Training in 21st century medicine must be aimed at creating health team leaders. They must be able to work closely with other professionals, understand population health and health policy, and know how to work within the social and economic constraints now reshaping their industry.
UT Southwestern Medical Center plans to bring its hospital campuses under a new joint operating company formed with Dallas-based Texas Health Resources. The new company will also include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.
Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University broke ground Thursday on their long-awaited 485,000-square-foot health education campus—a project that could cost a staggering $515 million and is expected to open in summer 2019.
UPMC plans to issue $130 million in new debt this week to support its capital spending plans, but an ongoing dispute with insurer Highmark has cast a pall over its credit rating.
Maryland's experiment with capping budgets for hospitals didn't stop the University of Maryland system and its 11 facilities from posting improved financial results in its recently completed fiscal year.
Kelly Johnson has been appointed chief nursing officer and VP for patient-care services at Stanford Children's Health and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, Palo Alto, Calif.
A Pittsburgh-area medical system is re-opening its organ transplant program, six days after closing it because of concerns that mold contributed to the deaths of three transplant patients who had fungal infections.
Louisiana State University on Friday sued the private manager of its Shreveport and Monroe hospitals, alleging that the operator breached its contract and failed to live up to promises to keep the hospitals as academic centers.
Stanford Health Care CEO Amir Dan Rubin will leave the Bay Area academic health system to join insurance and health services giant UnitedHealth Group and its information-technology subsidiary, Optum.
Chris Willrich has been appointed CEO of Bay Health, a recently formed joint venture between UCSF Medical Center and Walnut Creek, Calif.-based John Muir Health.
Dennis Murphy, 51, is president at Indiana University Health.
It's 'schizophrenic' balancing current growth with healthcare reform, says new University of Colorado Hospital CEO
Will Cook, the new president and CEO of University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, discusses the challenges facing academic medical centers, his ambulatory-care strategy, and the task of straddling the old fee-for-service and new population health management environments.