5 must-reads for healthcare leaders this week

The reinstatement of the Huntsman Cancer Institute's CEO, details regarding Theranos' lawsuit and Downers Grove, Ill.-based Advocate Health Care's hiring freeze caught the attention of hospital and health system leaders.

The following leadership articles were published by Becker's Hospital Review in the last week.

1. University of Utah trustees vote to reinstate Huntsman Cancer Institute CEO
Trustees of the University of Utah voted Tuesday to reinstate Mary Beckerle, PhD, as CEO of the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, according to STAT. The vote came in response to outrage among faculty of the university and institute upon Dr. Beckerle's abrupt dismissal last week.

2. Remembering Chuck Lauer
Chuck Lauer, 85, was a legend in the healthcare arena. He passed away Sunday after a battle with leukemia. It is an understatement to say he will be greatly missed. 

3. WSJ reveals details from Theranos lawsuit: 5 things to know
Recently unsealed documents in a lawsuit against Palo Alto, Calif.-based Theranos reveal the company allegedly bought commercial lab equipment using a shell company and used the machines to mislead investors and partners.

4. Advocate Health Care institutes hiring freeze
Downers Grove, Ill.-based Advocate Health Care will freeze hiring until July 1.

5. Word from the C-suite: 'Algorithms will drive future health gains'
Lloyd Minor, MD, dean of the Stanford (Calif.) University School of Medicine, believes further advances in medicine and health will be tied to medical professionals' ability to interpret massive amounts of data. 

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