Small-business exchanges attracted few customers in first year

By Paul Demko  |  November 17, 2014

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...

Wheeler to become Allina's next CEO

By Modern Healthcare  |  November 15, 2014

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.

Striking nurses air Ebola grievances with prime organizing target: Kaiser

By Adam Rubenfire  |  November 12, 2014

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 employment bouncing back, latest report shows

By Melanie Evans  |  November 07, 2014

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.

Best Places to Work in Healthcare build positive cultures

By Bob Herman  |  October 24, 2014

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.

St. Martin Hospital - #14 in the 2014 Best Places to Work in Healthcare

By Lola Butcher  |  October 24, 2014

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.

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