• 80 rural hospital CEOs to know | 2023

    Rural hospitals are critical to the success of the U.S. health care system to expand access to care in remote areas. CEOs at the helm of these important community institutions have many responsibilities to make sure their hospitals thrive.
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    Monica Hum, MD, grew up wanting to be a physician — or that was at least one of the expectations her Chinese family had of her that she happily adopted.  But she never imagined she would eventually hold two different C-Suite titles — especially after a college counselor told her she would never even get into medical school.
  • 10 questions hospital workers wish CEOs would ask

    As hospital and health system workers continue to serve patients and experience staffing challenges, they have a lot on their minds, including questions they want their CEOs to ask them about topics ranging from employee input to care access.    
  • Embattled board chair resigns from struggling Tennessee hospital

    The continuing dispute at Maryville, Tenn.-based Blount Memorial Hospital drags on, and now the long-standing chair of the board has resigned, a source told Becker's.
  • 91% employee retention: How this CEO did it in Iowa and aims to continue in Minnesota

    During his six-year tenure as CEO of Osceola Regional Health Center in Sibley, Iowa, Ben Davis and his team achieved a 91 percent staff retention rate — well above the industry average. 
  • Sutter Health wants to grow digitally as much as physically, CEO says

    Warner Thomas has served as president and CEO of Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health since November 2022, bringing with him more than three decades of healthcare experience.
  • Nurses vote 'no confidence' in California hospital administration, board

    Members of the California Nurses Association voted "no confidence" in both the Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital board and the administration, the union confirmed to Becker's June 26. 
  • Dr. Fauci joins Georgetown U as faculty

    Anthony Fauci, MD, the former director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will join Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. as a faculty member beginning July 1. 
  • City of Hope Physician Spotlight: Leslie Popplewell, MD, Brings Leading-Edge Treatments and Care Protocols to Atlanta

    1998 was a pivotal year for Leslie L. Popplewell, MD, Hematologist, Hematology and Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Medical Director, City of Hope Atlanta.
  • Spiritual care is more than you may think

    The image many individuals may have of hospital spiritual care or chaplaincy is that of a member of the clergy, sister or layperson praying with a patient, a family or loved ones at the bedside. Today’s spiritual care providers are far more fully integrating into the multidisciplinary care team – to the benefit of patients, families, loved ones and colleagues.
  • Why healthcare is ready for generative AI – and generative AI is ready for healthcare

    Generative AI has shown its major staying power and will cause a seismic shift through all industries and in daily life.
  • The AI-powered future of healthcare is 'right now': What CEOs think of AI

    A year ago, artificial intelligence strategies seemed far away for most hospitals and lived primarily within the IT department. But the recent traction of ChatGPT, Bard and other generative AI technologies has caught the CEO's attention.
  • Hartford HealthCare names new board chair

    Joanne Berger-Sweeney, PhD, a neuroscientist, has been appointed chair of Hartford (Conn.) HealthCare.
  • 'They know I know': 1 leader's journey from nurse's aide to COO

    Becker's is touching base with healthcare chief operating officers to illustrate what the job means to different health systems. Read more here. 
  • Former Virginia governor wants VCU Health president to resign

    Michael Rao, PhD, president of Richmond, Va.-based VCU Health and the university system, should exit his post in the wake of a report criticizing leadership over a failed downtown medical office project, former Virginia Gov. Doug Wilder told Richmond BizSense in an interview published June 20.
  • What Kaiser's and Geisinger's CEOs have said about Risant Health

    Since Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente announced April 26 that it will acquire Geisinger in a deal that will make the Danville, Pa.-based health system the first to join Risant Health, Kaiser's CEO Greg Adams has spoken at the AHIP 2023 conference, and Geisinger CEO Jaewon Ryu, MD, has spoken to Becker's and elsewhere about the new nonprofit organization. 
  • The unenviable reality CEOs are facing

    Hospital leaders are prioritizing transformation, but what if their most skilled workers are more reinvention ready than their organization's culture is? And what if their employees are more likely to quit now than they were last year — when everyone thought the "Great Resignation" was at its peak?
  • San Diego jails have become 'de facto behavioral health hospitals,' Scripps CEO says

    San Diego County in California has about half the beds it needs to care for patients with mental illnesses. As a result, jails and prisons are picking up hospitals' "slack," according to Chris Van Gorder, CEO of Scripps Health. 
  • Cano Health CEO exits role, will remain on board

    Marlow Hernandez, DO, has stepped down as CEO of Miami-based Cano Health after months of controversy. The move came a day after the annual shareholders' meeting.
  • Biden announces leader of the CDC

    The Biden administration announced June 16 that President Joe Biden will appoint Mandy Cohen, MD, former North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services secretary, director of the CDC.

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