Kaiser Permanente Workers in California Ratify 4-Year Contract
New contract provides annual 3% raises in each of the next four years, invests $130M for workforce development.
StrategyWalmart Encourages Retail Workforce to Train for Healthcare Jobs
As the retail giant looks to step deeper into the healthcare provider space, it's offering a path for employees to...
StrategyToby Cosgrove on Teamwork, Leadership, and Cleveland Clinic's 'Secret Sauce'
During his time at the helm, the health system's revenues grew to $8.5 billion annually, as it opened sites in...
FinanceEmployers Aim to Provide Benefit Choice in the Face of Rising Costs
A Willis Towers Watson survey released Tuesday found that rising benefit costs are the top issue facing employers.
StrategyOptum Lets Up on Exec Who Left for Job With Amazon-Backed Haven
Despite earlier claims that its former vice president would be taking trade secrets to a competitor, Optum agreed to dismiss...
StrategyEmployer Medical Costs Forecast to Rise at More Than Double the Inflation Rate
The projections present an opportunity for healthcare organizations to intervene where U.S. employees spend a big chunk of their time:...
Innovation1 in 4 Healthcare Workers Lack Cybersecurity Training, Study Finds
Beyond a lack of training, the results suggest there's insufficient awareness of institutional cybersecurity policies.
FinanceAMITA Health CEO to Step Down
Frey had led AMITA Health since its creation in 2015.
StrategyWorried About Costs of Complex Conditions, Employers Flock to Centers of Excellence
More than three-quarters of large and 'jumbo' employers report using a Centers of Excellence strategy, according to an Optum survey.
FinanceSpecialty Drugs Account for 40% of Employers' Drug Costs
A survey found that specialty drugs have an outsized impact on employer prescription drug spending.
StrategyStep Aside, Shareholders: Businesses Revise Statement on Whom They Serve
The revised statement of purpose was signed by 181 CEOs from the Business Roundtable, including several making waves in the...
NursingChief Nursing Officers' View of Nurse Supply and Demand
While some nursing workforce projections predict a balance of nurse supply and demand, nurse leaders still report challenges finding RNs...