Leadership

Siemens has announced a new management team to run its healthcare business, reports Reuters.

The National Basketball Association has named Kaiser Permanente as its first-ever healthcare partner, reports Forbes.  

Some call a new partnership that includes Anthem Blue Cross in California and seven Los Angeles-area hospital systems "game-changing," according to The New York Times. 

Emory Healthcare’s president and chief executive, John T. Fox, soon will take the reins of Detroit’s Beaumont Health System, reports AJC.com.

Forbes has unveiled its annual list of the best-and-brighest in healthcare and science.

Becker's Hospital Review has named its top "most powerful" people in healthcare for 2015. 

Wellpoint has formally changed its name to Anthem, reports Modern Healthcare. 

Alabama-based HealthSouth Corp., the largest owner and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S., has entered an agreement to purchase EHHI Holdings Inc. of Dallas, Texas for about $750 million, reports Arkansas Business.

Catholic Health East and Trinity Health, which merged last year to form a giant U.S. health system that reported $13.6 billion in revenues in June, announced that it will call itself Trinity Health, reports Modern Healthcare.

EHR giant Cerner has begun work on a $4.46 billion project which it anticipates will generate 16,000 new jobs over the next decade, reports Clinical Innovation + Technology.

Following the departure of Gail Boudreaux, who led UnitedHealth Group’s insurance division, the largest health insurer announced that it has restructured its management team, according to Forbes.

Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MsC has abruptly stepped down from her position as national coordinator for health IT to take on a new role within the Department of Health and Human Services focusing on the Ebola crisis, reports Clinical Innovation + Technology.