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Geisinger still hiring 1,500 after pruning job postings

Geisinger still hiring 1,500 after pruning job postings

By Dave Barkholz  |  September 14, 2016

Geisinger Health System is trying to fill 1,500 open positions for physicians, nurses, clinicians and support staff after hiring 444 people since July 1. Healthcare hiring has been a driver of U.S. jobs creation since the recession, especially over the past two years.

Geisinger taps Humana executive as next CMO

Geisinger taps Humana executive as next CMO

By Maria Castellucci  |  June 16, 2016

Geisinger Health System has named Dr. Jaewon Ryu, 42, executive VP and chief medical officer. He replaces Dr. Albert Bothe, who has transitioned to chief quality officer.

Commercial insurance margins offset rising Medicare losses

Commercial insurance margins offset rising Medicare losses

By Dave Barkholz  |  May 07, 2016

As hospital margins on traditional fee-for-service Medicare patients plunged deeper into the red, cost-cutting at hospitals has allowed many to make up those losses from their commercially insured clientele.

Change agents charge to the top

Change agents charge to the top

By David May  |  April 02, 2016

As conversations in healthcare continue to focus on quality, patient safety and a system shifting to value over volume, Modern Healthcare's 12th annual ranking of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders increasingly reflects the industry players charged with making it happen.

Healthcare industry giants pledge to ease interoperability, EHR use

By Joseph Conn  |  February 29, 2016

The 17 IT companies that made the pledge include Allscripts, Athenahealth, Cerner Corp., Epic Systems and Meditech. They provide record systems to 90% of U.S. hospitals. Providers include Ascension, Geisinger, HCA, Intermountain and Kaiser Permanente.

AtlantiCare exec VP will succeed retiring CEO

AtlantiCare exec VP will succeed retiring CEO

By Melanie Evans  |  February 04, 2016

Lori Herndon, who began her career at AtlantiCare more than three decades ago as a nurse, will succeed David Tilton as president and CEO of the New Jersey subsidiary of Geisinger Health System.

Posting doc-patient reviews pays off

Posting doc-patient reviews pays off

By Jaclyn Schiff  |  January 16, 2016

When Salt Lake City residents search the Web for physician reviews, they're likely to come across a set of ratings from an unlikely source: the University of Utah Health Care's website. But in the three years since UUHC moved to systemwide public reviews, measures of patient satisfaction have...

10 to watch for 2016

10 to watch for 2016

By Merrill Goozner  |  January 09, 2016

Big insurance mergers, the evolution of the nation's delivery systems, the direction of drug and device regulation—these are some of the more important issues we'll be covering this year, and they drove our decisions on which people to watch in 2016.

Big data's big puzzle: Now what?

Big data's big puzzle: Now what?

By Beth Kutscher  |  November 28, 2015

HHS' partnership this month with OptumLabs is likely to add momentum to the push to use big data to lower healthcare costs and improve the quality of care delivery.

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