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  1. Dr. Gabriela Salvador named CEO of Maternova

    Maternova, a marketplace for innovative maternal and neonatal medical products, has selected Gabriela Salvador, MD, as its new CEO and member of its board of directors. 
  2. Dr. Nicole Lohr appointed as chair of ACC board of governors

    Nicole Lohr, MD, is now chair for the American College of Cardiology Board of Governors and a secretary of the organization's board of trustees. 
  3. Dr. Elsie Taveras to join Boston board of public health

    Elsie Taveras, MD, chief community health and health equity officer for Boston-based Mass General Brigham health system, has been appointed to the Boston Public Health Commission's Board of Health. 

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. Oklahoma bill would let governor choose medical board members

    A proposed bill would allow Oklahoma's governor to directly appoint members of the board that decides who gets a license to practice medicine in the state and regulates physicians, NPR affiliate KOSU reported March 6. 
  2. Medical groups to CMS: Restart disputed No Surprises Act payment determinations

    Several medical associations are urging CMS to resume independent dispute resolution payment determinations.
  3. Physicians in California, Texas need direct government loan by May 1 for forgiveness

    Physicians in California and Texas must have a direct government loan or consolidate their loans into a direct loan by May 1 to be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, according to a March 6 news release from the California Medical Association.
  4. Columbia University launches program to support biomedical research with $175M gift

    Columbia University in New York City has received a $175 gift to establish the Vagelos Institute for Biomedical Research.

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. OhioHealth partners with Privia Health

    Privia Health has formed a strategic partnership with Columbus-based OhioHealth to launch Privia Medical Group-Ohio. 
  2. Baltimore Ravens physician named outstanding NFL physician

    Andrew Tucker, MD, has been named outstanding team physician by the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society.
  3. Why this physician is worried about consolidation

    As healthcare increasingly consolidates, some healthcare leaders are worried about the effect on patient care. 
  4. Dr. Mark Hyman to join Fountain Life's medical advisory board

    Fountain Life, a preventive healthcare artificial intelligence company, has appointed Mark Hyman, MD, to its medical advisory board. 

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. VillageMD acquires primary care group Starling Physicians, adds 30 locations

    Walgreens-backed VillageMD has continued its expansion into the Northeast through its acquisition of Starling Physicians, a primary care and multispecialty physician group in Connecticut.
  2. Dr. Vladimir Kalinichenko to lead Phoenix Children's Research Institute

    Vladimir Kalinichenko, MD, PhD, has been selected to serve as director of the Phoenix Children's Research Institute at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix.
  3. Spring Health appoints Dr. Mill Brown chief medical officer

    Mill Brown, MD, has been named chief medical officer of Spring Health, the developer of a digital mental healthcare platform.
  4. CVS chief medical officer named chair-elect for American Telemedicine Association board of directors

    Sree Chaguturu, MD, executive vice president and chief medical officer at CVS Health, has been named chair-elect of the American Telemedicine Association's board of directors, according to a March 6 report from MarketScreener.
  5. Harvard professor to lead JAMA Internal Medicine

    Sharon Inouye, MD, has been named editor-in-chief of JAMA Internal Medicine.
  6. 10 Ways to Improve Gender Equity in the Workplace

    March is Women's History Month, and it's a good time for female leaders to think about how they can support women in the workplace and promote greater equality.
  7. 1 in 4 Massachusetts physicians plan to leave the medical field

    A quarter of Massachusetts physicians are planning to leave medicine in coming years, according to the Massachusetts Medical Society's "Supporting MMS Physicians' Well-Being Report." 
  8. 2 medical schools receive grants to improve health access

    Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C., has received four grants from the Duke Endowment totaling over $1.1 million to improve health in communities across the state.
  9. New York physician receives medal of heroism for cardiac response at Buffalo Bills game

    Kevin McGee, DO, was the recipient of the Axon Rise Awards' Jack Cover Medal of Heroism for his response to a cardiac arrest at a Buffalo Bills game, according to a March 2 report from WKBW. 

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