Up & Comers 2018: What's past is prologue for the next generation of leaders

Where there's a need, there's an Up & Comer. Whether it's lifesaving operations or trouble obtaining insurance, the delivery system plays a dramatic role in people's lives. This rings true for this year's class of dynamic young leaders. more

10/13/2018

Q&A: New Vista CEO Dr. Stephen Odom says healthcare needs to be relational, not transactional

The stigma associated with mental health issues and substance abuse continue to plague the delivery system. For Dr. Stephen Odom, addressing the underlying causes of abuse and mental health is at the core of the mission at New Vista Behavioral... more

10/13/2018

Johns Hopkins, Cambridge work together on healthcare culture of safety

Johns Hopkins University and Health System worked with researchers at the University of Cambridge to better address a prevailing culture where frontline staff felt afraid or intimidated to bring up patient safety issues with tenured physicians. more

10/13/2018

Commentary: Health systems must respond to climate change now

Now is the time to take a proactive approach. No community can afford to wait for disaster to strike before strengthening its public health and healthcare system infrastructure. more

10/13/2018

Fostering diversity for the next generation of healthcare leaders

Some health systems are grooming junior employees from minority backgrounds to become the next generation of leaders, so that they will better reflect the growing diversity of the patient and community populations. more

10/13/2018

Timeline: CVS Health and Aetna inches away from merging

CVS Health and Aetna have not had an easy path in their quest to merge, but they overcame one of the deal's biggest hurdles last week by winning U.S. Justice Department approval. more

10/13/2018

Individualized approach to employee engagement improves culture

Healthcare provider execs shared their perspective on recruitment, retention, diversity, inclusion and the patient experience at Modern Healthcare's Workplace of the Future Conference. more

10/13/2018

Week Ahead: Kicking off earnings season

UnitedHealth Group leads the pack into earnings season with its third-quarter results. In the second quarter, the company reported both higher revenue and profit. more

10/13/2018

No end in sight: EHRs hit hospitals' bottom lines with uncertain benefits

Electronic health record software installations can take a financial toll on hospitals and health systems as they wrestle with temporarily lower patient volumes and disruptions to workflows, as well as higher IT costs. more

10/13/2018

Johns Hopkins building to be 
named in honor of Henrietta Lacks

Johns Hopkins University is naming a research building for Henrietta Lacks, whose cells were taken without her consent and widely used in revolutionary research. more

10/13/2018