Just a few days after appointing a new CEO, troubled insurance and human resources startup Zenefits is laying off nearly half of its staff.
Humana will lay off about 500 employees in Ohio and Florida who work in the insurer's home healthcare division. A Humana spokeswoman said the layoffs weren't related to the insurer's recently blocked merger with Aetna.
U.S. healthcare providers rely on millions of clinicians and other workers from around the globe, including the seven Muslim nations whose citizens are temporarily barred from entering the country.
The great healthcare jobs creation machine kept cranking in January despite industry uncertainty over plans to repeal and possibly replace the Affordable Care Act. Employment in the sector grew to 15.6 million, up 374,300 jobs from a year ago.
Leaders from Summa Health System and Summa Emergency Associates, the independent physician group that staffed the system's emergency departments until this month, agree on this: Contract negotiations, which ultimately broke down days before the deadline, could have started sooner.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will cut about 800 to 900 people from payroll, or 5% of its workforce. The cancer center reported significant losses in fiscal 2016 caused in part by a difficult adoption of its new electronic health record system.
Healthcare created more jobs than any other sector in 2016, helping to drive total annual job growth to 2.2 million, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But that may be set to change.
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Newly merged Envision Healthcare Corp. plans to spend $700 million on physician-practice acquisitions in 2017 to become a one-stop vendor for all of a hospital's physician-staffing needs.
As is now customary, the healthcare industry was the leading job producer in November, driving overall private-sector employment to a solid 178,000 gain.
The healthcare industry again was the leading job-producing sector of the economy in November, driving overall private-sector employment to a solid 178,000 gain. But the promised repeal of Obamacare and a looming interest-rate hike is giving employers in the industry pause.
With a market capitalization of about $10 billion, the newly minted Envision Healthcare Corp. on Thursday will replace Legg Mason on the index as part of the healthcare category.