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Healthcare Creates 1 in 5 New Jobs
Healthcare employment is about the only bright spot in an otherwise drab U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report on job...
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...
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...
Hospital Mass Layoffs Taper in November
The nation's hospitals reported six "mass layoffs" of 50 or more employees in November, down considerably...
Web Exclusive: 10 Strategies for Healthcare M&A Success
The majority of healthcare merger and acquisition transactions fail to produce the desired financial and strategic...
Web Exclusive: Imaging Self-Referrals Don't Reduce Sick Days, Costs
When a physician self-refers a patient for imaging tests, the cost per episode of care generally averages 4% to 10...
Web Exclusive: North Country Health in MN to Join Sanford Health
The not-for-profit collaboration includes a fully integrated clinic and hospital in Bemidji to increase efficiency...
Web Exclusive: Norton Healthcare Partners with UK HealthCare
Kentucky's UK HealthCare and Norton Healthcare will develop a statewide system of care to address clinical services...
Web Exclusive: 10 Tips for Prescribing Controlled Substances
When prescribing controlled substances for patients in long-term care settings, doctors should use these tips to...
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...

Webcast: Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era
The physician-hospital relationship has always been important but with reform, fortifying these partnerships is now an...
Webcast: Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment
Physician turnover can cause millions to walk out your front door. Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit...
Webcast: Overcoming Competency Assessment Challenges:
Anne Roberts and Carol S. Cairns discuss the common problem areas for assessing the competency of locum tenens...
Webcast: Overcoming Competency Assessment Challenges:
Our experts guide you through determining whether your organization is adequately assessing the competency of APPs and...
Webcast: Overcoming Competency Assessment Challenges:
Examine the challenges of assessing the competency of practitioners in ambulatory settings, selective practice, and...
Book: The Guide to Medical Staff Bylaws
The Guide to Medical Staff Bylaws offers tips for writing bylaws and actual sample language that complies with Joint...