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  • RWJBarnabas unveils Black Executive Alliance: 5 things to know

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    The CEOs of Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland-based University Hospitals and Johnson City, Tenn.-based Ballad Health said they are concerned that COVID-19 vaccine mandates may lead to an employee exodus that would affect patient care.
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  • Should vaccine status influence a patient's treatment? 4 hospital associations weigh in

    Some healthcare officials have said they will need to triage hospital resources based on a patient's likelihood of survival. This has led some hospital officials and physicians to question if a patient's COVID-19 vaccination status should be a factor, according to an Aug. 25 report by the Memphis Commercial Appeal.
  • Hundreds vaccinated in honor of late UF Health Jacksonville CEO

    The unexpected death of Leon Haley Jr., MD, CEO and dean of UF Health Jacksonville (Fla.), July 24 has spurred hundreds of COVID-19 vaccinations in his honor, according to ABC News.
  • COVID-19 vaccine protest planned outside home of Kentucky health system CEO

    A protest of COVID-19 vaccination requirements is scheduled for Aug. 24 outside the home of Garren Colvin, president and CEO of Edgewood, Ky.-based St. Elizabeth Healthcare, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.
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