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  1. Guthrie Cortland Medical Center names chief medical officer

    Philip Heavner, MD, has been appointed chief medical officer of Guthrie Cortland Medical Center in Cortland, N.Y., WIVT reported Aug. 2.
  2. Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo to lead NIAID

    The National Institutes of Health named Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, as director of its National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. 
  3. Average internist salary in states with the most, fewest providers per capita

    The national average salary among internal medicine physicians in the U.S. is $225,270. However, salaries vary greatly by state, according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics occupational employment statistics survey.

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  1. BayState Health CEO to retire

    Mark Keroack, MD, has announced plans to retire as CEO of Springfield, Mass.-based Baystate Health in July 2024, Western Mass News reported Aug. 1.
  2. Colorado bill eliminates physician supervision requirement for PAs

    Colorado has passed a bill that expands the ability of physician assistants to practice medicine in physician practices and other health care facilities.
  3. Can outsourcing make your practice more profitable?

    Outsourcing certain staffing needs has become more commonplace in medical practices as staffing shortages persist. In 2017, outsourced "virtual assistants" in healthcare increased by 36 percent, according to a July 31 report from Medscape.
  4. Meet the physicians leading US News' top-ranked hospitals

    For more than 30 years, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the top hospitals in America — with 22 hospitals excelling across most or all types of care.

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  1. 6 Optum moves in 4 weeks

    Here are six Optum moves Becker's reported on in July:
  2. Federal telehealth updates in 2023

    Here are five federal telehealth updates from 2023, according to a July 31 report from JDSupra:
  3. Wellpoint Maryland appoints president

    Darrell Gray, MD, has been named president of Wellpoint Maryland, the leading coordinator of Medicaid managed healthcare benefits in the state and a subsidiary of Elevance Health.
  4. Texas physician faces charges for ivermectin prescription 

    A Fort Worth, Texas-based physician is facing charges for treating a patient's COVID-19 with ivermectin, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported July 28. 

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  1. 15 physicians stepping into C-suite roles in July | 2023

    Here are 15 physicians who took on C-suite roles in July:
  2. 5 states with the most physicians per capita

    Washington, D.C., has the highest number of practicing physicians per capita, according to personal finance site WalletHub. 
  3. 5 states with the fewest physicians per capita

    Idaho has the fewest practicing physicians per capita, according to personal finance site WalletHub. 
  4. 4 state, federal policy moves impacting physicians

    Here are four state and federal policy moves impacting physicians that Becker's reported on in July:
  5. 3 biotech companies name physician chief medical officers

    Three biotechnology companies have named new chief medical officers.
  6. Clinical research company adds executive physician

    Clinical research company WGC appointed Donna Synder, MD, executive physician.
  7. What state's residents lead the healthiest lives?

    Here are the 50 states and District of Columbia ranked by "healthy lives," according to data from the Commonwealth Fund. The metric includes measures of premature death, health status, health risk behaviors and factors, and tooth loss.
  8. 9 leadership updates in 2 weeks

    Here are nine leadership updates Becker's has reported on since July 17:
  9. 5 moves pointing to private equity growth in July

    Here are five stories pointing toward private equity growth Becker's reported on in July:

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