Intermountain Healthcare, a 22-hospital system based in Salt Lake City, will offer spousal benefits to same-sex couples who have legally married in states where same-sex marriage is recognized starting in 2014, according to Deseret News.
Very often in medical practices, people receive promotions to managerial roles. Some of you reading this may fit this description, as being a once-outstanding biller, coder or receptionist whose...
Six states and the District of Columbia are considering legislation that would establish mandatory minimum hospital-nurse staffing levels to deal with patient volume "peaks," but there may be an easier way of addressing the problem, according to a column in the Wall Street Journal.
A federal judge in New Hampshire sentenced David Kwiatkowski, the former Exeter Hospital technician, to 39 years in prison for a drug-stealing scheme that infected 45 patients across the country with hepatitis C, according to Boston.com.
Contrary to popular belief, physicians who work in outpatient settings are at just as much risk for burnout as their inpatient counterparts, according to a new study published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine.
The increase in Medicaid patients under the Affordable Care Act will exacerbate the looming doctor shortage, with many current practitioners unable to take on any more patients covered by the program, according to the New York Times.
In a job market with fewer jobs for nurses in hospitals, more nurses are instead seeking work in rehabilitation centers, patient homes and outpatient clinics, the Indianapolis Star reports.
Just scanning the headlines of the top stories we published in FiercePracticeManagement this week, there's a substantial amount of negativity. Even out of context, we've got the words,...
A majority of hospital CIOs said they have felt pressure at one time or another to continue launching a project that was not ready for go live, according to new survey results published this week.
Rural hospitals need to look for leaders who fit their mission and act like a big-city operation in order to attract a competitive CEO. writes Beth A. Nelson, a consultant for the executive search firm Witt/Kieffer, in Oak Brook, Ill., in an article for Hospitals & Health Networks.