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Hospitals Deliver the
Goods for Working Mothers

John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media

We hear a lot about what hospitals should do to recruit and retain key employees, perhaps by looking at success stories outside the healthcare industry. Maybe we've got it backwards. Maybe those other industries should take their cues from healthcare. [Read More]
  September 29, 2008

Top 5 Healthcare Jobs

Clark Physician Group, Jeffersonville, IN. Provides executive leadership for the ongoing operations of Clark Physician Group. Functions as the Chief Executive Officer of CPG, a subsidiary of Clark Memorial Hospital . . . [Read More]

Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer, Medical Education, Orlando Health. Join the dedicated team of professionals that has helped make Orlando Health (formally Orlando Regional Healthcare) one of this area's most respected centers for excellence in health care. We currently seek a CFO, Medical Education to join our team of professionals . . . [Read More]

Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Houston, TX. The Chief Operating Officer role is responsible for leading and guiding the operations and personnel of Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute. Role will oversee hospital activities in support of policies, goals and objectives . . . [Read More]

Director of Quality Management
Director of Quality Management, Select Specialty Hospitals, Denver. Will be responsible for communication of results and participation in development of strategies for improvement as a member of the hospital management team. This position is required to use independent discretion and judgment with respect to supervisory and management decisions and recommendations . . . [Read More]

Chief Nursing Officer
Chief Nursing Officer, Renown South Meadows Medical Center, Reno, NV. Position functions at the senior administrative level to provide leadership to deliver quality nursing care. This position is accountable for planning, organizing, directing and expanding services within Renown South Meadows . . . [Read More]
Editor's Picks
Hospital bracelets face hurdles as they fix hazard
It seems like such a simple concept: standardized coding for colored wristbands in the nation's hospitals. Nope! The New York Times reports that Joint Commission has concerns about branding patients by their end-of-life choices, or inadvertently broadcasting those choices to family and friends who have not been consulted. The Commission also said that children who do not understand the system had been prone to trade the wristbands like baseball cards. [Read More]
Illinois bill requires hospital discounts for patients without insurance
The Chicago Tribune reports on a groundbreaking law extending hospital discounts to people without health insurance, after the legislature over-turned Gov. Rod Blagojevich's amendatory veto. Illinois' hospitals will have 180-days to implement the new measures, which could affect as many as 77,000 people in the state. [Read More]
California passes bill to curb staph outbreaks in hospitals
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed two measures requiring hospitals in that state to strengthen their efforts at preventing staph outbreaks and to reveal to the public their rates of infection. The Terminator vetoed a similar bill four years ago. But since then, concerns about the growth of these bacteria—and state inspections finding that some hospitals were not preventing their spread—have made infections a top public health priority. [Read More]
Executives on the Move
Chicago: Resurrection Health Care taps new CEO
Chicago's Resurrection Health Care has named Sandra Bruce CEO of the eight-hospital system, effective Nov. 3. She replaces Joseph Toomey, who is retiring after 16 years at the Catholic healthcare system. Bruce currently serves as president and CEO of St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho. [Read More]

Orlando: Orlando Health Names Mildred Beam vice president, general counsel
Mildred Beam joins Orlando Health as vice president, general counsel effective September 29. Beam will be responsible for the management of all legal affairs at Orlando Health including federal and state regulatory compliance, corporate business matters, transactional law, patient care, employment, real estate, liability and insurance, construction, and medical affairs. [Read More]

Trenton, NJ: New CEO named for troubled NJ psych hospital
New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Jennifer Velez has named Allan Boyer as the new CEO at the troubled Ancora Psychiatric Hospital. [Read More]

Port Clinton, OH: New CEO appointed at Ohio-based Memorial Hospital
Memorial Hospital in Port Clinton, OH, has named John C. Yanes as the new CEO. He replaces Al Gorman, who is retiring after 16 years of service. [Read More]

Canton, KS: Chromik named new CEO/President of Kansas-based Memorial Hospital
Jim Chromik has been appointed permanent CEO and president of Memorial Hospital, Inc. in Canton, KS, effective Oct. 1. Chromik has been acting as an interim CEO for Memorial since Jan. 28. [Read More]

Bradenton, FL: Florida hospital gets new CEO
Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, near Bradenton, FL, has named Jim Wilson as its new CEO, effective Oct. 6. Wilson comes to Lakewood Ranch from Central Montgomery Medical Center in Lansdale, PA, where he has been CEO since 2007. [Read More]

From HealthLeaders Magazine
10 Events That Could Change Healthcare

No one knows what the future holds, but several scenarios could significantly alter the healthcare landscape and pose formidable strategic, financial, and clinical challenges for senior leaders. Get ready. [Read More]
Audio Feature

It's a considerable accomplishment to be included in Fortune magazine's "Top 100 Companies to Work For." But it's even more remarkable to be included with the likes of Google, General Mills, and Nike for nine straight years. It's more remarkable still when your company is a small community hospital. Bill Powanda, a vice president at Griffin Hospital in Derby, CT, explains what makes his hospital such a great place to work. [Listen Now]
HR Feature

Employers in the healthcare industry need to obtain a thorough understanding of a prospective employee's history, particularly if that person will have access to patients, medications and confidential information, says contributor Kelly Evely Ansboury. [Read More]