Figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show continued growth at a robust pace in the healthcare sector during the month of January, and a medical economist explains why he believes "the healthcare economy is recession-proof." >>>
Mandatory overtime is "repugnant to most nurses" says a nursing educator. Fatigue, job dissatisfaction, and high turnover rates are just a few of the consequences. >>>
To organize teams of erstwhile rivals, health system leaders must manage egos, negotiate ambitions, and acknowledge that they may be bringing on board some professionals who can't stand one another. >>>
UMass Memorial Health Care, which lost money in the last three months of 2011 amid shrinking patient volume, told its employees last week that it will shed 700 to 900 jobs, about 6 percent of its workforce. The health care system is the largest employer in central Massachusetts, with about 13,500 workers. >>>
This second report in a series of four provides information and insight on ACOs from leaders at NorthShore University HealthSystem, Novant Health, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, and Sanford Health. The report reveals that leaders are developing their own ACO solutions, rather than relying on governmental ACO structures. >>>
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