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Hospital Includes Parents in Hiring Process

John Commins

Nemours is tapping into the wisdom and experience of a dozen or so parents of chronically ill children. As part of an advisory board, they help vet leadership candidates to gauge their commitment to the patient-and-family-centered mission. >>>


Editor's Picks

Alcohol Dependence Among Surgeons a 'Significant Problem'

Nearly 78% of surgeons who reported a medical error in the previous three months also reported having issues with alcohol abuse or dependence, shows a survey published in the Archives of Surgery . >>>

Half Blame Feds for Healthcare Industry Mess

As finance leaders prepare for Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement cuts, almost half believe the healthcare industry as a whole is on the wrong track, a HealthLeaders Media survey shows. >>>

Specialty Nursing Certifications Linked to Lower HAI Rates

Critical care units with higher percentages of registered nurses holding national specialty certifications have lower rates of certain hospital-acquired infection, research shows. >>>

Facing the Care Coordination Challenge

When it comes to clinical quality improvement, CEOs see care coordination as their greatest strategic challenge. In fact, with 10 possible answers, it was the choice of 30% of the CEOs who took the annual HealthLeaders Media Industry Survey. How to overcome it? >>>

NEW: Industry Survey 2012

Our fourth-annual Industry Survey features a new CEO report, an overall cross-sector report, and individual reports targeting Senior Leaders, Finance, Physicians, Nurses, Community & Rural Hospitals, and Service Lines. Take the pulse of the industry; download the reports now. >>>

Executives on the Move

SAN DIEGO: Prime Healthcare CEO steps down

The San Diego Union-Tribune / California Watch, February 27, 2012

AUSTIN: Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin and Albert Lea will share CEO

Austin Post-Bulletin, February 27, 2012

PHEONIX: Banner Health makes leadership changes at metro hospitals

Banner Health, February 27, 2012

BOSTON: President chosen of BMC HealthNet Plan

BMC HealthNet Plan, February 27, 2012

BREWER, ME: Eastern Maine Healthcare names CFO

Eastern Maine Healthcare, February 27, 2012

HYANNIS: Cape Cod Healthcare appoints new CIO

Cape Cod Healthcare, February 27, 2012

ST. LOUIS: Lee Bernstein named regional EVP/COO for SSM Health Care – St. Louis

SSM Health Care - St. Louis, February 27, 2012

BRIDGETON, MO: SSM DePaul Health Center announces president

SSM DePaul Health Center, February 27, 2012

NASHVILLE: President appointed of HCA's West Florida Division

MarketWatch, February 27, 2012

BURLINGTON: Brumsted named CEO of Fletcher Allen Health Care

Fletcher Allen Health Care, February 27, 2012

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Date: March 22, 2012
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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Putting Data in Nurses' Hands

Nursing informatics is an emerging field, and organizations that have been aggressive about getting data into nurses' hands (and smartphones) have reaped the rewards. >>>


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