Healthcare hiring soars in June with 36,500 new jobs

By Maria Castellucci  |  July 07, 2017

The healthcare industry added 36,500 jobs in June, marking the strongest month so far in 2017 for job creation in the sector. The healthcare hiring machine continued to churn even as Senate Republicans mull over plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Summa presses on amid turmoil

By Lydia Coutre  |  July 05, 2017

Community trepidation, tense provider relationships and tumbling revenue at Summa Health in Akron, Ohio, are making an already difficult job more challenging as interim CEO Dr. Cliff Deveny tries to right the ship after a tumultuous start to 2017.

Memorial Hermann to cut 350 positions

By Alex Kacik  |  June 28, 2017

Houston-based health system Memorial Hermann will cut 350 jobs, the organization announced Wednesday, citing escalating costs, declining reimbursements and a softened local economy.

Summa Health is eliminating 300 positions

By Lydia Coutré  |  June 26, 2017

Summa Health is eliminating more than 300 positions, cutting services, consolidating units and "re-evaluating our ongoing capital needs" to avoid a $60 million loss projected this year that could threaten its independence, the health system announced on Monday.


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