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NYC comptroller seeks more control at UHS, other companies

NYC comptroller seeks more control at UHS, other companies

By Tara Bannow  |  April 05, 2018

New York City's comptroller is renewing his call to allow more control as a shareholder of Universal Health Services, acting on behalf of the 136,000 UHS shares held by five NYC public employee pension funds.

Experts praise centralizing health system control

Experts praise centralizing health system control

By Tara Bannow  |  March 24, 2018

St. Joseph Health is pulling key decisionmaking authority from four Northern California hospital boards and giving it to a regional board. Experts praise the move toward a centralized governance structure.

Summa Health board to have more direct oversight of administrative moves

By Lydia Coutre, Crain's Cleveland Business  |  January 18, 2017

The Summa Health System board of directors is taking a series of steps that give it more direct oversight of administrative moves following strong opposition to Summa's decision to replace its emergency department staff.

Dignity's Lloyd Dean resigns from Navigant's board

Dignity's Lloyd Dean resigns from Navigant's board

By Bob Herman  |  November 18, 2016

Lloyd Dean, CEO of Dignity Health, is resigning from the board of directors at Navigant Consulting. Dean is looking to spend more time on Dignity's pending merger with Catholic Health Initiatives.

Tenet adds two more Glenview designees to its board

By Dave Barkholz  |  November 04, 2016

Tenet Healthcare Corp. announced the addition of two board seats and independent directors Friday, fulfilling the second part of a January stand-still agreement with investor Glenview Capital Management that prevents the hedge fund from seeking outright control of the company.

Post-discharge focus can build healthy behaviors and other letters

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 24, 2016

Building patient self-efficacy among patients to change unhealthy behaviors into new good habits—like reducing salt intake or tracking your weight daily—is one low-cost, high-return way to continue to make progress. And it benefits both the patient and the hospital.

Activist investors push healthcare firms to add seasoned leaders to boards

Activist investors push healthcare firms to add seasoned leaders to boards

By Dave Barkholz  |  August 06, 2016

Activist investors in for-profit healthcare firms want seasoned leaders—often drawn from the ranks of former leaders of not-for-profit healthcare systems—to sit on their boards and help those firms navigate today's fast-changing reimbursement environment.

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