Editorial: Wage stagnation in healthcare

By Merrill Goozner  |  August 13, 2016

The harsh reality of modern-day America is that the less-educated, hourly workforce is falling further and further behind those still clinging to middle class status and above. This is a fairness issue that today characterizes almost every sector of the U.S. economy—including healthcare.

Hospital execs earn bigger bonuses as value-based care takes hold

By Joseph Conn  |  August 06, 2016

Modern Healthcare's 36th annual Executive Compensation Survey finds that as executives' compensation continues to soar, more is coming from performance-based payment models that aren't just linked to individual efforts and outcomes, but also the efforts of their organizations.

Healthcare industry adds flood of jobs in July

By Bob Herman  |  August 06, 2016

The healthcare industry added 43,200 jobs in July, the third-highest monthly total in the sector in 2016, according to the latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

More jobs flood into healthcare sector in July

By Bob Herman  |  August 05, 2016

Anyone who thought healthcare hiring might finally slow down will have to wait at least another month. The healthcare industry added 43,200 jobs in July, the third-highest monthly total in the sector so far in 2016.

Christus St. Michael team tackles millennial workforce transition

By Dave Barkholz  |  August 02, 2016

With millennials now the largest age group in the workforce, health systems need to learn more about what makes them tick, a father and daughter team told attendees Tuesday at the Modern Healthcare Women Leaders in Healthcare conference.

Growing the ranks of minority nurses

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  July 30, 2016

While there have been gains in recruiting minority nurses, it has not kept pace with the growing demand for culturally competent care.

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