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    HHS seeks to reverse a rule prohibiting family planning clinics that are federally funded through the Title X program from providing abortion referrals, according to NPR and CNN.
  • Researchers asked 3,000 managers, employees how the managerial role is changing: 3 takeaways

    Managers used to be chosen largely based on their ability to manage and evaluate the performance of employees to meet company goals. Research suggests that is changing because of the pandemic, according to an April 15 report published by Harvard Business Review.
  • 5 jobs in healthcare on the rise

    Longer life spans, the aging baby-boomer population and the increase in patients with chronic health conditions are expected to contribute to the quick growth of five healthcare positions, according to an April 14 report by The New York Times.
  • North Carolina health system CEO delays departure to finalize merger

    Randolph Health CEO Angela Orth is extending her employment with the Asheboro, N.C.-based system while a merger with American Healthcare Systems is finalized, according to the Triad Business Journal. 
  • 6 must-reads for healthcare leaders this week

    Vaccine hesitancy and burnout are among the major issues plaguing healthcare leaders today. Healthcare managers can learn from researchers and experts on how to mitigate these common dilemmas. 
  • Novant Health, NASCAR's Bubba Wallace partner to curb COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

    Novant Health and NASCAR star Bubba Wallace's racing team are joining in a campaign to promote health equity and address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, the Charlotte, N.C.-based health system said April 14.
  • Rhode Island hospital CEO removed after no-confidence vote

    The interim CEO of Eleanor Slater Hospital, a state-run psychiatric hospital in Cranston, R.I., has been removed after a no-confidence vote by nurses and amid an investigation into the facility by the state's attorney general, The Providence Journal reported April 13. 
  • AKASA publishes “annual report on revenue cycle automation” in healthcare

    Complimentary Report Provides Retrospective and Prospective Insights Into the Use of Automation in Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management. 
  • Fauci explains what the pause on the J&J vaccine means: 6 details

    Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in an April 13 White House briefing that the FDA recommended a pause on the use of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine, so they can investigate how six women developed a rare blood clotting disorder that resulted in one death, according to an April 13 report published by CNBC.
  • 4 steps to try when you're feeling burned out

    Researchers from the Seattle-based University of Washington studied 230 people to identify the best methods for alleviating burnout, according to an April 12 article published in Harvard Business Review.
  • Top 10 healthcare companies for social responsibility

    Ten healthcare organizations were ranked for scoring high in social responsibility by the Drucker Institute, according to a ranking published in The Wall Street Journal.
  • Health system leaders on the lessons they've learned from the COVID-19 vaccine rollout

    The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine is the biggest logistical challenge the healthcare industry faces today, and many leaders have had to learn hard lessons on the go. Healthcare leaders have developed many strategies to deal with challenges that appeared during the first several months of the vaccine rollout, from health inequities to confusion about vaccine eligibility, to vaccine hesitancy. 
  • 6 resources for healthcare leaders on vaccine hesitancy

    As hospital leaders try to encourage their staff and the community to get the COVID-19 vaccine, they are sometimes met with resistance. From research outlining the most common reasons to experts sharing their insights, here are six resources for healthcare leaders on vaccine hesitancy.
  • Dr. Patrizia Cavazzoni tapped as FDA's top drug reviewer

    Patrizia Cavazzoni, MD, has been chosen as the permanent director of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the FDA, the agency's acting commissioner, Janet Woodcock, MD, tweeted April 12.
  • 10 hospitals hiring CEOs

    Below are 10 hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking CEOs during the last few weeks.
  • 98% of leaders plan to change employee benefits post-pandemic: 5 details

    Business leaders in charge of employee benefits are altering their offerings, according to research published in an April 7 Harvard Business Review report.
  • Arizona health system removes Chinese dragon sculpture after backlash from Asian community

    Scottsdale, Ariz.-based HonorHealth has removed a bronze sculpture that was meant as a tribute for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic after the Chinese dragon depicted as part of the display sparked criticism from the Asian community, according to the Arizona Republic.
  • What hospital leaders can learn from 1,300 healthcare employees on vaccine hesitancy

    As hospital leaders debate the best strategies to get their staff vaccinated, learning the top reasons for employee hesitancy could be the key, based on a March Washington Post and Kaiser Family Foundation poll.
  • Employee incentives to get COVID-19 vaccine work better than mandates, expert says

    Encouraging employees to get vaccinated through incentives instead of mandates may work better, according to an April 8 CNBC report.
  • 5 ways adding women to the C-suite can improve your hospital

    Companies with a higher share of women in C-suite positions are more profitable, more socially responsible, and have better safety and customer experience, according to research published in Harvard Business Review.

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