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  June 24, 2013 Follow us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterJoin us on LinkedInRSS feed

Healthcare Workers Dissatisfied with Stagnant Pay Raises

Chelsea Rice, Associate Editor for HealthLeaders Media

A trifecta of financial pressures are forcing hospitals to trim salaries and benefits, but by cutting too close, hospitals may be losing their talent pools to more competitive markets. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

6 CNO-to-CEO Strategies

Why don't more nurse leaders go after hospital CEO jobs? Too many nurses underestimate their potential and believe that landing a chief nursing officer position means that they've reached the pinnacle of their career. >>>

3 Ways to Feature Employees in Hospital Marketing Campaigns

Nursing staff, physicians, and executives can be a hospital or health system's best brand ambassadors. Don't overlook them when you're planning your next strategic marketing or advertising campaign. >>>

Healthcare Consolidation: M&A Not the Only Way

Regulatory barriers that once thwarted any pressure felt by hospitals and health systems to consolidate and uncover economies of scale or scope have eased. But consolidation doesn't always come via an acquisition. >>>

Is GME Snubbing Rural America?

Theories abound as to why young physicians won't practice in rural areas. But the key reason why young medical doctors don't fill these much-needed roles readily is a lack of accountability in publicly funded Graduate Medical Education programs, researchers suggest. >>>

GAO: HIX Unready by October?

In two reports examining the status of health insurance exchanges, the U.S. Government Accountability Office raises concerns that "much remains to be accomplished" by the Oct. 1 enrollment date. >>>

In Search of the Health IT Experts

Healthcare industry leaders discuss the shortage of staff with information technology expertise, the impact on hospitals and health systems, and what can be done to address the situation. >>>

ACOs Widespread, Yet Challenged

Two of the pioneering forces behind accountable care organizations say the model is gaining significance as it proliferates across the country, even though there are concerns over lack of uniformity in performance measures. >>>



LIVE Webcast

Webcast: Physician Compensation Models and Metrics Under Population-Based Reimbursement

Date: August 29, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Join CMOs from Banner Health Network and Blue Cross Blue Shield of AZ as they discuss strategies and metrics for implementing a value-based model of physician compensation. Register Today >>>



News Headlines

Tenet Healthcare buying Vanguard Health for $1.8 billion

CNBC / The Associated Press, June 24, 2013

A Louisville clinic races to adapt to the healthcare overhaul

The New York Times, June 24, 2013

Why a health insurance penalty may look tempting

HealthLeaders Media, June 24, 2013

Dialogue: Will training more doctors improve healthcare?

The New York Times, June 24, 2013

Risky health insurance bets could backfire for small employers

Bloomberg Businessweek, June 21, 2013

Opinion: Physician shortage raises questions

The Sacramento Bee, June 21, 2013

In Brooklyn, Long Island College Hospital staff gets reprieve

The New York Times, June 21, 2013

Health orgs oppose WI bill barring docs from asking about gun ownership

Star Tribune, June 20, 2013

New England has more primary care doctors than most of US

Portland Press Herald, June 20, 2013

MaineCare's payday will help hospitals, patients unlikely to see lower rates

Bangor Daily News, June 19, 2013



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Webcast: Reining in Disruptive Docs—Strategies to Manage Risk and Reduce Turnover

Date: August 27, 2013, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

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From HealthLeaders Magazine

Making Patients Happy, Even the Poorest and Sickest

Despite some unique challenges, safety-net hospitals are achieving strong satisfaction results by focusing on the patient and quality outcomes. >>>

 

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