Where We Live – Hospital CEO pay: How much is too much?

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Last year, CT’s hospital CEOs averaged over $1million in compensation. Yesterday’s Where We Live focused on those salaries and the disconnect with quality of care. The lowest paid CEO in CT – at New Milford Hospital – runs the only CT hospital not penalized this year by Medicare for having too many patients return within 30 days. CT hospitals ranked second worst in the US on readmissions, and are falling behind across quality metrics. But CEO pay rose 17% on average last year. The rest of us averaged 3.1% increases. Hear the conversation online.