Leadership

Jul 2, 2018
Change and disruption are constant in health care these days. We need leaders with vision, knowledge, and skills to manage uncertainty and promote value-based care, culture change, and resilience. The AHA Healthcare Transformation Fellowship is an opportunity for health care leaders to tackle key…
Jul 18, 2018
Michael Mullins Named CEO for St. John Health System, Tulsa, OK. Ascension named Mullins Ministry Market Executive for St. John Health System. Mullins will serve as chief executive for all of St. John’s sites of care, which include seven hospitals and more than 90 health care clinics and medical…
Jul 17, 2018
Representatives from organizations that have helped lead the national charge on diversity and inclusiveness in health care recently reflected on how their organizations have evolved and the role they have played in these efforts.   At last month’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity…
Jul 11, 2018
Every top business executive faces day-to-day worries that don’t go away — competition, supply and demand, personnel management, and on and on. But those pale compared to sector-wide seismic shifts that threaten to disrupt whole enterprises or industries. Our firm asked senior leaders in health…
Jul 10, 2018
Before entering health care leadership, AHA Board Member Peter Wright, CEO of Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, NH, was a police officer, ski resort manager, a coin buyer, and grew up working in his mother’s restaurant. But it was health care that stuck. “One very sunny December day, I just…
Jul 6, 2018
Hospital and health system leaders are invited to apply for the AHA's Health Care System Transformation Fellowship. The nine-month program strategically aligns with AHA's Value Initiative to provide training in leadership and value-based strategies to tackle the key issues and disruptors affecting…
Jul 6, 2018
This week we paused to celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s independence. While July 4th is, for many, a chance to relax with family and friends and enjoy a short summer break, it’s also an opportunity to reflect. Our founding fathers exhibited immense courage when they declared their…
Jul 5, 2018
In a previous article, I shared perspectives on affiliations from an academic medical center. This article looks at affiliations from the vantage point of community hospitals and physicians. For purposes of these articles, I've defined an affiliation as "any relationship between otherwise…
Jul 3, 2018
There was a time when bringing even one IT executive into a C-level position seemed like an exotic idea, and only the most forward-thinking hospitals and health systems had a chief information officer (CIO). Now, an organization may have a growing family of “chiefs” running its data-related…
Jun 26, 2018
Justin Selle Selected as President and CEO of HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital, Sheboygan, WI. HSHS St. Nicholas announced Selle as its new president and CEO, effective Aug. 20. Most recently, Selle served as CEO of Pike County Memorial Hospital in Louisiana, MO.   Dale Hustedt Named CEO of…