TENET HEALTHCARE: Tweaks Hospital Management Structure
In an effort to "hold down costs and improve internal communication," Santa Barbara-based Tenet Healthcare Corp. said yesterday it will revamp the management structure at its 130 hospitals and tighten up its chain of command, the Bloomberg News/Los Angeles Times reports. The No. 2 hospital chain said the change comes as the company aims to streamline administration and allow "divisional leaders to focus on fewer hospitals." Five Tenet executives were named executive vice presidents Monday (5/4).This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.