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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...
Web Exclusive: Scripps Health to Restructure Management
The San Diego, CA-based, nonprofit health system is reorganizing every department within this horizontal co-management...
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...
With healthcare, is bigger always better?
Carilion Clinic owns the two hospitals in Roanoke, VA, and six others in the region, employs 550 doctors and...
The hospital’s growing role as care coordinator
Hospitals aren't known for making house calls. Once patients get their discharge papers, they take their chances with a...
Hospital savings: Salaries for doctors, not fees
Visiting the Cleveland Clinic last week, President Obama held up that well-known hospital as a model for the rest of...
Texas, hospitals work to address nurse shortage
Texas is facing a shortage of 71,000 nurses by 2020 as demand continues to outpace supply, the Texas Department of...
Medical Staffing files Chapter 11, plans to sell assets
A sharp drop in demand for temporary nurses sent Medical Staffing Network Holdings to bankruptcy court late Friday...
Gwinnett, GA, hospital won’t hire smokers
Smokers need not apply. That's the message from Gwinnett Medical Center, which has instituted a hospital policy...

Book: The Hospital Executive's Guide to Physician Staffing
This insightful, data-rich resource outlines proven strategies for determining community physician need and fulfilling...