For women who aspire to healthcare's executive-level roles, advanced education and the willingness to take risks may not be enough. Surveys of corporate leadership and healthcare management point to a continued, though narrowing, disparity of women to men in leadership roles.
HCA once again leveraged its sheer size and organic growth strategy to maintain its position as the largest for-profit hospital chain in the country, according to Modern Healthcare's latest By the Numbers list.
Tenet Healthcare Corp.'s partnership last week with not-for-profit Baylor Scott & White Health is the latest example of the chain's departure from the traditional mergers-and-acquisitions playbook in favor of forming regional networks and positioning itself for broader payment reform.
Sarah Cole has been promoted to CEO of CHAN Healthcare, a risk consulting and internal audit firm.
Sarah Cole has been promoted to CEO of CHAN Healthcare, which provides internal audit services to healthcare organizations.
Federal health officials will join academics, employers and industry officials in Washington next week to review the status of transparency efforts around healthcare costs and quality.
Jesse Jantzen has been appointed president and CEO of Ascension Health Senior Care, a division of St. Louis-based Ascension Health created last year.
David Cade, a former top attorney at HHS, has been appointed CEO of the American Health Lawyers Association.
Several of the nation's largest health systems and insurers are joining together in a new task force with the goal of shifting 75% of their business to contracts with incentives for quality and lower-cost healthcare.
The Cleveland Clinic and five other Ohio health systems announced they will explore creating a statewide network under a newly formed company. They'll also work together to reduce operating expenses and identify effective practices they can share.
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center has signed a letter of intent to join Ascension Health, selecting the St. Louis-based system from a number of suitors.
The Arizona Department of Health Services has awarded two behavioral health contracts as part of a move to integrate physical and behavioral healthcare services for Medicaid beneficiaries.