Leadership

Physician burnout is a widespread problem across the healthcare industry, but nine organizations stand out in their commitment and progress to prevent and alleviate the issue, according to the American Medical Association (AMA).

Ride-sharing company Lyft has hired its first vice president of healthcare, Megan Callahan, the company announced last week.

Optimizing electronic health records is still an ongoing effort for most healthcare providers, and the challenges might outweigh the benefits when it comes to revenue cycle performance, according to a new analysis and survey from Navigant and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

The current environment for clinicians is “a tough time,” according to Donald Berwick, MD, MPP, president emeritus and senior fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Under pressure to convert to a value-based care system with heightened regulation, clinicians can still be at the forefront of leading a radical redesign to meet the goals of the triple aim.

Dana Gelb Safran, a well-known health insurance executive, has been hired by the healthcare joint venture between Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan, CNBC reported.

Tom Price, the former HHS secretary who left the job last year after his controversial use of private jets for official travel, has joined the transition team of Republican Georgia Governor-elect Brian Kemp, The Hill reported.

Chief financial officers are dealing with a relatively new problem: having too much data available at their fingertips, according to a survey from Ernst & Young.

Healthcare executives looking to the future understand that their organizations may need to disrupt the space and focus on cutting costs, according to a recent survey of senior leaders.

Forbes released its annual 30 under 30 list, spotlighting entrepreneurs, leaders and stars across 20 different industries including healthcare.

Chief information officers need reliable data to make smart decisions in the healthcare space in 2018. However, not all executives trust the data provided to their organization, a recent survey from analytics and data management firm Dimensional Insight revealed.

Google has taken another prominent healthcare executive under its roof to oversee the company’s own healthcare initiatives, The Wall Street Journal reported.

CMS Administrator Seema Verma’s Halloween tweet has drawn lots of attention, including from a government watchdog that says she likely violated the Hatch Act.