• The rise of the dual-role CEO

    In recent months, multiple health systems have named executives who already lead a region or facility to a second, dual role within the enterprise. 
  • Overcoming the LMS repetition challenge for DNP anesthesia students

    The journey to becoming a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in anesthesia is a demanding and transformative one. However, one aspect of this rigorous educational path that often goes unnoticed is the near monthly onboarding process required for clinical rotations, and the repetition of nearly identical Learning Module Systems (LMS) associated with that onboarding. It's a challenge that warrants attention and reform.
  • Providence CEO calls on leaders: 'Get out from behind the screen'

    Rod Hochman, MD, advocated for more in-person collaboration in a recent interview snippet published to LinkedIn. 
  • CPSI taps new CFO

    Health information technology CPSI has named Vinay Bassi CFO, effective Jan. 1. 
  • A potential snag in the value-based care shift

    The U.S. healthcare system's transition to value-based care might be slowed by current financial conditions, according to an October 2023 report published in NEJM Catalyst. 
  • OHA appoints Dr. Sejal Hathi as new director

    The Oregon Health Authority has a new leader after Gov. Tina Kotek appointed Sejal Hathi, MD, to the post, according to multiple reports.
  • CEO pessimism grows

    CEOs are becoming increasingly candid about environmental pressures putting their organizations — and the healthcare industry as whole — in unforgiving situations. 
  • More hospital CEOs join the effort to prevent gun violence

    More health system leaders have joined a coalition to address gun violence. 
  • Senate confirms NIH director after 23-month search

    Monica Bertagnolli, MD, is the new director of the National Institutes of Health. 
  • New Survey Finds Nearly Two out of Three Infusion Centers are Still Struggling with Staff Shortages

    Infusion centers report a 15% increase year-over-year in higher nurse-to-patient ratios and 13% increase year-over-year in longer patient wait times as a result of staff shortages
  • Why chief of staff is 'one of the hardest jobs you can have'

    The role with origins in politics and the military has made its way into some large health systems, and can be clouded with obscurity given its variability and intensity.
  • The aftermath of a C-suite slimdown

    Saint Peter's Healthcare System in New Brunswick, N.J., was six years ahead of the C-suite streamlining curve.
  • Nebraska hospital operator terminates contract

    Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., has terminated its contract with Chadron (Neb.) Community Hospital, Chadron Radio reported Nov. 1. 
  • Dr. James Block, former Johns Hopkins CEO, dies at 83

    James Block, MD, former president and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, died Oct. 9, The Baltimore Sun reported. He was 83.
  • Women gaining seats in MBA programs

    Five top business schools have reached gender parity in their MBA programs, representing a record, The Wall Street Journal reported Nov. 2. 
  • Innovations should extend to the workforce, says Emory CEO

    Joon Sup Lee, MD, has served as CEO of Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare since July 1, and he brought with him experience as an executive, as well as an understanding of the patient perspective and the value of research at academic medical centers. 
  • Orphan drug strategies to help 340B health systems achieve more

    Orphan drugs have been making headlines for decades — not only for bringing new treatment options to patients with rare conditions and diseases, but also for notoriously high costs that are rewriting the rules for pricing, discounts and reimbursement.
  • VA reassigns Colorado healthcare leaders amid probe

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has reassigned two top healthcare leaders in Colorado amid an internal investigation into concerns about oversight and workplace culture, The Denver Post reported. 
  • Hospital and health system CEOs recalibrate amid scarcity

    In recent years, hospital and health system CEOs have guided their organizations through financial, operational and workforce challenges, as well as industry changes spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic and other factors. Now, they are turning their attention to transformational work to balance growth and innovation with the pressures of today's environment.    
  • Health systems revamp the COO role

    The COO has had a tough year.

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