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Fostering diversity for the next generation of healthcare leaders

Fostering diversity for the next generation of healthcare leaders

By Shelby Livingston  |  October 13, 2018

Some health systems are grooming junior employees from minority backgrounds to become the next generation of leaders, so that they will better reflect the growing diversity of the patient and community populations.

Cook County health system to add jobs

Cook County health system to add jobs

By Stephanie Goldberg  |  October 12, 2018

The majority of new hires—about 150—will be care managers who were hired as contract employees to ensure the system could accommodate an increase in patients. Doctors and physician assistants spread throughout the health system will account for about 40 new employees.

Detroit Medical Center asks 3 cardiologists to resign leadership roles

Detroit Medical Center asks 3 cardiologists to resign leadership roles

By Jay Greene  |  October 02, 2018

Three top cardiologists at Detroit Medical Center have been relieved of their administrative duties for alleged code-of-conduct violations, and a fourth cardiologist has resigned for unspecified reasons, according to an email sent by DMC executive Scott Steiner.

Gapstur to lead WellSpan Health next year

Gapstur to lead WellSpan Health next year

By Alex Kacik  |  September 24, 2018

Roxanna Gapstur will succeed Dr. Kevin Mosser as the next president and CEO of WellSpan Health after Mosser retires on Jan. 1.

Providers tackle turnover amid vexing labor shortage

Providers tackle turnover amid vexing labor shortage

By Alex Kacik  |  September 22, 2018

The healthcare industry is using financial-assistance programs, employee-ownership models and partnerships with academic institutions to cope with high turnover along with simultaneous labor shortages.

Survey: Hawaii loses 51 doctors as shortage continues

Survey: Hawaii loses 51 doctors as shortage continues

By Associated Press  |  September 18, 2018

After two years of gaining physicians, Hawaii lost 51 full-time doctors in 2017. The state has about 2,900 full-time doctors, approximately 800 short of the number needed across all specialties.

University of Michigan nurses approve 3-day strike

University of Michigan nurses approve 3-day strike

By Kurt Nagl  |  September 18, 2018

Nurses at the University of Michigan voted in favor of a three-day work stoppage to protest "ongoing and continuous violations of their workplace rights" after their contracts expired June 30.

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