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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...
Web Exclusive: AMGA: Internal, Family Medicine Top Hiring Priorities
Due to healthcare reform initiatives, job openings for primary care physicians, specialists, and advanced practitioners...
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...
As doctors age, small towns face critical shortage
Californians are getting older, and so are their physicians. In isolated towns, fears are rising that as greater...
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...
Web Exclusive: Hospitals Still a Job-Creation Machine
Hospitals are subject to many of the forces that have battered the rest of the economy. But, as a job creation...
CDC lowers flu season death estimate
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday substantially lowered its often-quoted estimate of how many...
Foreign-born doctors give equal care in US
Patients treated by foreign-born doctors who trained in other countries fare just as well as people treated by doctors...
Hundreds of CA nurses have been punished by other states
The California Board of Registered Nursing has discovered that some 3,500 of its nurses have been punished for...