Dr. Christopher Chen, CEO of Miami Gardens, Fla.-based ChenMed, knew his physician-led primary-care group would have to optimize its performance to successfully expand from its home base. One factor giving him confidence was its custom-built electronic health-record system, which includes patient...
Baton Rouge, La.-based Amedisys announced last week that it had hired a CFO, COO, CIO, chief human resources officer, chief strategy officer and senior VP of government affairs.
“Good riddance.” That was the two-word statement issued by U.S. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) on hearing the news that Glenn Haggstrom, the Veterans Affairs Department chief of acquisition, logistics and construction, had resigned last week.
Construction and design firms' focus on innovation and outpatient facilities suggests they are adjusting to a broader transformation in the healthcare industry.
A distinguished panel of judges selected the 2015 inductees to the Health Care Hall of Fame. The six people who participated in the deliberations represent a variety of organizations associated with the healthcare industry.
Not a day goes by where C-suite healthcare leaders aren't facing another financial threat or service-delivery challenge. They can't afford disengaged or ceremonial boards. This year's Excellence in Governance winners were hands-on in leading their institutions through change.
Dr. Evelyn Hayes' tenure as board chair at Baton Rouge (La.) General Medical Center didn't start off as planned. Shortly after she began her term in January 2013, the hospital's longtime CEO announced his retirement.
On his sixth day as the interim CEO of Winston Medical Center, Paul Black was crouched behind a wall in the emergency department, bracing for the impact of a tornado that was barreling toward his hospital campus on the afternoon of April 28, 2014.
For nine years, following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, eastern New Orleans was without a hospital. In July 2014, New Orleans East Hospital, an 80-bed public facility, opened its doors, returning medical care and jobs to a community in need of both.
On behalf of Louisiana veterans, we express extreme dissatisfaction with Modern Healthcare's selection of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald as one of the “healthcare winners” in 2014 as part of the Year in Review feature.
Iasis Healthcare Corp., a for-profit operator of acute-care hospitals, outpatient facilities and managed-care plans, intends to go public to get itself out of the red.
Richard Cordova plans to retire as president and CEO of Children's Hospital Los Angeles, a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. No retirement date has been set.