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Archive for November, 2017

Top heart hospitals zero in on continuum of care

Icon Written by Alex on November 9, 2017 – 8:49 am

Before cardiac surgery patients are discharged from St. Luke’s Boise (Idaho) Medical Center, they are referred to the hospital’s cardiac rehabilitation program. The 12-week program offers routine monitoring by clinicians for patients who recently underwent open-heart surgery, a valve replacement or any other type of cardiac procedure. The rehab center is staffed with a multidisciplinary […]



Anthem CEO Joseph Swedish to retire

Icon Written by Alex on November 3, 2017 – 9:16 pm

Joseph Swedish is retiring from his post as CEO of Anthem, the second-largest health insurer in the nation.  Swedish will be succeeded by Gail Boudreaux, the former CEO of UnitedHealth Group’s insurance arm.   The leadership shift has been in the works for a year, Swedish said, and the company plans to make the announcement Monday. It […]