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    Hospital leaders are short on time and have a nonstop stream of information coming at them at lightning speed everyday. Yet, when they are able to find the time, most say they are eager to dig back into the book sitting on their nightstands to gain new perspectives and new fodder for personal and professional growth.
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    HCA Healthcare is looking for at least 12 CFOs, according to recent job postings on LinkedIn. 
  • Boards' ask of C-level execs? Plain language

    Corporate and industry jargon is holding less weight with board directors, who are increasingly making an effort to bar it from the boardroom completely, Fortune reports.
  • For Mark Cuban, minimalism is the best healthcare disruptor

    Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban has made his ambition to improve healthcare known since the launch of his generic pharmacy in January 2021. His preferred methods to do so may not resemble those of other healthcare executives. 
  • The hospital-community relationship is changing

    A successful relationship between hospitals and communities relies on high level partnerships, meeting healthcare consumer expectations and a sophisticated outpatient strategy to keep community members healthy, and out of the hospital.
  • The No. 1 healthcare challenge, per 150 leaders

    Healthcare leaders are zeroed in on growth and modernization, according to a recent report from Optum. 
  • 14 hospital execs on their top leadership 'must dos' 

    To succeed at any endeavor, it's important to know the rules. While the business of healthcare is anything but a game, hospital executives lead with their own imposed guidelines — namely always fostering an environment where transparent communication, integrity and a "people first" — employees and patients — attitude are alive and well.
  • 'Operational changes are required for us to survive,' insists New York health system CEO

    Aaron Kramer joined Adirondack Health as assistant vice president of information systems in 2015 and climbed the executive ranks to become CEO of the Saranac Lake, N.Y.-based health system after his predecessor Sylvia Getman retired in July 2021. 
  • Inside Penn Medicine CEO's decision to support nurse staffing legislation

    In July, Penn Medicine's CEO took a stance many other hospital CEOs wouldn't dare touch. 
  • Take the PTO, says Mercy's new exec

    When Catherine Codispoti takes the reins as Mercy's new chief people officer, she plans to focus inward, on the people already there. 
  • AdventHealth U names new dean of nursing

    Orlando-based AdventHealth University has named Laura Fero, PhD, MSN, RN, as its new dean of nursing, according to an Aug. 14 news release.
  • Health systems bulk up C-suites ahead of transformation

    Faced with tighter margins and continued rising costs, many health system C-suites are restructuring. At least 17 health systems have reorganized executive teams and some eliminated C-suite roles.
  • CEO turnover is breaking John Couris' heart

    John Couris loves a lot of things about Tampa General Hospital: a beautiful community, a historic institution, a board of directors made up of "absolutely world-class people," as he calls them. 
  • Physician-administrator relationships: A delicate balance 

    Hospital administrators and physicians must maintain strong working relationships to ensure a healthcare organization is functioning effectively. However, this is sometimes easier said than done, considering the two stakeholders' different accountabilities and perspectives. 
  • Amid 'hard decisions,' Jefferson Health CEO puts culture front and center

    Jefferson Health is on a journey toward building a unifying culture as it adapts to growth and changes, according to its leader.
  • 10 'overpaid' healthcare CEOs: Their paths to the top

    Earlier this year, As You Sow issued its annual report on "overpaid" CEOs among the S&P 500. 
  • AHA president: 50% of hospitals awaiting insurance payments 6 months later

    Many health insurance policies are a burden to patients and strain hospitals' finances and burden physician time, Rick Pollack, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association, wrote in a commentary piece for U.S. News & World Report.
  • Why Michael Dowling cuts his own hedges: Nuggets of wisdom from Northwell's CEO

    With healthcare being a 24/7/365 business, Michael Dowling, CEO of Northwell Health in New Hyde Park, N.Y., said hospital CEOs have a responsibility to be both visible and available to their staff around the clock. Not only is he always just a phone call away, but he actively looks for ways daily to interact with employees in the healthcare system.
  • Most Ivy League presidencies now belong to women

    As a new school year winds up, something has shifted in the top offices of America's elite universities — for the first time in history, six out of the eight Ivy League colleges will be led by women. 
  • Hospital CEO turnover holds at 16%

    The rate of hospital CEO turnover in 2022 was 16 percent, the third year in a row with the same rate and the lowest the industry has seen since 2011, according to the American College of Healthcare Executives. 

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