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Gender pay gap widens among newly trained New York doctors

Gender pay gap widens among newly trained New York doctors

By Maria Castellucci  |  February 15, 2018

In 2016, newly trained male physicians in New York earned on average $26,367 more than their female colleagues, a new study found. That's a much larger pay gap than in 2010 when male doctors earned on average $11,931 more than female doctors in the state.

Kaiser employees launch weekslong protest over expected cuts

Kaiser employees launch weekslong protest over expected cuts

By Maria Castellucci  |  February 14, 2018

Protests at 32 Kaiser Permanente hospitals across California began Wednesday and are expected to continue until March 9. The workers are demonstrating against anticipated layoffs and wage cuts.

Healthcare job gains plummet in January

Healthcare job gains plummet in January

By Maria Castellucci  |  February 02, 2018

The healthcare sector added just 20,600 jobs in the first month of 2018, down 37% from the modest 32,800 jobs gained in the industry in December.

Outcome Health, investors call a truce

Outcome Health, investors call a truce

By John Pletz  |  January 29, 2018

Outcome Health CEO Rishi Shah has struck a deal with his investors to end a monthslong, bitter and very public feud, allowing them both to focus on rebuilding a once high-flying medical advertising company that has been hurt by lawsuits, fraud allegations and customer and employee defections.

Intermountain to outsource 2,300 employees

Intermountain to outsource 2,300 employees

By Alex Kacik  |  January 24, 2018

Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare will outsource 2,300 non clinical employees to revenue cycle management company R1 RCM, a move that is expected to save the integrated health system $70 million over the next three years.

Tenet's Detroit Medical Center plans for more job cuts

Tenet's Detroit Medical Center plans for more job cuts

By Tara Bannow  |  January 22, 2018

Detroit Medical Center's CEO announced the hospital will lay off more employees in the coming weeks as the health system struggles to cope with challenges afflicting the healthcare industry.

5 things to know about Tenet Healthcare's restructuring

5 things to know about Tenet Healthcare's restructuring

By Tara Bannow  |  January 13, 2018

Tenet Healthcare will continue to shed non core assets as it tries to reduce a $15 billion debt load. New CEO Ronald Rittenmeyer said his goal is to create a more agile organization.

Hospitals saw higher job growth in December

Hospitals saw higher job growth in December

By Tara Bannow  |  January 05, 2018

The healthcare industry added roughly 31,000 jobs in December, slightly above the 30,000 added in November, with sectors such as hospitals and physicians' office seeing significant fluctuations at the end of 2017.

Mayo Clinic's Albert Lea hospital union, management locked in labor standoff

Mayo Clinic's Albert Lea hospital union, management locked in labor standoff

By Alex Kacik  |  December 20, 2017

Unionized employees at Mayo Clinic's Albert Lea hospital in Minnesota and hospital management are locked in a labor dispute that will leave about 80 employees out of work for a week, fueling continued community backlash since Mayo decided to consolidate services at the hospital.

Women outnumber men enrolling in medical school

Women outnumber men enrolling in medical school

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  December 18, 2017

New data show that the number of women enrolling in medical school has exceeded the number of male first-year students for the first time. The demographic changes lead some experts to hope it will improve workplace conditions for women physicians.

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