The Salt Lake City-based integrated health system is replacing its geographically defined administrative regions with a systemwide structure made up of community care and specialty care groups to better align internally to deliver more efficient and effective care, CEO Marc Harrison said.
Athenahealth is shrinking its workforce by 9%, or more than 400 employees, as part of an "organizational redesign" to simplify the cloud-based EHR vendor's structure.
Summa Health has begun the search for a new president and CEO to take over for Dr. Cliff Deveny.
The U.S. economy shed 33,000 jobs in September after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma forced thousands of businesses to close temporarily, including hospitals in Texas and Florida. Still, the healthcare industry added 23,000 jobs.
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.
NYC Health & Hospitals is taking drastic measures to account for the delay of a $380 million payment that it expected to receive from the state in return for treating large numbers of Medicaid and uninsured patients.
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.
With health systems treating larger and more diverse patient populations, leaders are looking for managers focused on retaining a workforce that reflects the community.
The departure of Robert Coward caught investors by surprise, given that Envision has not pointed to specific problems with its crucial physician-staffing business in recent quarters.
As providers transition to value-based care and aim to reduce unnecessary care variation, employee engagement strategies can bolster patient satisfaction, maximize Medicare payment and instill a culture of safety measures, according to a new Advisory Board study.
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.
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