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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...
Web Exclusive: AMGA: Internal, Family Medicine Top Hiring Priorities
Due to healthcare reform initiatives, job openings for primary care physicians, specialists, and advanced practitioners...
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...
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...
Pay practices in healthcare are investigated
The Obama administration is investigating pay practices throughout the health care industry after finding that many...
Web Exclusive: Hospitals Cut Jobs in July, Fed Data Shows
Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday show that hospitals shed 2,300 jobs in July, after reporting 3,000...
Bad nurses able to keep working in other states
There are significant gaps in regulatory efforts nationwide to keep nurses from avoiding the consequences of misconduct...
Hospital group owns benefits company
Carolinas HealthCare System co-owns the company it uses to administer health benefits to its roughly 30,000 employees...