Mack Hogans and the company whose governing board he leads, Cambia Health Solutions, are rooted in the same place—America's timberlands. Hogans spent a career in forestry, working his way up from forester to senior vice president at the huge forest products company Weyerhaeuser. He retired...
When the Illinois governor's office called Rupert Evans in 2013 and asked if he could help troubled Roseland Community Hospital, he didn't have to be sold on the Chicago institution's importance to its community.
Lawrence “Larry” Inserra Jr. has been around hospitals a long time, much of it for the same reasons nobody really wants to be around them.
A well-rounded board of trustees needs leaders who bring something beyond accounting, law and business skills to give top management the advice it needs in today's complex healthcare environment. This year's Modern Healthcare Excellence in Governance honorees, profiled in the next few pages,...
Access to genomic data on cancer has raised hopes for rapid advances, but many worry about clinicians’ ability to effectively use the information.
CEO Stace Holland started hunting for ways to slash unnecessary costs the minute he took over an endangered rural hospital that was losing $6 million a year. It didn't take long for him to find plenty.
The number of healthcare systems setting up venture capital arms has exploded as they seek commercial success and technologies to help solve their business problems.
A depressed rural community with overwhelming public health problems hopes the new managers of its struggling hospital will find the money to maintain vital healthcare services while preserving 232 badly needed jobs.
The sequencing of the human genome—an achievement that capped a 13-year, $3 billion international effort funded by the federal government—represents the most significant breakthrough in healthcare over the past 40 years, according to Modern Healthcare readers.
The expansion of memory-care living facilities is part of the ongoing evolution of senior citizen residential care, which has seen rapid changes over the past few decades. Few people move directly into nursing homes anymore.
Healthcare construction companies continue to build green, but getting their finished buildings LEED-certified has become less of a sure thing.
American healthcare construction companies are going green. But they're now less likely to go abroad.