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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 Mass Layoffs Off Record Pace in 2010
The nation's hospitals reported 10% fewer instances of mass layoffs in 2010, down from 2009's record pace, but still...
Healthcare Created Quarter of a Million Jobs in 2010
Hospitals nearly doubled their rate of job creation from 2009, and ambulatory healthcare services continued to be the...
KY hospital sues SEIU for harassing phone calls
King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, KY is suing a local union that represents more than 600 of its employees...
Nurse accuses hospital employees of posting Facebook photos of sedated patients
A former nurse is seeking more than $15 million from a Tyler hospital alleging she was fired after complaining about...
Beaumont Hospitals lays off 60 supervisors; more cuts to come
Beaumont (MI) Hospitals has eliminated about 60 managerial and administrator positions since the fall---a number...
Some employers offering wellness programs to cut health costs
As health insurance costs rise, employers are scrambling to reduce premiums, especially now that they average $10,073...
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...
Pascack Valley Hospital fight continues
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he still believes Pascack Valley Hospital should reopen, but a new legal appeal has...
Medical Staffing files Chapter 11, plans to sell assets
A sharp drop in demand for temporary nurses sent Medical Staffing Network Holdings to bankruptcy court late Friday...

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