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  1. 12 new chief physician executives, physicians-in-chief in 2023

    Here are 12 chief physician executive and physician-in-chief appointments that Becker's reported on in 2023: 
  2. New York system hit with $120M malpractice verdict 

    Valhalla, N.Y.-based Westchester Medical Center must pay $120 million for a medical malpractice suit that claimed it failed to timely diagnose and treat a patient.
  3. 32 new physician presidents in 2023

    Here are 32 physicians who were appointed to president roles that Becker's has reported on in 2023:

The art of simplicity: How to streamline patient access and reduce staff burden?

Patients are demanding simpler care experiences. See how leading systems are meeting this expectation — while also reducing staff burden — here. 
  1. New Wisconsin bill could allow physician assistants to practice in multiple states

    Wisconsin governor Tony Evers has signed a bill making it easier for physician assistants to receive interstate credentials, Wisconsin Public Radio reported Dec. 11.
  2. Limited resources among the biggest challenges for physicians in 2024

    Learning to work with limited resources will be the name of the game for physicians in 2024.
  3. How staffing shortages have changed medicine

    Seven healthcare providers recently joined Becker's to share how ongoing staffing shortages and layoffs have affected how they practice medicine.
  4. Female physicians by net worth

    The largest portion of female physicians have a net worth below $500,000, while the largest portion of male physicians have a net worth between $2 and $5 million, according to Medscape's 2023 "Female Physician Wealth and Debt Report."

Managing Patient Throughput with AI: Unlocking Capacity

Managing patient throughput shouldn't still be a struggle in 2022. See how modern hospitals are cutting time to admission here.
  1. 10 must-read Q+As of 2023

    Several physicians and industry leaders connected with Becker's in 2023 to discuss key trends, goals and plans for the future. 
  2. The healthiest states in 2023

    Colorado is the healthiest state, according to recent data published Dec. 5 by the United Health Foundation.
  3. Ohio physician charged in $14M Medicare fraud scheme in Washington

    A physician currently based in Ohio has been charged in a $14 million Medicare and Tricare fraud scheme in Washington.
  4. Emory Healthcare Physician Division names president

    Penny Castellano, MD, has been appointed president of the Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare Physician Division and interim director of Emory Clinic.

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

Don't force patients to navigate "hospital labyrinths" alone. See how Orlando VA Medical Center aims to reduce late appointments via a major wayfinding project here.
  1. 111 chief medical officer appointments | 2023

    Here are 111 chief medical appointments that Becker's has reported on in 2023:
  2. 5 numbers keeping physicians up at night

    Here are five key statistics that are concerning physicians this year:
  3. The top health systems of 2023, per Fortune + Premier

    Fortune and PINC AI have collaborated to identify the top health systems of the year, with the Mayo Clinic topping the list.
  4. Female physicians' top expenses

    Mortgage on their primary residence was the leading expense female physicians reported paying down in Medscape's 2023 "Female Physician Wealth and Debt Report."
  5. The specialties with the highest, lowest pay jumps in 10 years

    Nephrologists saw the lowest annual salary increase in the last 10 years — a bump of only $49,000 — while the pay for plastic surgeons increased by more than $300,000, according to Medscape's "Physician Compensation Report" for 2013 and 2023.
  6. States ranked by health outcomes | 2023

    Hawaii is the state with the best health outcomes, according to data published by the United Health Foundation Dec. 5.
  7. Women's health providers by state | 2023

    Alaska has the most women's health providers per capita, according to data released by the United Health Foundation on Dec. 5.
  8. Trinity Health names regional chief medical officer

    St. Mary’s Health Care System, an Athens, Ga.-based member of Trinity Health, has appointed Eric Schuck, MD, its chief medical officer.
  9. Man sentenced in $7M healthcare fraud scheme 

    A Tulsa, Okla., man has been sentenced to 54 months in prison for a $7 million healthcare fraud scheme.

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