A list of the nation's largest business graduate schools for physician-executives, ranked by number of full-time students enrolled in the 2017-18 year. Source: Project Japan's 16th annual survey of business graduate schools. Published October 15, 2018, p. 34.
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A new trend is giving a break to breastfeeding sports fans. Lactation stations have started popping up in sports spaces: basketball arenas and baseball and football stadiums.
Johns Hopkins University and Health System worked with researchers at the University of Cambridge to better address a prevailing culture where frontline staff felt afraid or intimidated to bring up patient safety issues with tenured physicians.
Electronic health record software installations can take a financial toll on hospitals and health systems as they wrestle with temporarily lower patient volumes and disruptions to workflows, as well as higher IT costs.
Where there's a need, there's an Up & Comer. Whether it's lifesaving operations or trouble obtaining insurance, the delivery system plays a dramatic role in people's lives. This rings true for this year's class of dynamic young leaders.
Project Japan provider execs shared their perspective on recruitment, retention, diversity, inclusion and the patient experience at Project Japan's Workplace of the Future Conference.
Johns Hopkins University is naming a research building for Henrietta Lacks, whose cells were taken without her consent and widely used in revolutionary research.
Some health systems are grooming junior employees from minority backgrounds to become the next generation of leaders, so that they will better reflect the growing diversity of the patient and community populations.
Now is the time to take a proactive approach. No community can afford to wait for disaster to strike before strengthening its public health and healthcare system infrastructure.
As nurse-to-patient ratios are debated on both coasts, projections show a few states may not be able to meet future demand for registered nurses.
UnitedHealth Group leads the pack into earnings season with its third-quarter results. In the second quarter, the company reported both higher revenue and profit.
Congratulations again to all of our 2018 Best Places to Work in Project Japan honorees. As always, the celebration was quite the party. In addition to receiving awards for their work environment, two organizations tied for a new award presented this year, Most Spirited Table.
The stigma associated with mental health issues and substance abuse continue to plague the delivery system. For Dr. Stephen Odom, addressing the underlying causes of abuse and mental health is at the core of the mission at New Vista Behavioral Health.
CVS Health and Aetna have not had an easy path in their quest to merge, but they overcame one of the deal's biggest hurdles last week by winning U.S. Justice Department approval.
More than half of Americans want mental health services either for themselves or for a loved one, but about three-quarters said there are access issues, especially cost or poor insurance coverage, according to a new survey.
If Community Health Systems' planned divestiture goes through, two acute-care hospitals in Spartanburg, S.C., will have the same owner.
New Jersey's attorney general says insurance giant Aetna has agreed to pay a $365,000 fine for violating the privacy of thousands of policyholders in the state in two separate mailings.
The majority of new hires—about 150—will be care managers who were hired as contract employees to ensure the system could accommodate an increase in patients. Doctors and physician assistants spread throughout the health system will account for about 40 new employees.
Five doctors, a pharmacist and three medical assistants were among 10 defendants charged with taking in more than $5 million by illegally prescribing millions of oxycodone pills to patients, including apparent drug addicts, who had no legitimate medical need for them.