The House Ways and Means Committee unanimously backed legislation that would pare back a Medicare hospital pay increase scheduled for 2018 to pay for allowing under-construction hospital outpatient clinics to receive inpatient rates.
Montana state officials met Monday to discuss a projected labor shortage in the healthcare industry within the next 10 years.
UAW President Dennis Williams says the union is still interested in pooling autoworkers into one large health plan, though work has gone slowly following the controversy generated after the concept was floated during last fall's Detroit 3 contract talks.
The Obama administration raised the overtime eligibility threshold for full-time workers from $23,660 to $47,476, likely affecting millions of healthcare workers.
When Centegra Health System's third hospital opens in Huntley, Ill., in August, the sickest kids will be treated by doctors from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.
Mount Sinai Beth Israel is close to announcing it will cut inpatient capacity after the New York City hospital lost hundreds of millions of dollars over the past two years. An announcement is expected within two weeks, according to a message sent to members by the New York State Nurses Association.
A late flu season and the continuing integration of IPC Healthcare helped TeamHealth scratch out a profit in its first-quarter earnings. The physician-staffing company posted net earnings of $668,000, or 1 cent per share, in the first quarter compared with $28.1 million, or 38 cents, a year ago.
Data Points for the week of May 9, 2016, covered the following topics: diversity among healthcare executives, managers, board members, nurses and doctors, diversity training and matriculants to medical schools by race and ethnicity
The U.S. economy added 160,000 jobs in April, underwhelming many economists, but the total would have been lower had it not been for the relentless hiring that continues throughout healthcare. The healthcare industry created 44,200 jobs last month, according to preliminary seasonally adjusted...
The U.S. economy added 160,000 jobs in April, underwhelming many economists, but the total would've been lower had it not been for the relentless hiring that continues throughout healthcare.
The new heroes of American healthcare do not have medical degrees. They are the indispensable go-to workers of the new American healthcare system because they are inexpensive to use and can be plugged into many different workflows within a medical setting. They are medical assistants.
A hospital can deny unemployment benefits to a former employee who objected to receiving a flu vaccine, according to a recent ruling from the Kansas Court of Appeals.