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Healthcare executives and clinical leaders predict “no clear winners, only losers” when asked to assess President Donald Trump’s impact on their industry in a survey conducted by the New England Journal of Medicine

Healthcare organizations traditionally pick managers and leaders by judging their tenure, experience and technical skill. The message from Healthcare Performance Solutions’ founding partner Tom Olivo: You’re doing it wrong.

If you're a healthcare leader looking for ways to keep experienced nurses from leaving your organization, you should examine your company's culture, according to a presentation at the American College of Healthcare Executives Congress in Chicago. Your own personality, however, won’t make much of a difference in retaining nurses.

Physician infighting and poor scores are just some of the negative outcomes awaiting healthcare leaders who don’t adequately prepare for the new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Speaking at the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Congress in Chicago, healthcare consultants made the case for those in the C-suite to quickly get their MIPS “game plan” in order.

Most healthcare conferences these days seem to include sessions on promoting diversity in organizations and among leadership. Two Monday sessions at the American College of Healthcare Executives’ (ACHE) 2017 Congress in Chicago are taking a different aim to change how leaders think about diversity and focus on creating a “culture of inclusion.”

 

Recent Headlines

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.

American Osteopathic Association names new president

The American Osteopathic Association named a new president July 25 as it refines its osteopathic principles. 

Martin Health System promotes long-time employee to CEO

Stuart, Florida-based Martin Health System appointed a long-time employee its new president and CEO last week.

Lab equipment company BioSurplus names new CEO

BioSurplus, a lab equipment commerce company based out of San Diego, has named Bill VanDeWeghe president and CEO.

Joint Commission appoints Michael Kaba as new chief human resources officer

The Joint Commission has announced its new chief human resources officer will be Michael W. Kaba, MBA, MS.

President Obama asks for public option to be reconsidered in JAMA article

In a peer-reviewed article published in JAMA, President Barack Obama assessed how the healthcare law so closely associated with him has affected the healthcare system—and how he believes it could be improved.

Memorial Healthcare System tabs Fernandez as new CEO

Aurelio Fernandez has been announced as the new president and CEO of the Memorial Healthcare System, reports Sun Sentinel. 

Hawaii insurance provider names new medical director

‘Ohana Health Plan, an insurance company in Honolulu that serves more than 56,000 people in Hawaii, has named Ed Fess medical director. ‘Ohana is a subsidiary of Tampa, Fla.-based WellCare Health Plans, which provides managed care services for government-sponsored healthcare programs like Medicaid and Medicare.

Nonin Medical appoints new senior leadership

Nonin Medical, based in Minneapolis, made several changes to its senior leadership team as it makes plans to grow and expand.

Medical device company Sequana names new chairman

Switzerland-based Sequana Medical has appointed a new chairman to their board of directors as the company expands its international commercialization of its fluid pump. 

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