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  1. How are physicians coping with burnout?

    Sixty-three percent of physicians reported being burned out for 13 months or more, according to a survey published Jan. 27 by Medscape.
  2. 13 new CEOs, presidents in January

    Here are 13 newly appointed presidents and CEOs reported by Becker's since Jan. 3:
  3. Pardee UNC Health Care oncologist named to state advisory committee

    S. Yaseen Zia, MD, a radiation oncologist at Pardee UNC Health Care in Hendersonville, N.C., has been appointed by the governor to serve on the North Carolina Advisory Committee on Cancer Coordination and Control.

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. Hospital for Special Surgery names Dr. Bryan Kelly 1st surgeon CEO

    Bryan Kelly, MD, will become the first surgeon to be appointed president and CEO of Hospital for Special Surgery, an academic medical system focused on musculoskeletal health based in New York City.
  2. St. Jude's names Dr. Julie Park oncology chair

    Julie Park, MD, has been appointed chair of the department of oncology for St. Jude's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
  3. UW Medicine appoints Dr. Ajay Gopal chair in cancer care

    Ajay Gopal, MD, has been named the Stephen Petersdorf Endowed Chair in cancer care at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.
  4. University of Tennessee names Dr. Mary Billstrand chair of anesthesiology

    Mary Billstrand, MD, has been named chair of the department of anesthesiology in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine in Memphis. She will assume the role April 1.

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. Dr. Greg Ford named dean of 3 departments at Daemon University

    Greg Ford, PhD, was selected to serve as the inaugural dean of Amhurst, N.Y.-based Daemon University's College of Health Professions. 
  2. Novant Health physician executive laid off

    Philip Brown, MD, physician at Wilmington, N.C.-based Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center, has been let go from his position by the health system, NBC affiliate WECT reported Jan. 25. 
  3. Dr. Sarah Lopez to serve as Zócalo Health's 1st Latina chief medical officer

    Zócalo Health, a Seattle-based healthcare provider group designed for Latino patients, appointed Sarah Lopez, MD, its chief medical officer. 
  4. 4 physicians appointed to boards

    Here are four physicians joining the boards of companies and organizations Becker's has reported on since Jan. 18. 

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. What Geisinger leaders are doing to stop hospital violence

    Workplace violence in medicine has skyrocketed since 2020, with 10.4 in 10,000 healthcare workers experiencing nonfatal workplace violence, according to a Jan. 26 report from the American Medical Association. 
  2. Duo Health appoints Dr. Jay Shah chief growth officer

    Dr. Jay Shah has been appointed chief growth officer of Duo Health, a medical group focusing on patients with chronic and end-stage kidney disease.
  3. PacificSource Health names Dr. John Espinola president, CEO

    John Espinola, MD, has been named president and CEO of PacificSource Health, a community health plan serving patients in Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Washington. He will take the position effective April 3.
  4. Dr. Peter Rosenberg named chief of medical staff at Huntington Hospital

    Peter Rosenberg, MD, has been elected chief of medical staff at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, Cal.
  5. Dr. Faisal Quereshy named president of the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery

    Faisal Quereshy, MD, DDS, has been named president of the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery. 
  6. Unity Health appoints Dr. Stephanie Cox-Batson chief medical officer

    Stephanie Cox-Batson, MD, has been named chief medical officer of Unity Health Care, a healthcare network treating an estimated 100,000 patients in Washington, D.C., across nearly 30 health sites.
  7. Dr. Mazia Shafi joins Southwest Medical in Nevada

    Dr. Mazia Shafi has joined the team of Las Vegas-based Southwest Medical, Nevada Business reported Jan. 24. 
  8. American Oncology Network shakes up board of managers

    Stephen Divers, MD, and Dr. Vance Wright-Browne have been appointed to the board of managers for the American Oncology Network, a network of physicians and other healthcare providers established in 2018.
  9. Dr. Kenji Saito joins Harvard MedTech advisory board

    Kenji Saito, MD, JD, has joined the medical advisory board for Harvard MedTech, a digital health company. 

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