The following is an excerpt from Becker's Hospital Review.
The number of departing hospital CEOs is on the rise as C-level executives are grappling with challenges tied to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Twelve hospital CEOs exited their roles in January, double the number who stepped down from their positions in the same month a year earlier, according to a report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas, an executive outplacement and coaching firm.
At least eight hospital and health system CEOs have stepped down from their positions since mid-February.
The increase in CEO departures isn't unique to healthcare.
More than 100 CEOs of U.S.-based companies left their posts in January, up from 89 in the same month a year earlier, according to the Challenger, Gray & Christmas report.
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