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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...
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...
Sound Physicians taps into hospitalist movement
One of the fastest-growing companies in the Northwest has little to do with high-tech, biotech, or cleantech. Tacoma...
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...
Renewed effort to lure doctors to rural areas faces obstacles
The Obama administration recently invested more than $1 billion from the stimulus and the healthcare law into the...
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...
Hospital group owns benefits company
Carolinas HealthCare System co-owns the company it uses to administer health benefits to its roughly 30,000 employees...
Web Exclusive: Nurse Anesthetists Battle Overlooks Rural Doctor Shortage
The lawsuit filed by 40,000 California doctors last week to halt nurse anesthetists' newly obtained ability to...