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Gender imbalance persists at teaching hospitals

Academic medical centers suffer from a major gender gap that will only continue to grow unless leaders acknowledge the problem, according to commentary published in the  Journal of the American Medical Association.

Doubts surround effectiveness of wellness plans aimed at weight loss

As American companies continue to expand wellness programs for their employees, one former Harvard professor says the whole concept is suspect at best, according to  BenefitsPro.

Physician pay fairly flat in 2015, but trends continue to emerge

Overall, physicians' pay increased a mere 1.8 percent over the past year, according to the 2015 "Physician Compensation and Productivity Survey" from Minneapolis-based Sullivan, Cotter and Associates. 

OIG: Government did not properly train contractors who built

Public employees hired to create and build were not trained or managed properly to successfully complete their duties,  according to a federal audit.

Experienced nurses hold edge as acute care job market opens up

Demand for experienced nurses continues to grow, and vacancy rates have more than doubled in recent years at hospitals around the country. However, new graduates are increasingly competing with experienced nurses.

10 Influential Women in Health IT in 2015

Each year, our annual list of influential women in health IT--compiled with the help of reader nominations--includes individuals at the forefront of efforts merging patient care with technology. Once again, we asked readers to submit to us who they think are progressing those efforts, and once again, they did not disappoint.

Hospitals, providers would benefit by energizing more voters


4 strategies to manage remote healthcare workers

In an exclusive interview with FierceHealthcare,  Adriane Willig, a principal at executive search firm's Witt/Kieffer's healthcare practice, offers suggestions for healthcare leaders to successfully manage a virtual workforce.  

12-hour-plus shifts linked to nurse burnout

Nurses working shifts of 12 hours or longer are at severe risk for burnout, according to an international study published in BMJ Open.

Industry upheaval has insurance execs on edge

From Affordable Care Act drama to industry consolidation, health insurance executives have had a rough few months.