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Turnover among hospital CEOs was 18 percent in 2016, the same as in the prior two years, but remains among “the highest rates calculated in the last two decades,” according to the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

The Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) has largely remained silent on ongoing Republican-led efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including the recently passed American Health Care Act (AHCA). The group has now weighed in on the legislative battle, offering its “core principles” to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah.

Healthcare executives believe the shift to value-based care and risk-sharing models will be transforming the industry within the next few years, according to a survey published by Lazard.

The U.S. Senate confirmed Scott Gottlieb, MD, as the new commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), bringing the former deputy commissioner back to lead the agency. 

The 2017 meeting of the American Hospital Association (AHA) led off with an unsurprising topic: the legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  

 

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BioLineRx names new CEO, CFO

Biopharmaceutical company BioLineRx, has named a new CEO and CFO as the company prepares to shake up its leadership.

DeSalvo resigns as ONC head, stays with HHS

Karen DeSalvo, MD, has announced her resignation as the head of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC). She will be replaced by her principal deputy director, Vindell Washington, as national coordinator.

Former Birmingham CFO faces 17 years for $11 million fraud

Terri McGuire Mollica, the former CFO of Birmingham Health Care, has been sentenced to 17 years after pleading guilty to stealing $1.7 million from a center that catered to the homeless, reports AL.com.

Analytics firm Spreemo names two new executives to its team

Spreemo, a New York-based healthcare analytics company, is building up its leadership team, hiring two new executives.

Intralign Health names long-time healthcare businessman new CEO

Intralign Health, an operating room optimization solutions provider, has named a new CEO as it aims to improve its company’s profitability.

Parexel creates committee to boost business in biopharmaceuticals

Parexel International, a global biopharmaceutical services provider, has appointed four of its executives to its Business Review Committee, a senior leadership team.

Reliq, formerly Moseda, appoints new member to board

Reliq Health Technologies, a telemedicine solutions company based in Vancouver, has appointed a new member to its board of directors.

New director named for National Institute of Mental Health

Joshua A. Gordon, MD, PhD, has been selected as the new director of the National Institute of Mental Health.

Joshua A. Gordon, MD, PhD, has been selected as the new director of the National Institute of Mental Health.

Kaiser Family Foundation appoints New York Times journalist as editor-and-chief

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation has announced renowned New York Times health journalist Elisabeth Rosenthal, MD, as the new editor-in-chief of Kaiser Health News.

Stanson Health appoints Jeremy Orr as chief medical officer

Stanson Health, a clinical decision support and analytics company, has announced that Jeremy Orr, MD, has been appointed the new chief medical officer in charge of strategic development for commercial operations, clinical content development and product development for Stanson Clinical Decision Support and Analytics.

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