Three executives at Ascension, a nonprofit health system based in St. Louis, are departing from their roles, Ascension President and CEO Anthony Tersigni, EdD, FACHE, said in an announcement.

A former federal prosecutor has been appointed to lead an investigation into the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital heart surgery unit, The Tampa Bay Times reported. The hospital, based in St. Petersburg, Florida, has been the focus of a scandal after a recent Tampa Bay Times investigation revealed the unit’s mortality rate had tripled in just a few years.

Chris Traylor has been named acting director of Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) after his predecessor, Mary Mayhew, resigned Jan. 4 after just three months on the job.

The former CEO of health insurance provider Anthem, Joseph Swedish, has started a private equity firm as a co-founder, Axios reported.

After being appointed by the Trump administration to oversee Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Mary Mayhew has resigned after roughly three months on the job.

Women are a dominant force in the healthcare industry, making up 65 percent of workers. Yet, only 30 percent of leaders in the field are women, underscoring a significant under-representation of their influence, according to a report from consulting firm Oliver Wyman.

Three more executives resigned from Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, in the continued fallout from an investigation from the Tampa Bay Times that revealed pediatric mortality rates for heart surgeries tripled over just a few years.

Four executives and staffers—including the president—at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida, have stepped down from their roles following an investigation from The Tampa Bay Times that uncovered a rising mortality rate for heart surgeries.

Less than 25 percent of leadership roles are filled by nurses, according to an analysis published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Nine healthcare organizations, including consumers, businesses and insurance providers, have united to find a solution to the practice of surprise billing that can burden patients with sky-high medical debts.

Physicians were in high demand in 2018, with a 7 percent increase in job growth from the previous year, according to a recent study.

Ride-sharing company Uber has hired two more leaders from the healthcare industry as the company continues to make a push in the space, CNBC reported.