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HR Roundup: Hospital Layoffs Are Full of Excuses

Chelsea Rice, Associate Editor for HealthLeaders Media

The healthcare law is a convenient scapegoat for hospitals looking to downsize staff and reallocate labor costs to other initiatives. Meanwhile, feds mandate home health workers' minimum wage and OT pay. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

53% of Doctors Still Self-Employed

While data shows there's been an uptick in hospital employment for physicians, more than half still work for themselves, an AMA survey finds. The number of physicians in solo practice, however,  has dropped. >>>

Healthcare Reform Puts Pressure on HR Execs

Human resource executives at hospitals and health systems say planning for healthcare reform is their top priority, but the majority of them feel challenged by too many competing initiatives. >>>

FL Hospitals Say 'Yes' to Unlicensed Doc as CMO

A debate is stirring on whether top-ranking docs in hospitals should maintain their licenses to practice medicine. One hospital system with facilities in Florida says it is often "inadvisable" for a practicing physician to be a CMO. >>>

CEO Incentive Pay Gets a Makeover

Being measured is nothing new for top healthcare leaders, but for many, renewed board focus on the future means that leaders are being measured based on an increasingly complex conglomeration of performance targets. >>>

How to Get the Most Out of Team-Based Care

Advanced practice providers can solve plenty of capacity challenges and they're critical to implementing population health strategies. But the secret to success is not having them on staff – it's in their management. >>>

Philanthropy Yields $9B for NFP Hospitals in 2012

Hospitals that are most successful at raising funds are those that use metrics to determine how to allocate their fundraising resources and those that put an emphasis on major donors, a report on philanthropy finds. >>>

SLIDESHOW: Physician Alignment in the New Shared Risk Environment

Nowhere in the healthcare industry has change been more dramatic than in the often-conflicted relationship between physicians and hospitals. In this Intelligence Report, we analyze the findings of HealthLeaders Media's Physician-Hospital Alignment Survey. >>>



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News Headlines

First glimpses of a new healthcare world

Fortune, September 23, 2013

Big growth in El Paso healthcare

El Paso Inc., September 23, 2013

Obamacare 'navigators' run into GOP opposition

USA Today, September 20, 2013

Hospitals brace as Republicans fight over Medicaid

Bloomberg, September 20, 2013

Group plans to form largest US hospital alliance

Reuters, September 20, 2013

Cleveland Clinic announces job cuts to prepare for Obamacare

The Baltimore Sun / Reuters, September 19, 2013

A dozen hospitals are laying off staff and blaming Obamacare. Don't believe them.

California Healthline, September 19, 2013

Hartford HealthCare, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center form alliance

Hartford Courant, September 19, 2013

OT, minimum wage extended to healthcare workers

The Miami Herald / Associated Press, September 18, 2013

Another round of Vanderbilt job cuts under way

The Tennessean, September 18, 2013



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From HealthLeaders Magazine

A Fresh Look at End-of-Life Care

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