The rising costs of labor, supplies and other expenses led to a sluggish first nine months of 2014 for Montefiore Health System, as they have for many other health systems this year.
Obamacare's small-business exchanges have largely been a bust in their first year of operations. In the 18 states and the District of Columbia that operated their own marketplaces for employers with fewer than 50 workers, only 76,000 individuals from fewer than 12,000 businesses signed up as of the...
Dr. Penny Wheeler, 56, will be promoted to CEO of the Minneapolis-based system upon the year-end retirement of Kenneth Paulus, who spent five years at the helm.
Thousands of nurses at Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics in northern California walked out to draw attention to what the California Nurses Association describes as the system's lack of preparation for Ebola. Kaiser officials say they're puzzled by the demands.
Healthcare hiring continues to rebound from a slump that slowed, but never halted, job growth. The sector added 24,500 jobs last month and nearly 257,000 jobs during the prior 12 months.
Health information exchange organizations are facing the same problems recruiting qualified health IT personnel as are health IT departments in provider organizations, according to a recent staffing survey.
A Minnesota health system has invested Medicaid money to house and help employ its patients and has saved money on medical care in the bargain.
Nurses and other employees at Daughters of Charity Health System have filed a class-action suit, arguing that their employer underfunded its pension plan and a sale would further jeopardize their retirement benefits.
Healthcare is a service industry. As in every service industry, whether organizations succeed or fail depends almost entirely on the quality and performance of its staff.
Creating a culture of high performance requires solid leadership.
Popular English business magnate Richard Branson made a bold decision this year when he said all salaried employees of his venture capital conglomerate, Virgin Group, would have access to unlimited vacation.
The 125 employees at St. Martin Hospital, a 25-bed critical-access hospital in Breaux Bridge, La., each year sign a pledge renewing their commitment to be respectful and supportive of one another. Their promises create a culture that makes for a happy workplace.