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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...
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...
Doctors and hospitals team up for payment reform
Across Texas, hospital systems are scooping up physician groups and solo practitioners, scrambling to create the kinds...
Pay practices in healthcare are investigated
The Obama administration is investigating pay practices throughout the health care industry after finding that many...
For chronic care, your employer may be able to help
If you are one of the 133 million American grappling with a chronic illness like diabetes, asthma or heart disease...
Texas, hospitals work to address nurse shortage
Texas is facing a shortage of 71,000 nurses by 2020 as demand continues to outpace supply, the Texas Department of...
New RNs find tight job market
  Even as a national nursing shortage looms, many newly graduated registered nurses can't find jobs because the...
MN nurses approve contract as battle bruises start to heal
Twin Cities nurses voted overwhelmingly Tuesday in favor of a new proposal that preserved their pension, health...
Gwinnett, GA, hospital won’t hire smokers
Smokers need not apply. That's the message from Gwinnett Medical Center, which has instituted a hospital policy...

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