Human ResourcesWave of Rural Nursing Home Closures Grows Amid Staffing Crunch
The lack of open nursing home beds is marooning some patients in hospitals for weeks while social workers seek placements.
PayerTriple Integration of Benefits Results in Lower Healthcare Costs for Employers
A study finds integrating medical, pharmacy, and behavioral benefits reduces total costs, benefiting both employees and employers.
Telehealth'Restructuring' Teledoc Health Announces 300 Layoffs
CEO says layoffs 'a difficult but necessary step' to reduce workforce redundancies and 'transition to more balanced growth of revenue...
PayerEmployer Solution Series: How Gravie Gives Small Companies More Options
The company's first CMO, Dr. Greg Burrell, adds medical expertise to the start-up's benefit and service suite.
Human ResourcesWorkplace Wellness Trends to Watch in 2023
Employees want to work for an employer they believe has their overall health and well-being in mind.
Human ResourcesDiversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Isn’t as Important as it Once Was
Despite its benefits, DEI ranks sixth in HR priorities, falling one level in each of the past two years, a...
StrategyHealthcare Sector Gains 55K jobs in December
Notable U.S. sector job gains occurred in healthcare, as well as leisure and hospitality, construction, and social assistance.
Human ResourcesHospitals' Use of Volunteer Staff Runs Risk of Skirting Labor Laws, Experts Say
The U.S. health system benefits from potentially more than $5 billion in free volunteer labor annually.
Payer96% of Workers Consider Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Important
A survey examines how Americans view their health coverage and other workplace benefits.
Post-AcuteCommunication Is Key to Hiring the Right Caregivers for Private Duty Agencies
Having conversations about a caregiver's capabilities and boundaries early on can save agencies time and money down the road.
StrategyHospital CEO Exits Pick Up Once Again
November data shows a jump in CEO exits not only for hospitals but across all US sectors.
FinanceWhy the University of Michigan Health-West Is Investing In A Partnership With Grand Rapids Community College
Continuing turnover among nursing staff can cost hospitals between 5.2 million and $9 million.