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Welcoming the Class of 2025 Academy GE Finance Fellows

  Cindy Cannon VP of Financial Planning Mass General Brigham Carolyn Coggins VP, Finance Strategy Planning & Analytics Legacy Health Melissa Damm Division CFO, Central Providence     Kelly Dornheggen Sr. Director, Operational Finance TriHealth Sean Fadden VP of Finance, Peaks Region Intermountain Health Sheri Feeney CFO, Clinical Network Operations & Clinical Institutes Providence   […]

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Welcoming the Physician Leadership Program Class of 2023

  Andrea Abbott Medical Director for Cancer Quality and Comprehensive Breast Program MUSC Health Alison Bartfield Medical Director, Senior Strategy Service Line; Interim VP, Quality & Clinical Effectiveness Baptist Health Nicole Berwald Medical Director Staten Island University Hospital (site CMO), Northwell Health     Kevin G. Billingsley Chief Medical Officer Yale Cancer Center, Smilow Cancer […]

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Making Culture Concrete: Your Foundation for a Healthy Hybrid Workforce

  In our previous article, we discussed the need for a remote work strategy and outlined the key steps to develop a robust strategy. Of the four steps, health system executives repeatedly identify culture as particularly challenging to get right. And we get it. Culture can seem like an elusive and slippery idea. But let’s […]

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Remote Work is Here to Stay: Develop Your Strategy Now

  Two-thirds of full-time U.S. workers report they would immediately start looking for a new job with flexibility if their ability to work from home was taken away—and 39% would quit.1 Clearly, based on this data and other sources, remote work is here to stay. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the move to remote work for […]

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Communication: The Key to Maximizing Your Total Rewards Investment

  In our first article in this series, we talked about building your total rewards strategy. Now, let’s dig into some questions to gut-check whether it is working: Are your employees consistently maximizing the benefits available to them? Are your employees and broader community recognizing your organization’s investments in employee benefits? Is your total rewards […]

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Trends and Profiles of New Leading Health System CEOs

Number of New Leading Health System CEOs Doubled Compared to 2021 Leading Health Systems (LHS) saw CEO turnover double in 2022, with 24 new CEOs starting compared to 12 in the year before. In 2020 and 2021, executives delayed planned transitions or retirements to manage the pandemic. However, the 2022 turnover rate more closely reflected […]

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Total Rewards: Your Untapped Strategy for Workforce Engagement & Retention

Healthcare’s labor market has never been more challenging. Thoughtful investment in a total rewards strategy is an often overlooked, underutilized way to address your workforce engagement and retention issues. We are all familiar with today’s healthcare challenges. Persistent labor shortages, rising inflation and narrowing margins are crippling health systems’ best efforts to maintain a healthy […]

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What are Chief Nursing and Human Resource Officers Prioritizing in 2023?

As we all know, rising costs coupled with slowing revenue are resulting in operating margin challenges for health systems. These headwinds are expected to prevail in 2023, impacting health systems’ ability to grow. Recently, The Academy held three days of strategic forum discussions with CNOs and CHROs from Leading Health Systems to discuss these challenges […]

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Leadership Development Programs Call for Nominations

The Academy GE Fellows Program, The Academy AWS Technology Fellows Program, and The Physician Leadership Program help organizations build leadership depth through a responsive curriculum informed by top-of-mind Leading Health System (LHS) C-suite executive priorities. The Academy GE Fellows Program: a two-year program for administrative, financial, nurse and/or physician executives who are one to three steps away from filling a corporate […]

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Podcast: Attracting and Retaining Talent During the ‘Great Reimagining’