Turning over in their suites. At 15%, hospital CEO turnover has barely wavered in the past five years, and it's expected to stay that way for a while.Mod Healthc. 2007 Apr 09; 37(15):6-7, 15, 1.MH
Hospitals saw nearly the same rate of turnover among CEOs last year-15%-as they've experienced in the previous five years, according to the American College of Healthcare Executives. But some say that's too high, and the industry has begun taking some measures to retain their top execs. Consultant Jim Nelson, left, says recently he's seen more hospitals offering incentives for CEOs to stay than in all prior years.