One of the nation's largest health systems will for the first time set a systemwide minimum wage of $11 an hour.
One of the nation's largest health systems, Ascension Health, will set a system-wide minimum wage of $11 an hour. The healthcare industry employed 2.8 million workers last year who earned the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour or less.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his office will train state hospitals on ensuring equal access to care for transgender individuals.
Ascension's surplus dropped nearly 40% in its most recent quarter as investment returns fell significantly from a year ago, even though returns on its portfolio are beginning to stabilize.
More Medicaid patients, even at low reimbursement rates, delivered a financial boost to Ascension Health hospitals in states that expanded their Medicaid programs. It's an increase that wasn't seen in the system's non-expansion states.
For women who aspire to healthcare's executive-level roles, advanced education and the willingness to take risks may not be enough. Surveys of corporate leadership and healthcare management point to a continued, though narrowing, disparity of women to men in leadership roles.
HCA once again leveraged its sheer size and organic growth strategy to maintain its position as the largest for-profit hospital chain in the country, according to Modern Healthcare's latest By the Numbers list.
Tenet Healthcare Corp.'s partnership last week with not-for-profit Baylor Scott & White Health is the latest example of the chain's departure from the traditional mergers-and-acquisitions playbook in favor of forming regional networks and positioning itself for broader payment reform.
Sarah Cole has been promoted to CEO of CHAN Healthcare, a risk consulting and internal audit firm.
Sarah Cole has been promoted to CEO of CHAN Healthcare, which provides internal audit services to healthcare organizations.
Federal health officials will join academics, employers and industry officials in Washington next week to review the status of transparency efforts around healthcare costs and quality.
David Cade, a former top attorney at HHS, has been appointed CEO of the American Health Lawyers Association.