Leadership

Nearly half of respondents to a recent survey said their organizations had a physician leadership development training program, while 95 percent said leadership competencies were important in the medical profession.

The American Heart Association (AHA) warned of a scam in which people are identifying themselves as AHA CEO Nancy Brown and/or AHA chief mission officer Meighan Girgus and contacting individuals for job interviews.

Consumers with unpaid medical bills will have a better chance to resolve disputes under new rules announced on March 9, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Hospital executives are optimistic the Supreme Court will rule in favor of the defendant in the King v. Burwell case and not make changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Reuters reports.

Nearly three-quarters of healthcare executives perform data analytics, Health Data Management reports.

People looking for inspiration or mentoring advice can follow tips from successful leaders, The Muse reports.

After six years on the job, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, MD, is stepping down, reports Clinical Innovation + Technology.

In a deal that will transform the pharmaceutical industry, Pfizer announced that it will buy rival Hospira for $16 billion, reports Wall Street Journal.

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.