A former acting head of the CDC is named CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
With polls showing Hillary Clinton with a big lead in the Nov. 8 election, Democratic political insiders are looking ahead. They say she will quickly name people to top health policy positions who are diverse in gender, race, and ethnicity, have sharp administrative skills, and can work in a...
With Hillary Clinton heavily favored to win the White House, we surveyed insiders for the people most likely to assume top health policy positions. Her picks, they say, would be diverse in gender, race and ethnicity and would have sharp political and administrative skills.
Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, longtime president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, announced Tuesday she is stepping down after nearly 14 years as head of the nation's largest philanthropic organization dedicated solely to health and healthcare issues.
Views are mixed as to whether first lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign has been effective in curbing childhood obesity, but it has at least changed the conversation about healthy eating.
As conversations in healthcare continue to focus on quality, patient safety and a system shifting to value over volume, Modern Healthcare's 12th annual ranking of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders increasingly reflects the industry players charged with making it happen.
Thirteen years ago, I co-authored an Institute of Medicine report documenting that racial and ethnic minority patients routinely receive lower-quality care than their white counterparts, regardless of income or insurance status.
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.
Modern Healthcare's 11th annual ranking of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders in many ways reflects the transformation of healthcare over the past several years.
A new program is being created to replace and expand upon the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars program as that effort broadens its reach beyond doctors to a wider range of healthcare professionals.
While some signs indicate that the U.S. obesity rate is beginning to stabilize after rising for nearly three decades, many states still have significant obese populations, a new report finds.