Entrepreneurial CEOs are finding inspiration abroad

Health care CEOs are employing lessons learned abroad here in the U.S.

Social Determinants

Outlook on Addressing Social Isolation and Loneliness Report

Social isolation and loneliness are emerging social health problems and are also the strongest predictor of health care dissatisfaction. And while the terms are often used together, it’s important to understand the difference.

New Entrants

How Project Adirondack Came to Fruition

Maureen O’Connor, President of and formerly an executive with Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina, and Rob Coppedge, CEO of Echo Health Ventures, recall how Project Adirondack emerged.


New price transparency rules can help health care transformation become unstuck

Why CEOs should back the new price transparency rules despite short term obstacles and the public complaints that are against them.


Many CEOs say pricing in health care is too complex to be transparent

Reaction from the health care industry to the recent rules on health care pricing transparency has been mostly negative and cynical. Here’s why some CEOs are saying pricing is too complex to be transparent and the rules could even create higher prices.


Rural health care in the age of CVS and Walmart: An interview with Marshfield Clinic CEO Susan Turney

Turney discusses how she went from practicing physician to a CEO, the biggest risk she has ever taken, returning to her rural health care roots and the threat that CVS-Aetna and Walmart pose. 


Leading an enterprise pivot toward consumer-centered care: An interview with AdventHealth CEO Terry Shaw

Health Evolution Editor-in-Chief Tom Sullivan spoke with Terry Shaw about what AdventHealth has achieved in the first year-and-a-half of the transition to patient-centric care, the public promises it is working on for its patient population and more.

New Entrants

Entrepreneurial health care CEOs are finding inspiration abroad

Academic researchers suggest that innovation from other countries could cut care delivery costs by up to 50 percent. Some CEOs are taking this to heart and employing lessons learned abroad here in the U.S.

Social Determinants

Health care’s role in improving the local economy: An interview with Carilion Clinic CEO Nancy Howell Agee

Agee discusses how becoming an integrated delivery network set the stage for Carilion’s partnership and initiatives to transform the Roanoke, Virginia region into an innovation corridor.


Allina Health CEO Penny Wheeler on removing inefficiencies within health care

Penny Wheeler says that the 80% of care the health system provides could be “done in other settings.” Here’s how she thinks these inefficiencies can be addressed.

New Entrants

Is big tech outpacing health care for top talent?

Technology titans are no longer entirely new to health care. Yet now more than ever, CEOs find themselves competing with big tech for personnel. Provider CEOs and recruiters offer advice about attracting talented employees even with fewer resources than large vendors.

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