Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan has agreed to delay phasing out its retiree health plan for former bargaining unit employees until 2018, as part of an agreement with the UAW.
Allina Health's bottom line took a hit in the first half of this year after the Minneapolis-based system paid $20.4 million in temporary labor charges and other costs tied to a seven-day nursing strike.
The harsh reality of modern-day America is that the less-educated, hourly workforce is falling further and further behind those still clinging to middle class status and above. This is a fairness issue that today characterizes almost every sector of the U.S. economy—including healthcare.
Modern Healthcare's 36th annual Executive Compensation Survey finds that as executives' compensation continues to soar, more is coming from performance-based payment models that aren't just linked to individual efforts and outcomes, but also the efforts of their organizations.
Funding cuts to mental health services in Kansas have spawned layoffs at some of the state's 26 health centers, many of them positions that help families in crisis manage day-to-day care, mental health advocates say.
The healthcare industry added 43,200 jobs in July, the third-highest monthly total in the sector in 2016, according to the latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Anyone who thought healthcare hiring might finally slow down will have to wait at least another month. The healthcare industry added 43,200 jobs in July, the third-highest monthly total in the sector so far in 2016.
UnitedHealth Group is laying off 115 employees in Avon Lake, Ohio, within its Optum business, which provides health information and technology services.
With millennials now the largest age group in the workforce, health systems need to learn more about what makes them tick, a father and daughter team told attendees Tuesday at the Modern Healthcare Women Leaders in Healthcare conference.
While there have been gains in recruiting minority nurses, it has not kept pace with the growing demand for culturally competent care.
As a female healthcare CEO who is also a medical doctor, it was an interesting study to read at the end of a cross-country trip where I came face to face with the reality of gender disparity in America’s healthcare leadership.
Several thousand nurses at seven Kaiser Permanente hospitals picketed Wednesday to protest staffing and patient care conditions.