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Tenet plans to use staffing firm angers doctors
By Beth Kutscher | September 13, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Physicians in California are fighting back against a plan to appoint an outside staffing firm to manage physician contracts at up to 12 hospitals owned by Tenet Healthcare Corp.
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By Christina Galoozis, Modern Healthcare Custom Media | September 12, 2014
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Baptist Health's operating margin climbs but physician investments still a challenge
By Beth Kutscher | September 11, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Baptist Health continued to produce strong financial results in its fiscal third quarter, which ended May 31, finishing the quarter with a total surplus of $52.4 million on revenue of $364.2 million. The system acknowledged in an earnings report that its improved results were offset by its...
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Carolinas HealthCare slashes 100 jobs in cost-cutting move
By Bob Herman | September 10, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Although the operating margin at Carolinas HealthCare System improved in the first six months of fiscal 2014, the Charlotte, N.C.-based health system said it has immediately cut 100 executive and managerial jobs as part of a massive cost-reduction plan.
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California docs protest Tenet hospitals' plan to use outside staffing firm to manage contracts
By Beth Kutscher | September 10, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Physicians in California are fighting back against a plan to appoint an outside staffing firm to manage physician contracts at up to 12 hospitals owned by Tenet Healthcare Corp.
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Home-care workers' bid for higher pay faces uphill battle
By Steven Ross Johnson and Adam Rubenfire | September 06, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Home-care workers nationwide took to the streets last week to join fast-food employees in calling for a $15-an-hour minimum wage. But analysts say that kind of pay hike may be unrealistic for home health providers, many of whom have been squeezed in recent years by state Medicaid pay cuts.
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Healthcare sees more small employment gains in August
By Melanie Evans | September 05, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Healthcare added 34,000 workers last month to bring total healthcare employment to 14.78 million workers, a preliminary look at August employment shows.
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Costs block millions from seeking mental-health treatment
By Virgil Dickson | September 04, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Millions did not seek treatment for mental-health and substance-abuse issues last year, not because they didn't want to address their problems, but because they lacked insurance coverage or couldn't afford it, according to a report released Thursday by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...
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Google's health startup forges venture with AbbVie
By Associated Press | September 03, 2014
Google's ambitious health startup is teaming up with biotechnology drugmaker AbbVie in a $500 million joint venture that will try to develop new ways to treat cancer and other diseases such as Alzheimer's.
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North Shore-LIJ's margin dinged by weather, insurance startup
By Bob Herman | September 02, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System battled through a sluggish first half, with the Great Neck, N.Y.-based health system still feeling the financial chill from last year's icy, bitter-cold winter.
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