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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...
Web Exclusive: Office-based Physicians Support 4M Jobs, Says AMA
An American Medical Association study provides state-by state information on the $1.4 trillion economic impact of...
Web Exclusive: Hospital Job Growth Up Slightly in February
The healthcare sector created 34,300 payroll additions in February 2011, more than double the number of payroll...
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...
Hospital Mass Layoffs Off Record Pace in 2010
The nation's hospitals reported 10% fewer instances of mass layoffs in 2010, down from 2009's record pace, but still...
HighPoint CEO works to win back confidence
Mary Jo Lewis spent much of her first 100 days as CEO of the former Sumner Regional Health System Inc. listening to...
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...