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Tenet to cut regional management layer in reorganization

Tenet to cut regional management layer in reorganization

By Alex Kacik  |  October 06, 2017

As the company endures softening hospital admissions, rising deductibles and other headwinds that have compressed operating margins across the industry, Tenet will cut leadership positions to streamline operations and cut costs.

Edward-Elmhurst Health cutting 234 jobs

By Kristen Schorsch  |  October 04, 2017

Edward-Elmhurst Health in the Chicago suburbs is cutting 234 jobs through a mix of layoffs and not filling vacant positions. The move comes less than two months after Edward-Elmhurst announced $50 million in cuts amid financial pressures.

Monopolistic market control depresses healthcare wages

Monopolistic market control depresses healthcare wages

By Alex Kacik  |  September 14, 2017

While hospitals continue to drive the national economy as the leading employers in the industry, employment in outpatient care, where wages are markedly lower, has grown at six times the rate of hospitals. Consolidation may have given employers leverage in setting wages with workers.

Court orders Advocate to recognize nurses union

By Nona Tepper  |  August 14, 2017

The Illinois Nurses Association, a union created by nurse practitioners, will be the first nurses' union recognized by the state's largest hospital network.

NantHealth cuts workforce by 300

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  August 11, 2017

After losing $70 million in the second quarter of 2017, NantHealth is now laying off about a third of its employees.

Healthcare gains 39,400 jobs in July

Healthcare gains 39,400 jobs in July

By Dave Barkholz  |  August 04, 2017

The July healthcare hiring surge marks the second consecutive month that job gains in the sector have surpassed last year's hot average of 32,000. The need for hospital and other medical workers is overriding ACA repeal worries.

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