• Steering AI’s Future in Medicine 

    The invention of the automobile transformed modern history and life as we know it. But imagine, for a moment, a world where these powerful vehicles took to the streets without the guidance of laws, speed limits, or traffic lights. Would you venture onto those chaotic roads? 
  • Let's hear it for the middle managers

    While much attention is typically paid to the top of organizations, namely CEOs, having top-performing middle managers is not just "nice to have." They are a "business imperative" and lead to strong financial outcomes. 
  • The health system CEO who wants all of your questions (even about his pay)

    At San Diego-based Scripps Health, CEO Chris Van Gorder has stuck with a few leadership philosophies over the course of his 23-year tenure, including radical transparency with more than 2,500 physicians.
  • All-hands-on-deck for Black maternal health

    The recent, tragic death of Torie Bowie – a celebrated Olympic athlete – once again got me thinking about the crisis of Black maternal mortality and morbidity in our country. Why is it that Black women – from everyday folks to famous athletes – are disproportionately experiencing fatal and near-fatal complications from pregnancy and childbirth? What can we do to turn the tide, especially given the alarming trend of increasing maternal mortality?
  • Fastest growing C-suite role screeches to a halt

    Chief diversity officers rapidly gained prevalence in 2020. Now, the role is being vacated in droves — a decision driven not only by employers, but by diversity leaders themselves, The Wall Street Journal reported July 21. 
  • Philadelphia hospital CEO adjusts on-site schedule after serious safety lapses

    The CEO of St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia must now be on-site five days a week after inspectors identified safety lapses, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.
  • 'We are your colleagues': VA's Dr. Shereef Elnahal looks to expand partnerships

    When Shereef Elnahal, MD, U.S. undersecretary of health for veterans affairs, speaks about efforts to improve the Veterans Health Administration, his words likely sound familiar. That is because Dr. Elnahal's priorities, as head of the nation's largest integrated healthcare system, are practically the same goals as those of private hospital leaders.
  • Healthcare's tedious work is also dangerous

    The U.S. healthcare system is one of extremes, in which the same patient on the same day can experience herculean efforts to return to health while being denied a $12 medication, according to one physician's op-ed in The New York Times. 
  • 4 ways boards can influence quality and safety, per MGH's former chief quality officer

    Hospital boards are responsible for plenty of high-level duties, and while their overall role may vary depending on an organization's size and type, quality and safety should be infused into all of the areas they oversee, according to the former chief quality officer at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
  • UPMC names president of physicians

    UPMC has named Oscar Marroquin, MD, president of physicians and of the university medical center, according to a July 19 news release.
  • Distilling '100 things' key to simplifying, Providence executive says

    In today's challenging healthcare environment, executives are striving for simplicity in operations, technology and investments. This includes Jennifer Burrows, RN, chief executive of Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Ore., and Oregon Western Division.
  • Emergency physicians denounce corporate management

    The American College of Emergency Physicians has updated its position on non-physician-led emergency medical practices, stating physicians — not corporations — should make medical and business decisions. 
  • A rough time for rookie managers (and their teams)

    Forty percent of employees feel stressed or anxious about work due to a first-time manager, with 1 in 5 losing sleep over the situation, according to one new poll.
  • How healthcare leaders collaborate and innovate with technology partners

    In my time as a healthcare leader, and today as part of a technology team, I have been excited to notice partnerships between healthcare and tech organizations both increase in number and expand in scope.
  • Labor costs are crippling hospitals. Here's how 47 executives are tackling them.

    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. 
  • Wyoming hospital CFO named president-elect of financial healthcare group

    Tami Love, CFO of Rock Springs, Wyo.-based Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, is to be the next president of Wyoming's chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, according to a July 13 article by the hospital's marketing director published in the Green River Star.
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