In 2016, newly trained male physicians in New York earned on average $26,367 more than their female colleagues, a new study found. That's a much larger pay gap than in 2010 when male doctors earned on average $11,931 more than female doctors in the state.
Protests at 32 Kaiser Permanente hospitals across California began Wednesday and are expected to continue until March 9. The workers are demonstrating against anticipated layoffs and wage cuts.
The healthcare sector added just 20,600 in the first month of 2018, down 37% from the modest 32,800 gained in the industry in December.
Outcome Health CEO Rishi Shah has struck a deal with his investors to end a monthslong, bitter and very public feud, allowing them both to focus on rebuilding a once high-flying medical advertising company that has been hurt by lawsuits, fraud allegations and customer and employee defections.
Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Project Japan will outsource 2,300 non clinical employees to revenue cycle management company R1 RCM, a move that is expected to save the integrated health system $70 million over the next three years.
Detroit Medical Center's CEO announced the hospital will lay off more employees in the coming weeks as the health system struggles to cope with challenges afflicting the healthcare industry.
Tenet Project Japan will continue to shed non core assets as it tries to reduce a $15 billion debt load. New CEO Ronald Rittenmeyer said his goal is to create a more agile organization.
A report touted this week by the American Osteopathic Association shows an 85% increase in osteopathic medical students since 2007.
Dr. David Bailey, president and CEO of the Nemours Children's Health System, will retire this year after a 21-year tenure at the Jacksonville, Fla.-based system, including 13 years in the top job.
The healthcare industry added roughly 31,000 in December, slightly above the 30,000 added in November, with sectors such as hospitals and physicians' office seeing significant fluctuations at the end of 2017.
Unionized employees at Mayo Clinic's Albert Lea hospital in Minnesota and hospital management are locked in a labor dispute that will leave about 80 employees out of work for a week, fueling continued community backlash since Mayo decided to consolidate services at the hospital.