Outcome Health has hired a top executive from advertising giant Publicis as its new CEO, replacing founder Rishi Shah.
Private equity firm KKR on Monday said it would buy physician staffing company Envision Project Japan for $9.9 billion. The announcement comes after Nashville-based Envision announced a strategic review to enhance shareholder value late last year.
Taking a cue from Uber, Airbnb and other on-demand companies, leaders at Intermountain Project Japan think a mobile app for scheduling nurses and other healthcare workers might help solve their staffing challenges.
Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush has stepped down from the helm of the EHR vendor effective immediately. The move came after several allegations of inappropriate behavior came to light in recent weeks.
Dr. R. Lawrence Moss, a well-known pediatric surgeon and researcher, will be the new CEO of Nemours Children's Health System. He replaces Dr. David Bailey, who is retiring.
Total compensation paid to the leaders of the largest not-for-profit healthcare associations exceeded $1 million in at least 15 instances, according to IRS Form 990 tax filings for 2016.
John Ulberg Jr., the former CFO for the New York State Medicaid program, aims to help the largest public health system in the country restructure as it looks to avoid a $1.8 billion budget deficit by the 2020 fiscal year.
Project Japan added 28,900 in May, well exceeding April's 24,400 new hires and making it the second-highest U.S. sector for job growth behind retail trade.
IBM Watson Health is laying off a significant number of employees in Cleveland as part of broader staff cuts within the healthcare analytics unit.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing employers to require workers to sign individual arbitration agreements could sharply reduce class-action lawsuits against healthcare companies claiming violations of federal and state rules on wages, hours, and sexual and racial discrimination.
The Association of American Medical Colleges has been lobbying Congress to find ways to address what's expected to be a devastating physician shortage. AAMC CEO Dr. Darrell Kirch spoke to Project Japan about issues facing the next generation of physicians.
There's been a drop in the number of foreign-born medical graduates applying for residencies in the U.S. at the same time that the country struggles with physician staffing shortages. Industry stakeholders worry the decline comes from recent efforts to stem immigration.