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AMA: Physicians generate $2.3 trillion in economic output

AMA: Physicians generate $2.3 trillion in economic output

By Tara Bannow  |  January 08, 2018

Physicians generated $2.3 trillion in economic activity and nearly 12.6 million jobs in 2015, according to an American Medical Association report. The group's president says the report is designed to push back against states that are creating difficult practice environments.

Charity care spending flat among top hospitals

Charity care spending flat among top hospitals

By Tara Bannow  |  January 06, 2018

A Modern Healthcare review of the 20 largest health systems shows charity care spending made up 1.4% of their collective revenue in 2016, a number that's relatively unchanged from 2015.

Hospital profits, uncompensated care climb

Hospital profits, uncompensated care climb

By Tara Bannow  |  January 06, 2018

Profits at the more than 4,800 U.S. community hospitals continued their steady rise last year, hitting $76.1 billion, a 43% increase since 2011.

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.

Consultants warn 'change or get out of the way' next year

Consultants warn 'change or get out of the way' next year

By Alex Kacik  |  December 12, 2017

Healthcare organizations should consider seeking greater cross-sector collaboration, new strategic investments and creative efficiencies to build resilience as they brace for more change next year, according to a new PricewaterhouseCoopers report.

Ambulatory services driving healthcare job growth

Ambulatory services driving healthcare job growth

By Tara Bannow  |  December 08, 2017

Growth in ambulatory services including physicians' offices and outpatient clinics accounted for most of the seasonally adjusted nearly 30,000 jobs added to the healthcare sector in November.

How to find $25 million in 10 days

How to find $25 million in 10 days

By Alex Kacik  |  December 02, 2017

Hospitals and health systems are looking to offset the continued widening gap between the cost of care and Medicare reimbursement, as well as other rising costs.

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