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Hospital Job Growth Flat in January
Overall, the healthcare sector created nearly 11,000 payroll additions in January, which is half the average number of...
Web Exclusive: NP Back Pain Assessment Shortens Wait Time
Nurse practitioners may help reduce wait times without impairing quality of care. Ninety-six percent of patients with...
Web Exclusive: 59 Health and Hospitals Corporation workers slated to be laid off
Finding a job that provides health benefits in this struggling economy is a daunting task. Losing one is...
With healthcare, is bigger always better?
Carilion Clinic owns the two hospitals in Roanoke, VA, and six others in the region, employs 550 doctors and...
Web Exclusive: Hospitals Cut Jobs in July, Fed Data Shows
Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday show that hospitals shed 2,300 jobs in July, after reporting 3,000...
The hospital’s growing role as care coordinator
Hospitals aren't known for making house calls. Once patients get their discharge papers, they take their chances with a...
Hospital savings: Salaries for doctors, not fees
Visiting the Cleveland Clinic last week, President Obama held up that well-known hospital as a model for the rest of...
Should Patients Read the Doctor’s Notes?
For 40 years, the tension over patient access has been playing out in hospitals, clinics and doctors’ offices...
His ailing heart was in the right place
Jim Meis' survival following a heart attack in March is the story of a community with a rare combination of medical...
Gallbladder removed through mouth in new surgical technique
As part of the trend in developing surgeries without external wounds, surgeons last week removed a woman's gallbladder...