entity. 
  • CEO of Illinois hospital dies at 69

    Ruth Colby, president and CEO of Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, Ill., died Oct. 15, according to The Herald-News. She was 69. 
  • Health system executive roles are evolving: 68 leaders share 2024 changes

    Becker's asked C-suite executives from hospitals and health systems across the U.S. to share their organization's areas of growth for the next few years. 
  • Top system execs recalibrate focus for 2024

    The role of top hospital and health system executives is evolving with the push toward defining a great culture as health systems consolidate, reimagining care delivery and boosting the workforce for a more financially sustainable future.
  • Health System Pharmacy as a Cornerstone for Improved Patient and Financial Health

    Amid rising drug and healthcare costs, an increasingly complex regulatory environment, and other challenges, health systems continue their quest to reduce costs, improve revenue, and operations all while working toward the shared goal of providing top-notch care and helping to improve patient outcomes.

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