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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...
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...
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...
Drew U. nursing school opens under a cloud
Even as the doors open this month on a new $43-million building to house the inaugural nursing class at Charles Drew...
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...
MN nurses who quit the union before the strike received disciplinary letters anyway
Three Twin Cities nurses who crossed their union's picket line during a mass walkout June 10 say they were harassed by...