What’s the Downside Risk for Hospital Executives?

A physician makes a mistake, commits negligence, and what’s the result? It can be horrific. Malpractice suit. Medical staff discipline. Medical board discipline leading even to loss of licensure. Reputation destroyed. Now ask yourself what happens if a hospital executive, say the CEO of a publicly held hospital chain, commits the equivalent type of error, […]

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Un-Merry Christmas for Another Hospital

Naughty or Nice? This year, Santa brought a lump of coal to Tenet’s Abrazo Maryvale hospital campus. Rumored to be accompanied by the Grinch for extra muscle, he padlocked the 232-bed Phoenix area facility. All kidding aside, the hospital fell victim to, in the words of its spokesman, “dwindling patient volumes.” As a reader of […]

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