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Community health center funding lapse could force job cuts

Community health center funding lapse could force job cuts

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  December 04, 2017

Continued inaction by Congress to re-authorize crucial funding for the country's community health centers could result in the loss of more than 60,000 healthcare jobs, according to a new report.

DMC cutting jobs as part of Tenet cost-cutting

DMC cutting jobs as part of Tenet cost-cutting

By Jay Greene  |  December 04, 2017

Tenet Healthcare Corp. instructed executives at Detroit Medical Center to cut its workforce by 150 by the end of this year as part of the investor-owned hospital chain's previously announced companywide 1,300 layoffs.

Maimonides to lay off up to 200 employees

Maimonides to lay off up to 200 employees

By Caroline Lewis  |  November 30, 2017

The dismissals account for about 3% of the hospital's staff of 6,500 and will be made "in areas that will have the least impact on clinical care," according to Maimonides.

One-third of Outcome staffers take buyouts

By John Pletz  |  November 21, 2017

About 200 Outcome Health employees—37% of its staff of 535—have taken buyouts as the beleaguered healthcare advertising company faces allegations that it misled advertisers with inflated results.

Outcome Health offers buyouts

Outcome Health offers buyouts

By John Pletz  |  November 20, 2017

Outcome Health's biggest problem used to be keeping up with all the new hires. Now the company is cutting back staff for the second time in less than two months.

Hospital-employed physicians drain Medicare

Hospital-employed physicians drain Medicare

By Alex Kacik  |  November 14, 2017

A 49% increase in hospital-employed physicians between 2012 and 2015 led to a $3.1 billion jump in Medicare costs related to four specific procedures.

Healthcare industry to create 4 million jobs by 2026

Healthcare industry to create 4 million jobs by 2026

By Alex Kacik  |  October 27, 2017

The healthcare industry is projected to add 4 million jobs by 2026, led by practitioner positions, support staff sectors and technical occupations. Hospitals and health systems will have to turn to outsourced staffing companies or new technology to meet the growing demand, experts say.

Intermountain reorganizes its regions to form a 'model for tomorrow'

Intermountain reorganizes its regions to form a 'model for tomorrow'

By Alex Kacik  |  October 19, 2017

The Salt Lake City-based integrated health system is replacing its geographically defined administrative regions with a systemwide structure made up of community care and specialty care groups to better align internally to deliver more efficient and effective care, CEO Marc Harrison said.

Athenahealth to lay off more than 400 employees

Athenahealth to lay off more than 400 employees

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  October 19, 2017

Athenahealth is shrinking its workforce by 9%, or more than 400 employees, as part of an "organizational redesign" to simplify the cloud-based EHR vendor's structure.

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