All cardiac care professionals could see more professional development, opportunity.
With the switch to value-based medicine, more nurses are becoming hospital CEOs reads an article published online today in Hospitals & Health Networks Magazine.
Three hospitals in the six-hospital Memorial Healthcare System in Florida are now run by nurses—for RNs, it seems, the career ladder has grown longer, with more nurses climbing higher in healthcare management.
Beyond Florida, an August 2016 article in Becker's Hospital Review listed 33 nurses who transitioned to hospital CEOs.
Why are more hospitals tapping nurses to run the organization? Management competencies are changing, says Lamont Yoder, RN, of the American Organization of Nurse Executives to H&HN Magazine's Maggie Van Dyke.
Continue reading Career ladders getting higher for nurses—what about allied health?
Earlier this week, Healthcare DIVE presented some food for thought about the general trend towards non-profit hospitals closing, being bought out by for-profit organizations, or simply converting to for-profit models.
Also in the news are new IRS rules for non-profit hospitals that crack down on how non-profit hospitals can collect payments and how they can manage patient debt.
The current debt and regulatory climate could be a perfect storm for the non-profit hospital model.
We wanted to ask you, our members, what do you think? Can the non-profit model survive? Is the trend towards for-profit hospitals a positive or a negative? Continue reading to find the survey below.
Continue reading Weigh In: Can the Non-Profit Hospital Model Survive?