Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. 4 physician employment contract red flags 

    The American Medical Association laid out four red flags young physicians should keep an eye out for when signing employment contracts in an Oct. 6 blog post. 
  2. Dr. Andrew Concoff named Exagen's chief innovation officer

    Autoimmune testing solutions provider Exagen has named Andrew Concoff, MD, as its chief innovation officer. 
  3. 3 physicians join Upstream Bio's advisory team

    Massachusetts-based biotechnology company Upstream Bio has added three new physicians to its clinical advisory team. 

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. Dr. Amar Desai to lead new CVS Health delivery organization

    CVS Health has appointed Amar Desai, MD, as president of its newly formed delivery organization.
  2. Physician bad behavior outside the workplace 

    In Medscape's 2022 "Physicians Behaving Badly" report, physicians laid out the worst behavior they have witnessed from colleagues outside of the workplace 
  3. Why med students are choosing their specialties 

    In its "Medical Student Lifestyle Report 2022," Medscape surveyed medical students on why they've chosen their specialties. 
  4. Banner Health hires Dr. Michael Kupferman

    Phoenix-based Banner Health has hired Michael Kupferman, MD, as senior vice president of physician enterprise.

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. Adam Seidner joins Harvard Medtech Advisory Board

    Adam Seidner, MD, a medical policy developer with a focus on worker's compensation and disability management, has been added to Harvard MedTech's (Las Vegas) advisory board. 
  2. 4 ways healthcare leaders can prepare for future pandemics

    When COVID-19 hit the U.S. in 2020, many healthcare workers were unprepared for its effects, both physical and financial. According to an Oct. 5 report in Forbes written by Devin Jopp, EdD, CEO of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology, there are four steps leaders can take to prepare for future pandemics: 
  3. Xenetic Biosciences adds Dr. Allan Tsung to its board

    Biopharmaceutical company focusing on hard-to-treat cancers Xenetic Biosciences is adding Allan Tsung, MD, to its scientific advisory board.
  4. Physician shortages: Key stats to know

    Here are six stats on the physician shortages that leaders need to know:

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. NFL Players Association dismisses neurologist who OK'd quarterback for gameplay following head injury

    The National Football League Players Association has dismissed a neurologist who approved Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa for gameplay after he sustained a head injury in a Sept. 25 game against the Buffalo Bills, according to an Oct. 1 report from The New York Times. 
  2. Oncology pharmaceutical company appoints Dr. Markus Puhlmann as chief medical officer

    Oncology therapeutics developer Viewpoint has appointed Markus Puhlmann, MD, as its chief medical officer. 
  3. Data breach affecting 196,000 patients hits Physician's Business Offices

    Management service organization Physician's Business Office filed an official notice of a data breach Sept. 23 that could have affected more than 196,000 patients, according to a report from JDSupra. 
  4. Temple University names trauma surgeon dean

    Trauma surgeon Amy Goldberg, MD, was named the first female dean of Philadelphia-based Temple University's medical school, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sept. 29.
  5. Renowned Canadian heart surgeon joins University Hospitals

    Rakesh Arora, MD, PhD, joined Cleveland-based University Hospitals at its Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute, the health system said Sept. 29.
  6. 10 numbers physician leaders need to know

    Here are 10 numbers pointing to industry trends that physician leaders need to know:
  7. Community Care of West Virginia names chief medical officer

    Kimberly Becher, MD, has been promoted to chief medical officer at Rock Cave-based Community Care of West Virginia, where she has been working as a family physician since 2014, according to a Sept. 29 report from The Inter-Mountain. 
  8. Private equity drove 70% of physician medical group deals last year

    More than half of physician medical group deals involved private equity investors each year from 2017 to 2021, according to VMG Health's Annual Healthcare M&A Report 2022.
  9. 68% of employed physicians think they'll leave their organizations in the next 10 years

    More than half of employed physicians don't plan to stay with their organizations over the next decade, according to Medscape's 2022 "Employed Physicians Report: Loving the Focus, Hating the Bureaucracy."

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