Labor ills, budget gap slam Westchester Medical Center
With strained labor relations in the wake of 400 job cuts and leaders still grappling with a $26 million budget gap, there seems to be no panacea for the woes at Westchester Medical Center. The medical center is dealing with the same financial problems as other hospitals—declining Medicaid and Medicare reimbursements—but because it's a public-benefit corporation, it has the added pressure of state pension payments, said Kevin Dahill, president of Northern Metropolitan Hospital Association, which represents hospitals in the Hudson Valley.
- 5 Hot Healthcare Ideas from SXSW
- Hospital CEO Turnover Hits Record High
- Why Is Healthcare Price Transparency So Hard?
- EHR Spending Continues, But Jury Still Out on ROI
- 4 Marketing Tactics for Hospitals on Instagram
- Hospital Groups Strike Back at Hospital Rating Systems
- Care Coordination a Cost-Cutting Quality Driver
- Adverse Events from Insulin Prescribing 'An Epidemic'
- Lahey Health Reexamines the Appropriate Care Model
- Payers Detail Strategies That Drive Consumer Satisfaction