Anthem's CEO Gail Boudreaux, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb and Optum CEO Larry Renfro are among top healthcare leaders who are likely to have a large impact on the industry in 2018.
Ruth Brinkley, formerly CEO of KentyckyOne Health, will now be President of the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals of the Northwest.
Trevor Fetter, the outgoing CEO of Tenet Healthcare, is to receive a severance package of $22.9 million and $19.4 million in pension payments when his replacement is found, according to Tenet financial documents.
With health systems treating larger and more diverse patient populations, leaders are looking for managers focused on retaining a workforce that reflects the community.
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.
Jon Cotton has taken a step up the executive ranks with his promotion to corporate president of Meridian, a Detroit-based health plan that is Michigan's largest Medicaid HMO. The promotion is effective Sept. 4.
Gragnolati is currently president and CEO of Atlantic Health System. He took the reins at the Morristown, N.J., system in 2015. Previously, he was a senior vice president at Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore.
Women CEOs of hospitals earn 22% less than their male counterparts, and even male nurses earn more than female nurses, a panel of healthcare executives observed at the Modern Healthcare Women Leaders in Healthcare Conference.
Edward Marx, a former University Hospitals CIO who most recently served as executive vice president at the Advisory Board Co., will start in his new role Sept. 1.
Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health has created a new leadership position to be filled by Peter McCanna, the organization announced Monday. McCanna will assume his role as president of the Office of the President in mid-September, taking on some responsibilities of CEO Jim Hinton.
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.