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Nonprofits' Executive Pay Should Be More Accessible
Most nonprofit hospitals don't readily reveal the salaries and compensation packages of their top executives to public...
Hospitals courting primary care doctors
In one of the first concrete steps to remake the way medical care is delivered, hospitals are competing to hire...
In Physician Recruiting, Local Needs Trump National Trends
Two national reports on physician recruiting and compensation reveal that the demand for primary care physicians...
Web Exclusive: MGMA: Medical Director Duties, Compensation Vary Widely
A physician medical director can add thousands or even hundreds of thousands of dollars to his or her compensation...
Web Exclusive: MedPAC Calls for Pay Raise for Doctors, Hospitals
 Physicians and other health professionals should receive a 1% pay boost for services provided to Medicare...
CMS Preps for Medicaid RACs
In a sign that may be viewed as the first step toward Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractors implementation, the Centers...
Twin Cities’ Children’s Hospital plans up to 250 job cuts
Children's Hospital says it plans to eliminate 200 to 250 jobs by mid-November, citing a drop in patients, an increase...
In rural CA, a debate on how to save a hospital
Rural hospitals across the nation have struggled to stay afloat. There are, of course, fewer patients in rural areas...
Web Exclusive: Senators Ask CMS to Review Proposed Hospital Payment Decrease
In a letter sent to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Don Berwick late last week, 52 senators...
Medicaid System to Detect Fraud, Waste, and Abuse is Full of Holes
With serious implications for the government's ability to detect fraud, waste, and abuse in the Medicaid system, an...

Audio Conference: Blueprint for an Integrated and Alignment-Driven Physician Compensation Plan
With the advent of the accountable care organization and reimbursement shifts from pay for performance to bundled...
Webcast: Medical Home: Prime Your Organization for Launch
Move beyond the buzz and learn from experts about the realities of assessing readiness and preparing for medical homes...
Physician-Hospital Alignment After the ACA Decision
A healthcare institution can only achieve long-term success if there is strategic alignment between the hospital and...