Dr. Charles LeMaistre considers a boyhood bout with appendicitis (and a rescue he credits to his German shepherd) as his introduction to medicine. He has spent much of his life working to fight and prevent cancer.
Jack Bovender's career in healthcare spanned four decades, beginning with hospital administration as a young man in the U.S. Navy and culminating at the top of the executive ranks of HCA, the largest investor-owned hospital company in the U.S.
Richard Umbdenstock, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association, is one of two winners of the American College of Healthcare Executives' Gold Medal Award, the organization's highest honor.
Kevin Lofton, CEO of Englewood, Colo.-based Catholic Health Initiatives, is one of two winners of the American College of Healthcare Executives' Gold Medal Award, the organization's highest honor.
Mario Garner is CEO of New Orleans East Hospital, which opened in the summer of 2014. He is this year's winner of the American College of Healthcare Executives' Young Healthcare Executive of the Year Award.
Mercy Joplin, completed earlier this month, will open to the public in March. It replaces St. John's Regional Medical Center, which sustained major damage when an EF5 tornado struck in 2011. The new facility features an underground energy plant and tornado-resistant glass.
Nearly five years after Congress passed the Affordable Care Act, the policy landscape in healthcare remains volatile. Here are 10 political and policy leaders Modern Healthcare expects to play a significant role in shaping what happens in 2015.
A handful of people will have outsize influence on the business of healthcare in the coming year. Here are 10 of them Modern Healthcare will be watching.
Many of the biggest healthcare events of the year, such as Ebola's arrival in the U.S. and the VA's waitlist scandal, were not kind to the people and organizations swept up in them.
It was a tumultuous year in healthcare, and several people and organizations burnished their reputations by showing competence where others had failed.
Sure, Geico has that gecko, but can he compete with an enormous urine cup on legs? See and share photos of charming and downright bizarre healthcare mascots.
These apps are among a growing array that companies are pitching as tools to rein in hospital readmissions. Their developers must overcome of variety of barriers, including the need to interact with multiple EHR systems and skepticism that mobile tech can change patient behavior.