Strategy
Sutter Health CEO Announces Retirement
Melanie Blackman | September 24, 2021
Sarah Krevans, who was the first woman to serve as president and CEO of Sutter Health, will retire in early...
Human Resources
Good Samaritan Hospital CMO resigns after CNO exit
NBC Bay Area | September 24, 2021
The two departures come shortly after a series of investigative reports by NBC Bay Area exposing severe staffing shortages, patient...
Covid-19
Doctor who has lost over 100 patients to COVID says some deny virus from their deathbeds: 'I don't believe you'
The Washington Post | September 24, 2021
Facebook posts from Matthew Trunsky, MD, detail his interactions with eight COVID patients and their relatives that highlight the resistance...
Nursing
Chamberlain University Launches Framework to Increase Diversity in Nursing
Carol Davis | September 24, 2021
Social Determinants of Learning? is designed to increase educational justice and health equity.
Strategy
Dual-CEO Model Ending for Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
Melanie Blackman | September 24, 2021
Ketul J. Patel will solely lead the health system after Gary Kaplan, MD, FACP, FACMPE, FACPE steps down as co-CEO...
Payer
Blue Cross will reward doctors who close gaps in care for people of color
The Boston Globe | September 24, 2021
In a new initiative to tackle health inequities, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts will begin paying doctors more money...
Covid-19
'This is clearly a surge of the unvaccinated': In Maine, COVID-19 hospitalizations set record
The Boston Globe | September 24, 2021
Maine set records Wednesday with 226 patients in the hospital for COVID and 88 patients in critical care. New cases...
Strategy
Transylvania Regional board members resign over concerns about HCA management
WLOS | September 24, 2021
BREVARD, N.C. (WLOS) ? Two board members of HCA Healthcare-owned Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard announced their resignations Thursday, Sept....
Covid-19
Covid-19 vaccine boosters can begin for some US adults as CDC partially diverges from its advisers' recommendations
CNN | September 24, 2021
Early Friday morning, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky diverged from the agency's independent vaccine advisers to recommend boosters for a...
Covid-19
Florida has surpassed 53K deaths from COVID-19
WUSF | September 24, 2021
Total deaths from COVID-19 in Florida during the pandemic have jumped to 53,105, with more than 10,000 lives lost in...
Technology
'It's never one-size-fits all': Health tech leaders look to design to make care more equitable
Stat News | September 24, 2021
At the opening of each of her clinics, there?s a moment when Carolyn Witte, the founder and chief executive officer...
Technology
Apple's latest iOS goes further with its Health app
Washington Examiner | September 24, 2021
Apple released iOS 15 after announcing the software in June of this year. While the software featured updates to FaceTime,...
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