Workforce

Mar 1, 2017
There is a critical need to elevate the discussion around workforce planning and development to ensure that it becomes a standing component of comprehensive strategic planning for hospitals and health systems, and not just a response to a crisis situation. The AHA's 2016 Committee on Performance…
Sep 17, 2018
*/ Back to Work David Shulkin, the former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs secretary, will become chief innovation officer and a strategic advisor at Sanford Health, Sioux Falls, S.D. He will focus on research and Sanford's Imagentics, Chip, Profile and World Clinic.
Sep 10, 2018
Federal antitrust enforcers issued guidelines for human resources departments in October 2016 warning that agreements among companies—including hospitals and health care organizations—that limit competition for employees violate the antitrust laws.
Sep 10, 2018
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.16% in August to a seasonally adjusted 5,189,300 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. That's 8,200 more people than in July and 94,600 more than a year ago. Without the seasonal adjustment, which removes the effect of…
Aug 21, 2018
The Hospital Council of Northern and Central California has selected Bryan Bucklew as its new president and CEO. Bucklew has led the Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association in Ohio since 2005. Under his leadership, the organization became a leading voice in Ohio on a variety of health care issues…
Aug 21, 2018
Peter Hahn, M.D., promoted to president and CEO of Metro Health – University of Michigan Health. Metro Health selected Hahn as president and CEO of University Michigan Health effective Oct. 1. Hahn has served as chief medical officer for Metro Health since 2016.  Robert Ross appointed…
Aug 15, 2018
Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., selected as president and CEO of Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees announced that it has elected Farrugia to succeed John Noseworthy, M.D., as president and CEO of the Mayo Clinic. Farrugia is the vice president of the Mayo Clinic and CEO of…
Aug 8, 2018
The Oklahoma Hospital Association has named as its new president effective Sept. 5 Patti Davis, who most recently served as senior vice president of external affairs at Oklahoma City-based OU Medicine. Davis replaces Craig Jones, who will retire Aug. 31 after 21 years leading OHA. Before…
Aug 7, 2018
Health care human resources leaders are at the forefront of a constantly evolving health care landscape, and the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration – an AHA professional membership group – is the premier organization supporting HR leaders in the health care field. ASHHRA…