Leadership

The Wall Street Journal is reporting eight high-ranking physicians and researchers wrote a heavily critical letter to the National Institute of Health after it announced sweeping changes for its Clinical Center.

On Sept. 28, 2014, a middle-aged man presented at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas, with a fever, abdominal pain and diarrhea and informed his caregivers that he had just returned from a trip to Liberia, a country embroiled in the largest outbreak of Ebola virus in human history. What happened next should serve as a blueprint for healthcare facilities who may be forced to deal with a similar situation.

A recent report from the British Medical Journal exposes a gender gap in the listing of authors in top tier medical research journals.

AHRA’s 2016 Spring Conference kicks off on March 15 in Chicago, with several guest speakers scheduled to appear. One of those guests is author Sandy Geroux, the founder and chief entertainment officer of WOWplace International. Geroux spoke with RadiologyBusiness.com and discussed her presentation, “Leadership is Not Easy, But it is Actually Simple: 5 Rules for Being a WOW Leader.”

It’s no secret that healthcare professionals are being asked to do more with less, to coordinate across an enterprise and deliver results greater than the sum of a provider’s parts.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and former House Speaker John Boehner were among those honored last night as recipients of the 2016 Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service by the American Medical Association (AMA). The awards were presented as part of the AMA National Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C. 

A recent article from the New York Times examined a variety of ways hospitals are currently working to reduce harm.

General Electric has chosen Boston as its new global headquarters, according to the Boston Globe.

Aetna has announced that it is ending its membership in America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) this year. AHIP is the health insurance industry’s largest trade group, made up of over 1,200 different companies. 

Enrollment in resident and fellow programs increased by 14 percent between 2004 and 2014, according to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), which released a report of biennial data on the physician workforce from the Association of American Medical Colleges.

If you want to lead people, make sure you’re thinking big on their behalf—and taking them toward an objective that’s both reachable and worth their while.

Through their research and work with healthcare executives, three members of Harvard University’s International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) have identified five ways hospital leaders can track their performance and measure outcomes.