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.
How to ensure healthcare professionals are not misusing, or complete avoiding, any key messages and practices.
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.
DMC's layoffs are expected to total 60 employees and managers with another 40 unfilled positions eliminated. Another 30 employees were reassigned to other positions.
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.
By leveraging technological advances, healthcare professionals have the unique ability to shape the care delivery of the future.
The study is salient as hospitals look for ways to cut costs, including by changing the skill mix of nursing staff by hiring assistants with less training.
Community Health Systems went on a physician-recruiting binge in 2015, bringing in a record 4,152 more physicians to staff the more than 1,000 clinics it owns and jump-start volumes at some underperforming hospitals. But now CHS is throttling back recruiting to focus on productivity.
Physician-staffing giant TeamHealth is taking steps to heal its IPC division, an effort that under Blackstone ownership can be best undertaken outside the glare of public equity markets. To fix IPC, management has created a separate leadership structure to grow its presence in post-acute medicine.