Members of Modern Healthcare's CEO Power Panel say the allure of mergers and acquisitions may be losing its stronghold over health system leaders. Finances may slide in 2019, but CEOs insist it's for good reason.
Her retirement will cap a 23-year tenure leading the Baton Rouge, La., hospital, which has grown to become the state's largest birthing hospital and neonatal ICU.
Managerial positions in health and medical services are projected to grow at a far higher rate than the average for all occupations in all industries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
An online community launched by twin doctors aims to encourage minorities to enter healthcare by offering information about careers and education.
Six weeks after the term of the New York State Nurses Association contract with a group of city hospitals ended, the two sides have yet to reach a deal, mostly because of their disagreement about defined nurse-to-patient ratios.
Kaiser Permanente is laying off another 200 employees in Colorado, where it is the largest not-for-profit health plan. The integrated health system also laid off 200 employees in November.
About 1,650 Trinity Health employees will see their positions relocated to Michigan and Ohio or outsourced to a vendor in the coming years as the system transitions to an Epic EHR system.
The new venture represents the most promising attempt to improve healthcare in the U.S., Kutan wrote in a LinkedIn post announcing his new job.
While healthcare organizations are upping investments that will weigh on their balance sheet over the short term, they are betting that they will save money if fewer employees leave the company—not to mention improve efficiency and care quality.
Ascension's restructuring highlights the balance health systems must strike in maintaining core operations and expanding new ventures.
Optum has sued to block a former executive from working at Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan's new healthcare cost-saving venture, claiming the executive stole trade secrets.
Ascension combined its "solutions" and "healthcare" divisions as the largest Catholic health system in the country looks to flatten the organization and move more quickly.