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.
When tragedy strikes, it's the nation's paramedics and emergency medical technicians who are typically first on the scene to deliver care and try to save lives. And 2017 certainly put the emergency medical services workforce to the test, with multiple natural disasters and another string of mass...
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.
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.
Scripps Health is eliminating chief executive positions and cutting corporate services by $30 million in order to remain "relevant and viable in a new health care era," according to the San Diego-based system's CEO.
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.
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'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.
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.
Driving Good Health Care: A Report on How Healthcare Executives Approach Patient Outreach Post-DischargeNovember 13, 2017
Patient outreach and patient engagement are two themes that are driving numerous initiatives across the healthcare industry. But what do those terms really mean? As the healthcare industry shifts from a volume to value-based payments, understanding what patient engagement and outreach truly mean is...
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.
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.