Leadership

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.

Charles Sorenson, MD, the urologic cancer surgeon who has been an executive at Intermountain Healthcare for 18 years and the institution’s CEO since early 2009, will retire the helm in Salt Lake City next October.

Healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Seattle-based Group Health Cooperative, the companies announced today. Once the deal is final, Kaiser Permanente will gain approximately 590,000 new members.

Becker’s Hospital Review received feedback from 20 CEOs in the healthcare industry about which event in 2015 fascinated them the most. 

Pharmaceutical company Pfizer announced Monday it is buying Ireland-based Allergan for approximately $160 billion in what would be the largest deal in the history of the healthcare sector.