As the leaders of healthcare organizations, executives must set the moral compass at their facilities and inspire their teams to improve quality care in their communities. But some leaders fail miserably in this mission, destroying their hospitals' finances, reputation, and community trust and goodwill.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota fired President and CEO Paul von Ebers a few days after the company announced it lost almost $73 million in 2013, The Forum reported.
The top of the corporate pyramid is getting pretty crowded at healthcare organizations these days. It seems like not a month goes by without a hospital adding a new position to its C-suite. How many chief-fill-in-the-blank-officers does a healthcare organization need? Can there be too many chiefs at the C-suite table?
Despite public scrutiny of executive pay amid rising healthcare costs, the CEO and board chairman of Vanguard Health Systems saw his total compensation rise by 54 percent to $3.7 million for the
A new report by the Sunshine Review indicated that many of the top earning positions in state and local governments are tied to the healthcare industry, accordintg to FierceHealthcare. In Chicago,
Riding a boom created by the coming wave of federal healthcare reform, GE Capital Healthcare Financial Services' loan portfolio showed double-digit growth over last year, reports the Washington Post.
The American Academy of Actuaries (AAA) is urging the Congressional "supercommitteee" to slow down the growth of healthcare spending both inside and outside Medicare. However, doing so could put jobs
The not-for-profit organization that administers large parts of Tennessee's telehealth program will likely shut down amid allegations of financial impropriety among its top executives, report the
The CEO of the Healthcare Finance Management Association (HFMA) warned during the group's annual conference last week of a growing divide between delivering quality healthcare and what it costs to
Revenue audit contractors are zooming in on hospital charges to treat both back and chest pain as the most likely sources of rejecting claims, according to a presenter at the Healthcare Financial