June 25, 2018

Weekly review: 10 must-read books for the summer, according to Advisory Board experts

Daily Briefing

    The 'cruel irony' of doctors who bully (Monday, June 18)
    Bullying and its "pernicious, even tragic, repercussions" are well known among school-age children, but it's also "far more common than we acknowledge" in the medical field, leading to problems such as burnout and depression, Mikkael Sekeres, director of the Cleveland Clinic's leukemia program, writes for the New York Times.

    The 50 most influential physician leaders, according to Modern Healthcare (Tuesday, June 19)
    FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb topped the list, followed by Marc Harrison, president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare; David Feinberg, president and CEO of Geisinger Health; and leaders at numerous other hospitals and health systems.

    Atul Gawande will lead Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan health care venture (Wednesday, June 20)
    Atul Gawande—a prominent surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital who is widely viewed as an expert on patient safety—will lead the new Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase health care venture, the three companies announced last week.

    10 must-read books for the summer, according to Advisory Board experts (Thursday, June 21)
    In honor of summer's arrival, Advisory Board's experts offer 10 recommendations on what you should read now to become a better leader, think more clearly, and explore contemporary issues within and beyond health care.

    17 hospitals, health systems make the 'Best Places to Work in IT' (Friday, June 22)
    Computerworld's 25th annual list of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT" includes 17 hospitals and health systems.

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