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Data Points for May 2, 2016

Data Points for May 2, 2016

By Modern Healthcare  |  April 30, 2016

Data Points for the week of May 2, 2016, covered the following topics: Workplace safety for healthcare employees, injuries on the job, workers' compensation.

Nurses at Stanford hospitals and clinics vote to strike

By Modern Healthcare  |  April 24, 2016

More than 2,700 Bay Area nurses working at Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital have voted to strike after failing to reach a contract agreement. The two sides return to the bargaining table Monday in Palo Alto, Calif.

UPMC staffers join global strikes to bump wages, strengthen union rights

By Michael Sandler  |  April 14, 2016

Several dozen staffers at Pittsburgh-based UPMC are striking this afternoon in solidarity with workers worldwide who today are protesting for higher minimum wages and greater union rights. The protests come on the heels of UPMC's announcement last month of plans to raise the minimum wage for its...

Q&A: American public's confidence in the FDA must be ensured

Q&A: American public's confidence in the FDA must be ensured

By Modern Healthcare  |  April 02, 2016

Dr. Robert Califf became commissioner of the FDA in February. He brings to the job more than 30 years of experience in clinical trial research at Duke University Medical Center. Califf discusses his priorities and some of the controversies that swirled around his nomination.

Healthcare on pace for another huge year of job gains

By Bob Herman  |  April 02, 2016

Hospitals, doctors’ offices and other healthcare settings added 36,800 jobs in March, representing roughly 1 out of 6 jobs created across the entire U.S. economy last month.

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