• Viewpoint: NIH was silent during the pandemic

    A host of federal scientific agencies have been criticized for their response to the pandemic, including the CDC and FDA. The National Institutes of Health should be included in some of that criticism given its silence in making relevant scientific discoveries, argues Cary Gross, MD, and Ezekial Emanuel, MD, PhD, in a June 5 Atlantic opinion piece. 
  • SSM Health President and CEO named as Catholic Health Association board chair

    Laura Kaiser, the president and CEO of St.Louis, Mo.-based SSM Health, has been appointed chairperson of the Catholic Health Association's board of trustees for 2022-23, according to a June 6 press release. 
  • Sentara Health announces board movements

    Allan Parrott has been elected chair of Norfolk, Va.-based Sentara Healthcare Board of Directors alongside Whitney Saunders, who was voted vice chair of the board.
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  • LeanTaaS Announces Growth Investment by Bain Capital Private Equity to Fuel Leading AI-Driven Platform for Hospitals to Achieve Operational Excellence

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  • 2 finalists withdraw from Alaska hospital CEO search

    A CEO finalists' visit to Juneau, Alaska, was postponed after two of the three the finalists withdrew from the Bartlett Regional Hospital CEO search process, the hospital said.
  • A high-stakes 3 weeks for healthcare on Capitol Hill

    Democrats are staring down a particularly high-stakes three-week work period before Congress' Fourth of July recess, as they seek a healthcare win ahead of the midterms and roughly 18 months into their majority rule, The Washington Post reports.
  • 3 ways for employers to support women's health 

    Creating a flexible work environment and prioritizing the wellbeing of female employees can help support their health, the Harvard Business Review reported June 2.
  • 6 women making moves in healthcare

    The following executive moves made by women have been reported by or shared with Becker's since May 27.
  • Ochsner traces resilience to leadership program

    Going into 2020, members of the Ochsner Health System board challenged themselves by asking: "What do we want to accomplish at Ochsner?"
  • After 50 years in healthcare, Baptist Health South Florida CEO ready to hand over the reins

    Brian Keeley, CEO of Coral Gables-based Baptist Health South Florida, is retiring at the end of September after more than 50 years of service. While the announcement came in June 2021, his plans for his retirement have been years in the making.
  • The new target for online trolls and conspiracy theorists: CEOs

    Executives of companies and organizations themselves are being targeted by an army of trolls with free range to spread damaging information, Fortune reported June 2.
  • Health of young people, women, most affected by money issues 

    Money troubles are affecting women and young people the most, often negatively influencing their mental health, according to a new report from Bankrate. 
  • A CEO's solutions to getting more women into tech

    Dialogue is "not enough" to improve diversity in tech, and actionable steps are needed to move the needle, a tech CEO told CNBC.
  • ANA Provides Free Infection Control and Prevention Education for Nurses, by Nurses

    A core aspect of Project Firstline — a national training collaborative for healthcare infection control led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) — is  content tailored specifically to its intended healthcare worker audience. As one of 64 organizations partnering with the CDC to create innovative and engaging infection prevention and control (IPC) education materials, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has developed state-of-the-art modules for nurses to refresh their Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) knowledge and earn continuing nursing education credits.This effective and appealing content, geared directly to nurses, aims to prevent the spread of infection in clinical settings. To achieve this goal, the ANA Project Firstline team, guided by education specialist Rasheda Jones, PhD, RN, combined tried and true education design processes and the latest learning theories in developing this rich and readily accessible content.
  • Why it pays for CEOs to be humble

    How CEOs present themselves and take responsibility for both wins and losses can go on to affect their public perception down the road, with humility shielding them from some blame, Harvard Business Review reported May 31.
  • Women more likely to win awards if they are named after a woman

    Women are more likely to be awarded prizes that bear a woman’s name or aren’t named after a person than winning prizes named after men, according to a new study reported June 1 in Nature. 
  • 4 ways healthcare leaders can boost innovation

    Looking to underrepresented talent for new ideas, choosing the leaders with the right set of skills and collaborating with others are all ways healthcare leaders can increase innovation in their organizations, the American Hospital Association reported May 31.
  • HHS creates office to tackle environmental justice

    HHS established an Office of Environmental Justice on May 31, and it will focus on environmental health issues facing disadvantaged communities and vulnerable populations.
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