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.
A Massachusetts judge last Thursday rejected an agreement that would have allowed Partners HealthCare to acquire three hospitals.
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.
African-Americans are disproportionately affected by states opting not to expand Medicaid, according to an analysis released by the Urban Institute.
The new wellness center that opened in Gretna, La., in September might seem like a typical gathering place for senior citizens.
Dr. Frank Byrne will retire in January as president of St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, Wis., and other news makers
Dr. Frank Byrne will retire in January as president of St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, Wis.
Amid a tidal wave of Republican election wins, supporters of so-called right-to-try laws claimed victory as Arizona overwhelmingly approved a measure that will allow dying patients to get drugs and medical devices not yet approved by the Food and Drug Administration.