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    National Association of ACOs President and CEO Clif Gaus, ScD, will retire this fall from the organization, which he co-founded in 2012. 
  • Tennessee hospital weighs lease agreement

    The board of trustees at Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tenn., has unanimously approved a lease agreement with West Tennessee Healthcare: a public medical group with more than 90 locations across Missouri and Tennessee.  
  • Today’s leader development isn’t about more. It’s about more precise.

    Many healthcare leaders (those who’ve been around for a while) cut our teeth on a certain style of development: the Leadership Development Institute, or LDI (the “big tent” approach). Everyone would get together in a big room for a day and a half while coaches and speakers downloaded a ton of content into our heads. Then, we’d walk out of the LDI with what felt like too many skills to master at one time.
  • Why a health system CEO invites employees to 'break it'

    When Michael Charlton set out to plan a six-year initiative for Atlantic City, N.J.-based AtlantiCare, he passed along one philosophy to the organization's more than 6,500 team members and providers: "Break it."
  • NewYork-Presbyterian CXO Rick Evans: Hospitals need federal action to address workplace violence

    At nearly every meeting I attend these days, whether it's a patient experience conference, a gathering of nurse leaders or a meeting of healthcare finance and administrative leaders, a common issue emerges: the persistent verbal and physical violence committed against our team members. 
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    The Booth School of Business at University of Chicago topped U.S. News & World Report's 2024 rankings of best part-time MBA programs.
  • The 'employer of choice' trickle-down effect

    In today's competitive talent market, there is a lot of buzz around becoming the "employer of choice." Different systems take different approaches to the goal, but Marlton, N.J.-based Virtua Health tries to keep its strategy simple. 
  • Becerra may leave HHS for California gubernatorial bid: Politico

    Xavier Becerra is considering leaving his role as HHS secretary to run for California governor, Politico reported April 9, citing people briefed on his deliberations.
  • The Silicon Valley mindset that could serve healthcare C-suites

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says the company's culture and operating model revolve around a Day 1 mentality: "constantly curious, nimble and experimental," with the customer at the center. He fears the descent into a Day 2 mentality: when decision-making slows as a company grows, and the focus turns to internal issues over the customer. 
  • Arkansas hospital CEO's contract ends after no-confidence vote

    The board of governors for De Queen, Ark.-based Sevier County Medical Center has declined to renew the contract with hospital President and CEO Lori House, Steve Cole, EdD, chair of the board, confirmed to Becker's.
  • Lawmakers call for leadership change after murder at Florida hospital

    Federal lawmakers are calling for greater oversight of West Palm Beach (Fla.) VA Medical Center in the wake of a March 16 homicide at the facility. 
  • 5 things to know about Risant Health's CEO

    With Washington, D.C.-based Risant Health closing its acquisition of Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger, Jaewon Ryu, MD, will transition to the role of CEO of Risant. 
  • Former North Carolina hospital CEO dies

    John Reed Sullivan, a retired hospital CEO, has died.
  • Former AdventHealth CEO dies

    Mardian J. Blair, CEO of Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealth from 1984 until 2000, died March 26 at 92. 
  • What Sutter's CEO did to cut employee turnover 30% in one year

    Warner Thomas, president and CEO of Sutter Health, sees building a great culture as the health system CEO's most important job.
  • When to lead firmly in the era of 'soft' CEOs

    In 2024, CEOs are striking a balance between two self-presentations: strong and soft. 
  • Inside WVU Medicine's internal Medicare Advantage strategy

    When it comes to Medicare Advantage, Morgantown, W.Va.-based WVU Medicine has shifted to an internal strategy that is poised for growth, according to the organization's CEO.
  • Why a $114B company seeks a 'younger' CEO

    There are pros and cons to hiring a younger CEO, but at one major company, the risks might be worth the reward. 
  • Nurses call for dissolution of Hennepin Healthcare board

    Nurses are calling on Hennepin County Board of Commissioners to take back oversight of Minneapolis-based Hennepin County Medical Center from Hennepin Healthcare System, citing working conditions they say have not improved, according to the Star Tribune.

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