Leadership

Sep 20, 2018
Pictured above: Will and Charlie Mayo with their father, William Worrall Mayo. On the evening of Sept. 25, PBS will air another documentary by Ken Burns. Developed with long-time collaborators Erik and Christopher Ewers, its focus is Mayo Clinic. It is an extraordinary tribute to one of the world'…
Sep 20, 2018
Health care strategists thrive on the leading edge of change – creating new experiences, forging innovative partnerships and driving organizational change and success. The Society for Health Care Strategy & Market Development’s annual conference October 7-10 in Seattle will help those in the…
Sep 19, 2018
Hackers are after hospitals’ and health systems’ information security systems and data like never before. And John Riggi, AHA’s senior adviser for cybersecurity and risk, is here to help protect them. Riggi joined the AHA in February after a stint as a cybersecurity consultant and nearly three…
Sep 18, 2018
Richard Davis selected CEO of Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit  Henry Ford Health System has selected Davis as CEO of Detroit-based Henry Ford Hospital beginning Nov. 15. He replaces John Popovich, Jr., M.D., who retired earlier this year. Davis, who is coming from Johns Hopkins Medicine, also…
Sep 13, 2018
Nancy Howell Agee: America's opioid problem is overwhelming – here’s how I keep hope and urgency to act More than 72,000 people died of a drug overdose last year – most of them due to opioids – and hospitals and health systems across the country are working hard to tackle the opioid epidemic,…
Sep 13, 2018
On Thursdays, we highlight an oral history featuring a health care leader who shaped the past and laid the foundation for the future. Since 1978, the AHA has conducted more than 100 interviews as part of this project, and transcripts are available in the oral history collection on the AHA’s…
Sep 11, 2018
The AHA’s Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Management has elected Dee Donatelli, acting principal at Dee Donatelli Consulting LLC, as the 2019 AHRMM Board chair-elect. The AHA professional membership group for health care supply chain professionals also elected to its board as…
Sep 11, 2018
A nationally-recognized leader in hospital/physician relations and clinical integration, Nicholas Wolter, M.D., former CEO of Billings Clinic in Billings, Mont., died Sept. 7. He was 70.  Wolter, a pulmonary/critical care physician, served as CEO of Billings Clinic from 1997 to 2017. Early on…
Sep 11, 2018
Nominations form for the 2019 AHA Leadership Awards. Distinguished Service Award Board of Trustees Award Award of Honor Honorary Life Membership Justin Ford Kimball Innovators Award
Sep 11, 2018
Sam Hazen named CEO of HCA Healthcare in Nashville effective Jan. 1.  The HCA Healthcare board of directors has chosen Hazen, who currently serves as president and chief operating officer of HCA Healthcare, to succeed R. Milton Johnson as CEO effective Jan. 1, 2019. Hazen also has been…