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2011-05-26 00:00:29

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national CEO search for Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) in Harris, N.Y. The top executive search firm in the healthcare market, B. E. Smith placed more than 300 senior-level healthcare executives into organizations worldwide last year. Lenexa, Kan. (PRWEB) May 25, 2011 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated...

2011-05-12 12:34:00

CHICO, Calif., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dan Neumeister, FACHE, principal of Neumeister Healthcare Management Services (NHMS), a regional healthcare management services firm, has been selected by Chase Brexton Health Services (CBHS) of Baltimore, MD to serve as interim chief executive officer (CEO) effective May 1, 2011. Neumeister is serving in this capacity until the health center's CEO Search Committee permanently fills the position. As CBHS's top pick for interim CEO, Neumeister...

2011-05-03 12:56:29

Leading British and Australian researchers have called for a fundamental change in the way western governments encourage innovation. In a controversial new report they argue that, while innovation policy is a major preoccupation of governments in the UK, Australia and the west generally, it does not work as well as it should because it fails to address the biggest hurdles faced by innovators. The report, entitled "ËœState of Uncertainty', was written by Hasan Bakhshi, a director at...

2011-04-28 00:00:28

The Heartland Institute "“ a 27-year-old national nonprofit public policy research organization "“ is pleased to announce Peter Ferrara has joined the organization as senior fellow for entitlement and budget policy. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 The Heartland Institute "“ a 27-year-old national nonprofit public policy research organization "“ is pleased to announce Peter Ferrara has joined the organization as senior fellow for entitlement and budget policy....

2011-04-18 12:50:00

CHICAGO, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Resurrection Health Care President and CEO Sandra Bruce has been named one of the nation's Top 25 Women in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110418/DC84986) The recognition program honors those female healthcare executives who are making a positive difference in the industry. Modern Healthcare accepted nominees from all sectors of the industry, including hospitals, health systems,...

2011-03-07 14:45:00

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recent gasoline and oil price spikes that threaten the nation's fragile economic recovery underline the urgent need to curb U.S. energy use and make a real commitment to energy efficiency as our "first fuel," the Alliance to Save Energy said today. "Uncertain supplies plus ever-increasing worldwide demand can equal unpredictable price spikes," said Alliance President Kateri Callahan, "but energy efficiency can help us change that...

2011-03-04 00:00:29

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Via Christi Hospitals Wichita, located in Wichita, Kan., has hired Linda Goodwin to fill the role of chief nursing officer. A seasoned healthcare executive with nearly 30 years of nursing leadership experience, Goodwin will assume her new duties at Via Christi on April 1, 2011. Lenexa, Kan. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 03, 2011 After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare...

2011-02-22 05:00:00

LENEXA, Kan., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- B. E. Smith today announced that Barbara "Bobbi" Baguhn has joined the firm as vice president, case management. A seasoned executive with more than 25 years of experience in consulting and healthcare leadership, Baguhn will assume her duties at B. E. Smith immediately. In her new role, Baguhn will lead client initiatives to improve performance of integrated case management services. She has served in executive leadership and consulting roles in a...

2011-02-16 08:00:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. ("Apollo") (OTC Bulletin Board: AMEH), a leading provider of hospitalist services to the healthcare community, today announced that it has acquired Aligned Healthcare Group LLC ("Aligned"), a provider of 24-hour physician call centers and specialized care management services to health plans, hospitals and medical groups. In exchange for a 100% ownership interest in Aligned, Apollo will issue 1,000,000 common...

2011-01-28 09:15:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) announced that its 2011 "Woman of the Year" is Freda Lewis-Hall, MD, chief medical officer of Pfizer. In her distinguished 30-year career, Dr. Lewis-Hall has held leadership roles in direct patient care, academics, media, government, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110128/DC38263) "I am deeply honored to be named Woman of the Year by the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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