Chicago-based hospital revenue-management company Accretive Health is laying off 41 employees in a restructuring plan aimed at saving $16 million.
Recruiting and retaining enough doctors—and high quality doctors at that—is not only possible but also uniquely within your control.
A proposed $180 million drop in Medicare reimbursement may not be a surprise to home healthcare agencies—but that doesn't necessarily make it any easier to digest, industry leaders say.
The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has begun an investigation of the hospital after several of its physicians claimed that layoffs among nurses and other staff have caused major patient-safety concerns.
Thousands of nurses returned to work Sunday at five Allina Health hospitals in the Minneapolis area following a seven-day strike mainly over the cost of their health insurance.
Registered nurses at Kaiser Los Angeles Medical Center began their four-day strike Thursday. The 1,300 unionized nurses claim the hospital inadequately staffs units, leading to unsafe conditions for patients.
About 4,800 nurses at five Minneapolis-area hospitals have begun a weeklong strike over a contract impasse.
Federally qualified health centers that serve mostly poor and low-income families in distressed or rural communities have always had a tough time recruiting physicians. And now, it's getting even harder.
Around 4,800 nurses are preparing to launch a one-week strike at five hospitals in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area in a dispute over health insurance.
Unionized hospitalists at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend have agreed to terms of an initial contract with the Oregon hospital, less than a week before an informational picket was scheduled outside the hospital. The hospitalists at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart are the first such...
A key driver of the AmSurg and Envision Healthcare merger announced Wednesday is the trend among hospitals to find a single vendor for outsourced physician staffing in multiple departments rather than contract the services a la carte, Envision CEO William Sanger said in a conference call Thursday.
Nearly 5,000 nurses at five hospitals in the Minneapolis area could soon strike if negotiations fail to result in a contract.