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High CEO pay based on performance, not greed, say defenders

Despite the mounting backlash against increasing healthcare CEO pay, attributing it merely to greed is an oversimplification, according to Becker's Hospital Review.

Cleveland Clinic's Cosgrove, other health experts aid in VA search for new leader

The government wants input from a panel of nine healthcare industry experts and leaders to help select a new for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary--and one of the panelists is Cleveland Clinic President and CEO Delos "Toby" Cosgrove, M.D., who recently turned down the job, Reuters reported.

3 ways to improve CEO recruitment

The recruitment process for healthcare CEOs and executives needs a "fundamental shift," argues an opinion piece in Becker's Hospital Review.

How Virginia Mason plans to implement, optimize CPOE

Arthur James Bender, M.D., medical director of health information at Virginia Mason Medical Center, believes that ongoing CPOE implementation efforts at his Seattle-based hospital can lead to improvements for both patients and providers.

Hospital pulls from exec bonuses to give employee raises

In an effort to boost employee morale and provide a living wage, one Texas hospital is using money once designated for executive bonuses to give it's frontline employees a raise, according to  Think Progress.

Should physician background checks be mandatory?

A doctor accused of sexually assaulting a patient earlier this year brings the issues of physician background checks into the spotlight in Maryland and 12 other states around the country that don't conduct background checks, according to the  Baltimore Sun. 

Physicians ready to step up as healthcare leaders

In an era of steep healthcare challenges, hospitals ask physicians to lead their organizations through myriad unprecedented changes. 

Hospital IT execs increasingly embrace the cloud

Hospital IT executives increasingly turn to the cloud to lower maintenance costs while trying to meet their growing technology needs, according to a new survey published today by HIMSS Analytics.

St. Luke's appeals judge's ruling to unwind physician acquisition

St. Luke's Health System in Idaho  filed an appeal last week to reverse U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill's   decision to unwind the physician acquisition of Saltzer Medical Group, according to court documents filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Provider: Lack of alignment between reimbursement, care quality holds telemedicine back

Despite the continued emergence of telemedicine as a way treat patients, hurdles such as outdated payment models continue to hinder its progress, according to one provider advocate.