Biotech billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, 63, topped Bloomberg's Pay Index for 2015, beating out others by more than $170 million.
UnitedHealth Group CEO Stephen Hemsley earned $14.5 million in 2015, according to a filing Friday, but he wasn't the top-earning health insurance executive.
Many of the highest-paid healthcare executives saw their compensation hammered in 2015 as economic headwinds broadly dampened executive pay at publicly traded companies. But more of them appear to have bucked the trend.
Joe Kiani, founder of Masimo Corp., has vaulted to the top of the list of healthcare's highest paid executives through an unusual golden parachute built into his stock option plan. Special deals and special circumstances dominated this year's list of top-paid CEOs in Modern Healthcare's analysis.
Executives recruited into the C-suites of for-profit healthcare companies can expect their bonuses and at-risk compensation to be increasingly pegged to performance on patient quality, safety and satisfaction, experts say.
Several dozen staffers at UPMC's Pittsburgh hospitals went on strike Thursday in solidarity with workers worldwide protesting for higher minimum wages and greater union rights.
A list of the 50 highest paid healthcare-industry executives at publicly traded companies, ranked by total compensation for 2015 as reported to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Source: Modern Healthcare reporting. Published April 18, 2016, p. 34.
Community Health Systems CEO Wayne Smith received no raise in base salary for 2016 after the hospital chain missed most earnings and stock price targets in 2015, the company said in a regulatory filing Thursday. Smith's base salary will stay at $1.6 million again in 2016, while performance-based...
Community Health Systems CEO Wayne Smith received no raise in base salary for 2016 after the hospital chain missed most earnings and stock price targets in 2015, the company said in a regulatory filing Thursday.
Physicians have longed for electronic health record systems that could share information across networks. But as their dreams are being fulfilled, a new problem has emerged—inbox overload. And that burden is causing physician burnout, patient-safety issues and the need for new innovation.
CEO Timothy Walbert pulled down a pay package valued at $93.4 million in 2015, making him one of the highest-paid corporate executives in the nation. Shares of the drugmaker slid more than 13% in the wake of the news.
The bar was raised for medical debt collectors last summer when the Federal Communications Commission issued a ruling that made it harder to dial patients on their cellphones without their express consent. Now a California-based hospital chain has become one of the first providers to be sued since...