Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) and physician assistants (PAs) should receive the same compensation from Medicare as physicians for performing higher-level services, a member of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) said Friday.
Healthcare jobs are still rapidly increasing, according to recently released data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
It costs hospitals less to develop and retain leadership in-house than to hire and train new management, a new survey found.
Prioritize hiring in high-risk areas, create and maintain a robust referral program and network at industry conferences--those are among several strategies for recruiting and retaining hospital IT talent, says Mike Bunch, managing director of recruitment and fulfillment at CTG Health Solutions.
As hospitals look to implement employee wellness programs, they should take heed that employees lose weight more successfully under company wellness plans that incentivize group rather than individual weight loss.
Given the prevalence and dangers of career burnout among physicians, a new study from Medscape examined the ways life outside a physician's practice related to his or her professional stress.
As FiercePracticeManagement reported previously, a 2012 survey published in the Archives of Internal Medicine found that nearly one in every two U.S. physicians has experienced at least one symptom ...
Despite the strains a career in medicine can put on family time and relationships, most individuals who are in long-term relationships with physicians are happy enough to say they'd still marry a doctor if they had a chance to do it over, according to a new study.
Two ex-employees of Catholic Health East filed a federal lawsuit last week alleging the nonprofit hospital chain's pension plans are underfunded by $438 million, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
Healthcare leaders must be armed with information on how to handle disruptive and inappropriate behaviors. Consider the following tips to prevent unprofessional conduct from interfering with the safety and well-being of patients and staff.