Paul Markovich has been elected chairman of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, a federation of 36 independent Blues companies.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced President Donald Trump asked Kellyanne Conway to become the administration's "opioids czar."
Uwe Reinhardt, professor of economics at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, died earlier this month at age 80.
Gayle Trupiano will become President and CEO of Ascension Living, a division of St. Louis-based Ascension that offers long-term care for seniors at 37 facilities across 10 states and the District of Columbia.
Dr. Peter Pisters was the sole finalist in the search for a new president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center based in Houston.
Karen Murphy to serve as founding director of Geisinger's Steele Institute for Healthcare Innovation
Geisinger Health System named Karen Murphy executive vice president, chief innovation officer and founding director of its Steele Institute for Healthcare Innovation.
President-elect of the AMA, Dr. Barbara McAneny's one-year term will begin June 2018.
Niall Brennan named president and executive director of Health Care Cost Institute and other newsmakers
Niall Brennan has been named president and executive director of the Health Care Cost Institute, a not-for-profit organization focused on improving price transparency based in Washington, D.C. He succeeds David Newman.
John Couris will succeeds Jim Burkhart, who resigned in November at the request of the hospital's board, as the CEO and President of Tampa General.
John Gantner named CEO of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital's campus in NJ and other news makers
John Gantner has been named president and CEO of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital's campus in New Brunswick, N.J., and Anthony Cava is now president of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital's campus in Somerville, N.J.
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong will advise the Trump administration on health information technology policy as a member of the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee, an advisory group to the national coordinator for health IT.
Dr. George Brown is retiring as the longtime president and CEO of Legacy Health, based in Portland, Ore. A successor is expected to be selected by year-end.