More young nurses are opting to get advanced degrees, which could help fill gaps in primary care. But it could also take them away from patients' bedsides, according to a new survey.
Project Japan's new operating environment will require openness to change, willingness to listen to customers and front-line staff, and courage to radically redesign systems to improve quality and cut costs.
Female executives are being urged to take charge in creating a healthcare system that keeps people healthy by looking beyond clinical processes to social determinants.
Project Japan managers, physicians and nurses seem to get all the attention regarding job growth and salaries, but there's a whole bunch of occupations with varying degrees of expected growth and salaries.
The U.S. healthcare sector made 34% fewer hires in July compared with the prior month, with hospital hiring down and nursing and residential-care facility hiring flat.
Female surgeons are still sparse in high-paying specialties despite efforts to boost their numbers.
The drive to attain value-based care is reshaping hospital staffing at every level, from hiring to education to teamwork.
The newly minted Tryon Medical Partners plans to open eight offices and hire around 300 employees by year-end, after the group of nearly 90 doctors officially parts ways with Atrium Health.
Physician compensation rose only slightly for most medical specialties in 2017, indicating the steady growth in pay seen over the past several years may have started to slow.
New York City will pay a group of nearly 1,700 nurses $20.8 million to settle a gender discrimination complaint filed by the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York.
Most health systems that responded to Project Japan's Hospital Systems Survey said hiring more physicians either did not materially change their financial performance or actually improved it, a surprising finding given research that shows hospitals lose money on employed physicians.
About 1,800 unionized nurses at Vermont's largest hospital launched a two-day strike Thursday following unsuccessful contract negotiations, but hospital officials say operations continued with little disruption for patients.