Lawmakers push bill to help rural hospitals before key programs expireAugust 31st 2022
Two House members have introduced legislation to continue two Medicare funding streams that provide $600 million to hospitals in rural areas. Unless Congress acts, the programs are slated to end in a month.
White House moves to make taxpayer-funded research available immediatelyAugust 29th 2022
The Biden administration's new policy says the findings of publicly-supported studies must be released right away. Advocates say it will save lives and improve medical research, but publishers have concerns.
Employers worry about cancer costs, care delays during COVID-19 pandemicAugust 26th 2022
Many companies are seeing higher healthcare costs, partly because people deferred treatment. Ellen Kelsay, CEO of the Business Group on Health, outlined employers’ concerns in an interview with Chief Healthcare Executive.
Many nurses aren’t just unhappy with their jobs. They’re losing the love of nursing.August 23rd 2022
Less than half of nurses say they’re satisfied with being a nurse. Beth Ulrich, a longtime healthcare leader, talks about a recent study she led and how hospital leaders can do more to keep their nurses.
Anthony Fauci’s legacy: Saving lives, media messages and ‘Brooklyn tenacity’August 23rd 2022
The chief medical adviser to President Biden, Fauci has helped lead the federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Health leaders say he helped save millions and reduced the stigma of feared diseases.
Ochsner Health CEO Warner Thomas talks about merger with Rush Health SystemsAugust 18th 2022
In an interview with Chief Healthcare Executive, Thomas says the deal offers the chance to expand more services to Mississippi and helps extend Ochsner’s reach. Rush is now known as Ochsner Rush Health.
Joseph Cacchione plans to take Jefferson Health ‘to a new level’August 17th 2022
The incoming president and CEO of Jefferson Health, Cacchione talked with Chief Healthcare Executive about creating a better work environment, the changing role of hospitals, and what he has learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Katie Galbraith talks about jump from Duke hospital to Lankenau Medical CenterAugust 16th 2022
Galbraith, who has led Duke Regional Hospital for years, talks with Chief Healthcare Executive about becoming Lankenau’s next president, her unconventional background, and taking care of staff.