Health execs forced to cut operating budgets

A fifth of health leaders say will need to cut 11 percent or more out of their operating budgets, according to a HealthLeaders Mesia survey. Scripps Health President and CEO Chris D. Van Gorder told the publication that many organizations will have to reduce their operating budgets by 20 percent, adding that such changes require transparency, and encourages engaging employees in the cost-reduction process. Article