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Nursing shortage effects can be mitigated
Apr 02 | Jeff Lagasse
Inability to coordinate nurses on the front line with the needs of the hospital is a recipe for creating burnout,…
AMA, Mayo, others tackle physician burnout in new medical charter
Mar 30 | Jeff Lagasse
The charter calls for institutional changes to work schedules, personnel policies, counseling and wellness…
Med schools, teaching hospitals are 3% of GDP
Mar 29 | Jeff Lagasse
The institutions that were studied added more than $562 billion in value to the nation's economy in 2017,…
Allina, Aetna tap former Molina exec to lead joint venture
Mar 28 | Susan Morse
The organization anticipates offering a number of fully insured and self-insured commercial products starting as early…
Sutter Health/Aetna venture names new CEO
Mar 21 | Susan Morse
The joint venture currently offers employers with employees in northern California self-insured commercial products with effective…
Change Healthcare names Fredrik Eliasson CFO, EVP
Mar 20 | Jeff Lagasse
Eliasson has held numerous financial leadership roles, including vice president of…
Dignity Health union workers get new 5-year contract
Mar 19 | Beth Jones Sanborn
After talk of protests and fears over pending mega-merger with Catholic Health Initiatives, new…
National Resident Match Program’s year mirrors shortage trends
Mar 16 | Beth Jones Sanborn
More positions are being offered in family medicine, a specialty already suffering from…
Hospitals acquired 5K physician practices in a year
Mar 15 | Jeff Lagasse
Since hospital-employed doctors tend to perform services in an outpatient setting, the trend increases costs for Medicare and…
Mar 15 | Bernie Monegain
J. Stephen Jones succeeds CEO J. Knox Singleton who held the position for 35 years.

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