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Study: US healthcare unprepared for Alzheimer’s breakthroughs
Nov 17 | Jeff Lagasse
Advanced clinical trials are underway for at least 10 investigational therapies that have shown promise in…
Humana sells long-term business, trims staff
Nov 14 | Susan Morse
Analysts speculate that Humana may be preparing for another merger attempt following its failed deal with Aetna.
Why hospitals, practice leaders need to recruit talent early
Nov 14 | Beth Jones Sanborn
About 36 percent of new physicians started their job search in the second to last year of residency, survey showed.
 physician burnout AMA
Nov 14 | Jessica Davis
At the AMA's interim meeting over the weekend, David Barbe, MD told group members that AMA is making…
UnitedHealthcare layoffs linked to loss of military contract
Nov 10 | Susan Morse
However, on Thursday the insurance giant held job fair seeking to hire more than 1,000 military veterans and their spouses.
Humana profits drop 11% as it cuts 2,700 jobs
Nov 08 | Susan Morse
Humana reported third quarter income of $799 million, compared to $902 million during the same period in 2016.
ECRI's top 10 tech hazards for 2018
Nov 07 | Beth Jones Sanborn
ECRI Institute weighed factors like severity, likelihood that the hazard could cause serious injury or death,…
Baby boomer nurses are retiring, fueling shortage fears
Nov 07 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Survey showed 73 percent of baby boomer nurses planning to retire said they would do so in three years or less, AMN said.
Anthem replaces CEO Joe Swedish
Nov 06 | Susan Morse
Former UnitedHealthcare CEO Gail K. Boudreaux will take over leadership at the Big 5 insurer on Nov. 20.
4 in 10 healthcare professionals work when they’re sick
Nov 02 | Jeff Lagasse
Patients who are exposed to a sick healthcare worker are five times more likely to get a healthcare-associated…

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