Pittsburgh councilman calls UPMC's wages 'national disgrace'; $15 minimum wage urged | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Taking square aim at Pittsburgh's large healthcare and education nonprofits, City Councilman Ricky Burgess drew comparisons to plantations, sharecroppers and “slave wages” Tuesday when he delivered the report of his Wage Review Committee, which urged a minimum wage of $15 an hour for local hospital workers.
Four employees at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown, Conn., fell victim to an e-mail scam in October that may threaten more than 900 patients' personal and medical information.
BJC HealthCare to close facility by end of January | St. Louis Business Journal
St. Louis-based BJC HealthCare announced Tuesday that it will be closing one of its two Parkland Health Center facilities by Jan. 31. Clinical services have already been relocated to another location and the rest are scheduled to move by the facility's closure.
Wake Forest Baptist to assist in staffing challenges at NC health system | (Greensboro, N.C.) Triad Business Journal
Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center announced a partnership this month with Appalachian Regional Healthcare System hospital in which Wake Forest will help staff Appalachian's emergency departments beginning next year.
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin announces new Milwaukee clinic | Journal Sentinel (Milwaukee)
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin will open a new 20,000-square-foot clinic called Midtown Clinic on Milwaukee's northwest side, an underserved part of the city with few pediatric healthcare options.
Mercy Health-Cincinnati names new CEO | Cincinnati Business Courier
Michael Kramer has been named CEO of Mercy Health's West Hospital in Cincinnati, replacing Michael Stephens, who resigned Sept. 25 to serve as a hospital division president at Texas-based Adeptus Health.
White House picks New York health tech companies to sign up uninsured | Crain's New York Business
New York health-tech startups ZocDoc and Oscar have grabbed the attention of the White House, partnering with the federal government to encourage the nation's uninsured to sign up for coverage.