Modern Healthcare recently asked four past honorees— Dr. Don Berwick, Marna Borgstrom, David Entwistle and Warner Thomas, to share their perspectives about where healthcare was when they were chosen and where it's going.
This year we honor the 30th class for Modern Healthcare's Up & Comers awards. The program recognizes healthcare's rising stars—young men and women still in the early phases of their careers but who have already made their marks in the industry.
Modern Healthcare recently asked four past honorees to share their perspective about where healthcare was when they were chosen as an Up & Comer and where they see it going. Hear what Dr. Donald Berwick, class of 1987, and Marna Borgstrom, class of 1992, have to say.
Up to 1 in 5 deaths from car crashes, gunshots or other injuries might be prevented with better, quicker trauma care that doesn't depend so much on where you live, according to government advisers—advice that takes on new urgency amid mass casualties like the massacre in Orlando.
Derek Feeley, the former head of the National Health Service in Scotland, replaced Maureen Bisognano this year as CEO of Institute for Healthcare Improvement. He recently spoke with Modern Healthcare about the changes in healthcare and their impact on the organization.
Healthcare leaders are partly responsible for a failure to make "substantial, measurable, systemwide strides” to improve patient safety in the U.S., according to a National Patient Safety Foundation report released Tuesday.
While politicians debate the future of Medicare and Medicaid, few question that those programs are here to stay. It's easy to forget how controversial the idea of government healthcare programs was for most of the 20th century, and how many decades it took to enact the programs.
With President Barack Obama's recent signing of legislation repealing the sustainable growth-rate formula for physician compensation and revising the Medicare qualified entity program, doctors will be paying more attention than ever to value.
More than 15 years after the Institute of Medicine's landmark report on patient safety, the National Patient Safety Foundation is convening a panel of experts in Boston this week to assess the state of the safety movement and where it needs to go.
Dr. Donald Berwick will help lead a new team of experts convened to find ways to streamline and refocus the patient-safety movement around clearer targets.
Lyn Ketelsen has been named HCA's first chief patient experience officer.
Dr. Sachin Jain has been appointed chief medical officer at Cerritos, Calif.-based CareMore Health System, an Anthem subsidiary that offers Medicare Advantage plans and operates about 50 care facilities in Arizona, California, Nevada, Tennessee and Virginia.