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News by Topic: Governance of healthcare organizations

Feb 1, 2023 - Announces Bolivar General Hospital of Bolivar, Tennessee along with CEO Ruby Kirby as the 2022 recipient of the Rural Hospital Leadership Team Award. The award recognizes outstanding leadership, responsiveness to a community's health needs, and a collaborative process that has led to measurable outcomes. Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, New Hampshire and CEO Don Caruso, as well as Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital and Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital in Oregon, and CEO Lesley Ogden, were finalists for the award.
Source: American Hospital Association
Jan 3, 2023 - Becker's Hospital Review list of rural hospital CFOs notable for their leadership roles and accomplishments. Includes brief biographical information for each one, who were nominated for the award.
Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Dec 20, 2022 - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is for the first time releasing ownership data for all Medicare-certified hospitals. This will allow anyone to review information on the ownership of more than 7,000 hospitals certified to participate in the Medicare program on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services website.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services