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Competition for new docs pushing pay higher

By Joseph Conn  |  July 16, 2016

With a median annual compensation of $555,000, orthopedic surgeons topped the highest-paid list this year among the 23 medical specialties in Modern Healthcare's 23rd annual Physician Compensation Survey.

Little business overlap greases AmSurg-Envision merger

By Dave Barkholz  |  July 12, 2016

Despite merging $8.5 billion in revenue, the integration between AmSurg and Envision Healthcare should be smooth sailing because they are in complementary lines of business, AmSurg CEO Chris Holden said Tuesday.

Physicians seek employed status to weather payment risks

By Dave Barkholz  |  July 09, 2016

Dr. Theodore Strange and his 60 physician colleagues at the University Physicians Group in New York City will soon be hospital-employed again. Across the country, physician groups are going through the same deliberate exercises that led Strange and partners to cast their lot with a bigger system.

Data Points: Healthcare jobs of the future

By Modern Healthcare  |  July 09, 2016

Federal projections suggest healthcare organizations will hire more than a million new nurses in the next decade, while lower-paying occupations such as home health aides will see the highest percentage growth.

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