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RI hospital adapts to ’new normal’ of lower patient volumes
The Westerly Hospital administrators say ongoing staffing changes are driven by reduced patient volume and the need...
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...
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...
Hospital Labor Costs Ratchet Up; Wage Growth Still Slow
Total compensation costs – wages, salaries, and benefits – for hospital employees rose 2.1% in 2010, just...
Web Exclusive: Lower Mortality, Higher Patient Satisfaction Starts with Turnover
If a hospital or health system CEO isn't concerned about employee turnover, by extension, he or she is OK with higher...
Healthcare Online Job Ads on Upswing
A new report released today shows that the growth of overall online job listings in most employment sectors ended 2009...
New Caritas Christi Labor Pact Partially Links Raises to Reimbursement Rates
Caritas Christi, Massachusetts' largest community-based healthcare system, and the Service Employees International...
CEO's Mangled Message Carries Weight
Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove, MD, has been taking heavy flak since he told the New York Times that he would not...
Hospitals Cut Jobs in August, But Overall Healthcare Job Growth is Up
The nation's hospitals shed 700 jobs in August, posting the second such month-to-month decline since June, when overall...

Book: The Essential Guide to Recruitment and Retention:
This how-to manual provides therapy managers with practical, field-tested strategies to attract and, more importantly...
Book: Nurse Retention Toolkit: Everyday Ways to Recognize and Reward Nurses
Rely on these quick, budget-friendly retention ideas to keep your nurses happy, engaged, and committed. It's the only...