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CIO of the Year, Rick Schooler, on HIT

John Commins

The award-winning chief information officer of Orlando Health discusses the legacy, and prospects of a career in health information technology. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Healthcare Continues Strong Job Growth

Figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show continued growth at a robust pace in the healthcare sector during the month of January, and a medical economist explains why he believes "the healthcare economy is recession-proof." >>>

Stop Requiring Nurses to Work Overtime

Mandatory overtime is "repugnant to most nurses" says a nursing educator. Fatigue, job dissatisfaction, and high turnover rates are just a few of the consequences. >>>

Convincing Rival Docs to Become Partners

To organize teams of erstwhile rivals, health system leaders must manage egos, negotiate ambitions, and acknowledge that they may be bringing on board some professionals who can't stand one another. >>>

UMass hospital system to shed up to 900 jobs

UMass Memorial Health Care, which lost money in the last three months of 2011 amid shrinking patient volume, told its employees last week that it will shed 700 to 900 jobs, about 6 percent of its workforce. The health care system is the largest employer in central Massachusetts, with about 13,500 workers. >>>

Impact Analysis: ACOs—Tailoring Your Own Solution

This second report in a series of four provides information and insight on ACOs from leaders at NorthShore University HealthSystem, Novant Health, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, and Sanford Health. The report reveals that leaders are developing their own ACO solutions, rather than relying on governmental ACO structures. >>>



Executives on the Move

SOUTH BEND: Elkhart General Healthcare System names Steve Huffman CIO

Elkhart General Healthcare System, February 6, 2012

CLEVELAND: Cleveland Clinic appoints President at Marymount Hospital

Cleveland Clinic, February 6, 2012

McDOWELL, NC: McDowell Hospital appoints new CEO

The McDowell News, February 6, 2012

FLINT, MI: Interim Hurley Medical Center CEO prepares to lead Flint hospital

The Flint Journal, February 6, 2012

DALLAS: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children announces new leadership roles

BusinessWire, February 6, 2012

FORT MEYERS: Children's Hospital of Southwest FL hires new chief administrative officer

News-Press.com, February 6, 2012

TOMBALL, TX: Tomball Regional Medical Center has new CEO

Chron.com, February 6, 2012

FOLEY, AL: Baldwin Regional Medical Center names CEO

Alabama Live, February 6, 2012

SAN RAMON, CA: CEO of Hill Physicians Medical Group to retire in April

Hill Physicians Medical Group, February 6, 2012



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Webcast: Successful Commercial ACOs—Early Adopters Answer Your Questions

Date: March 22, 2011
About: Join HealthLeaders Media for 90 minutes of commercial ACO strategy and solutions, direct from top executives representing both providers and payers. This customizable webcast allows you to pre-submit questions to our speakers to help guide the discussion. >>>




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Outpatient Care Expansion Comes Under Scrutiny

Even the most ardent proponents of outpatient care say its pace of growth may slow, depending on a community's need for integrated care and specific demand for multidisciplinary approaches. >>>

 

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