Hospital chief executive turnover held steady at 15% in 2007, according to a yearly snapshot of departures by the American College of Healthcare Executives.
The figurewhich tracks hospital chief executives who retired, resigned or were firedhas fallen from 18% nine years ago to hover between 14% and 16% in recent years, the figures show. First reported in 1981, the turnover rate is compiled from chief executive changes reported by hospitals to the American Hospital Association, the ACHE said in a news release. -- by Melanie Evans
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