An audit of the Pennsylvania Department of Health found that the agency inadequately enforced staffing and complaint policies at nursing homes.
Several thousand nurses at seven Kaiser Permanente hospitals picketed Wednesday to protest staffing and patient care conditions.
Staffing giant Randstad has launched a service that addresses hospitals' growing need to have nonclinical employees dealing with patient registration, admissions, medical scheduling and bill collections.
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.
Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) emphasized that he expects a vote on the package of bills before the end of the year.
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.
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.
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.
Today's fast pace of change might suggest that forecasting the evolution of healthcare professions over the next 25 years is an exercise in futility.
Despite a hectic presidential election, bumpy domestic jobs market and global economic uncertainty, the U.S. healthcare industry continues to pump out jobs as if it were the dawn of the industrial revolution.
New York investment group Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe sold its majority stake last year in USPI. Now, it is investing in consolidating physician practices.
Chicago-based hospital revenue-management company Accretive Health is laying off 41 employees in a restructuring plan aimed at saving $16 million.