Pay For Hospital CEOs Linked More To Technology, Patient Satisfaction Than Quality, Study Finds

Kaiser Health News staff writer Jordan Rau reports: "What do hospital boards value in a chief executive? A new study of CEO pay at nonprofit hospitals finds that executives at institutions that have a lot of fancy medical technology and high patient satisfaction are paid more than their peers. But running a hospital that scores well on keeping more patients alive or providing extensive charity care does not translate into a compensation bump" (Rau, 10/14). Read the story.

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