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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...
Web Exclusive: ACOs Offer Opportunities for Physician Executives
Improving clinical outcomes and lowering medical costs, tenets of the accountable care organization, require a specific...
Web Exclusive: Hospitals Added Nearly 20K Jobs in Q1
The employment picture for physicians' offices, ambulatory services, and nursing and residential care facilities is...
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...
Web Exclusive: Healthcare Job Postings Up in October
Online ads for healthcare practitioners and technical workers posted the largest increase of any job sector for the...
Web Exclusive: Ascension Health to Create 500 Jobs
The nonprofit health system has announced it will invest $11 million to open a professional service center by...
Web Exclusive: Hospital Unemployment, Layoffs Steady in 2010
Ten hospital mass layoffs, qualified as termination of 50 or more employees, have been reported for September. The...
Layoffs looming at Sacred Heart (WA)
“Ominous” is the word being used by employees to describe the atmosphere at Sacred Heart Medical Center...
Web Exclusive: BMC lays off 119 employees
The Boston Medical Center laid off 119 employees as part of an “efficiency push” meant to deal with...