A growing number of health systems, accountable care organizations and medical home-style practices are deploying care coordinators—which some call navigators. That is changing how patients get care and it's changing the jobs of doctors, nurses and other front-line providers.
Modern Healthcare is seeking entries for its eighth annual Best Places to Work in Healthcare program.
Physician staffing firms will reap the benefits of the nation's economic recovery, Medicare physician payment reform and the Affordable Care Act coverage expansions, experts say.
Economic data suggest certain parts of the labor market, including healthcare, are tightening. That means healthcare organizations may need to raise wages to attract and retain the most qualified workers.
Male nurses make an average of $5,148 more than female nurses—about the same magnitude as the differences found among physicians—and this pay gap hasn't narrowed over time.
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Mary Wakefield, 60, will be acting deputy HHS secretary. Wakefield will replace Bill Corr in April.
New salary data from the U.S. Census Bureau show women are still being paid less than men across nearly all healthcare job categories.
Healthcare employers added 23,800 jobs in February as physician offices and other ambulatory settings continued to propel growth.
Healthcare employers added 23,800 jobs in February as physician offices and other ambulatory settings continued to propel the growth. It was the lowest gain, however, since September.
Kaiser Permanente has resolved some of the problems with its mental health services that led to $4 million in fines in 2013, but it still has work to do, the state contends.
Higher wages are needed to sustain a viable home-care workforce, especially as demand for home services continues to grow with an aging population, home-care worker advocates have argued. A new report demonstrates just how serious the wage issue is for home-care workers.