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Ascension to pay workers at least $11 an hour

Ascension to pay workers at least $11 an hour

By Melanie Evans  |  May 22, 2015

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.

The Top 25 Women in Healthcare: Gender diversity a work in progress

The Top 25 Women in Healthcare: Gender diversity a work in progress

By Melanie Evans  |  April 25, 2015

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, still No. 1 in revenue, bides time on big deals

By Michael Sandler  |  April 18, 2015

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's Baylor deal builds network strategy

Tenet's Baylor deal builds network strategy

By Beth Kutscher  |  March 28, 2015

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.

Cole named CEO of CHAN Healthcare

Cole named CEO of CHAN Healthcare

By Adam Rubenfire  |  March 23, 2015

Sarah Cole has been promoted to CEO of CHAN Healthcare, which provides internal audit services to healthcare organizations.

Turning transparency inside out

By Melanie Evans  |  March 07, 2015

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.

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