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News Roundup: Job Growth and Accusations of Bullying

Cora Nucci, Senior Online Editor for HealthLeaders for HealthLeaders Media

Government data shows continued but mild job growth in the healthcare sector during the month of October. And an HR problem in the NFL dominates headlines for another week and raises questions about hostile workplace cultures beyond the locker room. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Malpractice Insurance Strategies Evolve as Docs Get Hired

Many hospitals and health systems are paying for prior acts malpractice insurance as a way of attracting physicians, but how are they absorbing that expense once they've committed to it? >>>

Nurses' Accelerating Pace Toward Retirement 'Striking'

An annual survey of registered nurses designed to measure career paths and satisfaction levels finds the intent-to-retire rate among RNs has jumped to 13%. It had been running at 6% in previous years. >>>

HANYS Grades the Hospital Graders

The Healthcare Association of New York State studies 10 of the most well-known report cards that attempt to quantify hospital performance—including those from the Leapfrog Group, Healthgrades, and U.S. News and World Report—and ranks them. >>>

CEO Exchange: Physician Leadership Seen as Crucial

Acknowledging the monumental changes before them, chief executive officers attending HealthLeaders Media's second annual CEO Exchange are in agreement about one aspect of the way forward: strong leadership by physicians will be a key success factor. >>>

Surgeons' Disrupted Sleep Not a Safety Factor

A study designed to assess the effect of disrupted sleep on surgeons finds that surgical complications did not increase when surgeons who operated on emergency cases during the midnight to 7 AM shift operated on scheduled patients later in the day. >>>

HCA Posts Strong, Tenet 'Solid' 3Q Earnings

Its ability to improve inpatient admissions has helped for-profit Hospital Corporation of America post healthy earnings. Tenet, despite an 8.4% increase in net operating revenues, experienced a "volume decline on the inpatient side and flat-ish volume for outpatient," says one analyst. >>>



Intelligence Report

Intelligence Report: Physician Alignment in the New Shared Risk Environment

As admission levels and patient mix continue to change, discover how healthcare leaders are forging new collaborative working relationships and developing new productivity measures for both employed and independent physicians. Download Today >>>



News Headlines

Cuts in hospital subsidies threaten safety-net care

The New York Times, November 11, 2013

10 Republican senators want Sebelius fired over Obamacare rollout

Los Angeles Times, November 8, 2013

How states actively prevent people from learning about healthcare plans

The Atlantic, November 8, 2013

NH hospital excluded from network to get hearing

Boston.com / Associated Press, November 8, 2013

In a disaster, will your hospital be ready?

Bangor Daily News, November 8, 2013

Court upholds $14.2 million judgment against UPMC

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 6, 2013

Endo Health buying Paladin Labs for about $1.5B

The Miami Herald / Associated Press, November 6, 2013

Health center closure raises concerns in St. Louis

News & Observer / Associated Press, November 6, 2013

ACA could be further hamstrung by shortage of doctors

CBS New York, November 5, 2013

Study points to 'imbalance' in spending on doctor training

Kaiser Health News, November 5, 2013



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From HealthLeaders Magazine

The Benefits (and Costs) of Consolidation

The recent level of M&A and affiliation activity in healthcare has been stunning, but to some leaders, it's nothing compared to what's coming over the next decade. >>>

 

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