The healthcare industry is undergoing major changes, but Helen Darling says the providers and payers who comprise much of the industry aren’t doing enough to control costs and improve quality.
Helen Darling: A strong voice for employers in the healthcare debate
In her travels around the world as the president and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Maureen Bisognano has discovered something: healthcare reform isn’t an exclusively American issue.
Profiles in Leadership: Healthcare reform a worldwide need, Bisognano says
A lot of the dialogue about healthcare reform is focused on cost, but Sally Jeffcoat, president and CEO of Saint Alphonsus Health System in Boise, Idaho, says she thinks there’s an equally important element that is being overshadowed.
Profiles in Leadership: Jeffcoat at ease under reform’s pressures
If healthcare has anything like the Good Housekeeping seal of approval, it is probably accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, the organization that Margaret “Peggy” O’Kane founded in 1990.
Profiles in Leadership: Peggy O’Kane’s passion for superior care keeps industry on its toes
As long as she can remember, Joanne Conroy has been a risk taker. But the biggest roll of the dice of her career may have come in 2008, when she resigned as a hospital president to become chief healthcare officer for the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
Profiles in Leadership: Risk means reward for AAMC's Joanne Conroy