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  1. Austin, Texas chief medical officer tapped for nationally funded pandemic research team

    Austin, Texas chief medical officer Mark Escott, MD, has been named a project leader for the University of Texas Austin Center for Pandemic Decision Science, a team being assembled with a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation. 
  2. More than 30% of physicians leaving organizations blame burnout: report

    Providers who leave their organizations cite burnout as the main contributor 33 percent of the time, a report published Oct. 18 by the Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment found. 
  3. A physician talent expert's key to success

    For Christy Bray Ricks, vice president of provider talent at Ardent Health in Nashville, Tenn., intentional touchpoints are the key to maintaining a centralized team. 

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  1. Which states are struggling to find physician specialists

    According to the most recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, several states have under 100 physicians for specialties including ophthalmology, cardiology and pediatrics. 
  2. HealthEdge expands Dr. Sandhya Gardner's role

    Sandhya Gardner, MD, a chief medical officer at Burlington, Mass.-based digital healthcare provider HealthEdge, has been promoted from chief medical officer of HealthEdge's software, Wellframe, to chief medical officer of HealthEdge's clinical solutions. 
  3. Private equity amasses 245 healthcare transactions in Q3

    A total of 245 private equity transactions took place in the third quarter of 2022, a 12 percent increase year over year, according to a report from business intelligence company Irving Levin Associates.  
  4. Revance names Dr. David Hollander as chief medical officer

    Biotech company Revance has named David Hollander, MD, as its chief medical officer in charge of clinical development, data science, medical affairs, innovation and regulatory affairs.

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  1. BayCare names Dr. Sowmya Viswanathan chief medical officer

    Clearwater, Fla.-based BayCare Health System appointed Sowmya Viswanathan, MD, as vice president and chief medical officer of its group of St. Joseph hospitals in Tampa, Fla. 
  2. Female physician pay by practice setting

    Female physicians in an office-based single-specialty group practice are paid more than female physicians in any other practice setting, according to Medscape's 2022 "Female Physician Compensation Report."
  3. New York to allocate $2.4M to diversify physician workforce

    New York's Department of Health is investing more than $2.4 million to help bring students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to the medical field. 
  4. Dr. Julia Joseph-Di Caprio starts nonprofit clinic for treating underserved communities

    Julia Joseph-Di Caprio, MD, has opened a nonprofit clinic in St. Paul, Minn., Leap Pediatric and Adolescent Care, to provide healthcare for families who face barriers to health and wellness, according to an Oct. 15 report from the Star Tribune. 

2 tech leaders on Orlando VA Medical Center's path to innovation

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  1. 2 Yale physicians awarded grants for cancer research

    Juan Vasquez, MD, and Vidya Puthenpura, MD — both pediatric cancer researchers at Yale Cancer Center and Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn. — were awarded $300,000 and $200,000, respectively, for research. 
  2. 10 recent CEO appointments

    Here are 10 CEO appointments Becker's has reported on since Oct. 7:
  3. The nurse shortage by the numbers

    Here are eight stats highlight the nursing shortage that physician leaders need to know:
  4. 4 recent studies to know

    A recent study found that the FDA's customary Friday drug safety alerts could prevent more deaths and drug complications if they occurred on other weekdays.
  5. Caris Life Sciences taps new chief medical officer

    Molecular science and technology healthcare company Caris Life Sciences has appointed George Sledge, MD, as an executive vice president and its chief medical officer. 
  6. Dr. Cynthia Matossian named chief medical officer of Visiox Pharma

    Cynthia Matossian, MD, has been appointed chief medical officer of Visiox Pharma, an ophthalmic drug company. 
  7. Prior authorization by the numbers

    Prior authorization requirements often hurt physicians' ability to provide care. Here are six key statistics on prior authorization:
  8. Dr. Luna Mehrain appointed Maternova chief medical officer

    Luna Mehrain, MD, has been appointed chief medical officer of maternal and infant health company Maternova. 
  9. Dr. Adam Gordon named UAB endowed faculty scholar

    The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry named Adam Gordon, OD, its CooperVision endowed faculty scholar in myopia control and contact lenses. 

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