Underwood Memorial Hospital in New Jersey was the subject of an employee class-action lawsuit regarding the illegal docking of pay--and another case in California suggests that there is some friction between hospital management and line staff over the issue.
Now that the economy and housing market are beginning to recover, more physicians than ever are feeling comfortable to move on from positions in which they're unhappy, suggest survey results released yesterday.
The Affordable Care Act is pushing more physicians out of private practice and into hospital employment in a bid to better regulate doctors, a resident fellow at the conservative American Enterprise Institute contends in a WSJ commentary.
Healthcare leaders are revisiting their IT staffing strategies in the face of ongoing difficulty in attracting the talent they need, according to a new survey. H ealthcare CEOs said they worry that IT staffing shortages could impede their ability to meet government mandates, consumer expectations and new growth opportunities.
Lawmakers across the country are introducing legislation that would let healthcare workers refuse to participate in procedures or caregiving that violates their moral, ethical or religious values.
Healthcare remains a bright spot in the job market, adding 32,000 jobs in February, according to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
At the practice level, you need to have policies in place for disciplining and possibly terminating impaired physicians.
I have a confession to make. As much as I harp on work-life balance and boundaries, I personally subscribe to neither. My work is about healthcare. Health is essential to life. Every day, I think...
One of the less-discussed solutions to primary care's access crunch is the role of the osteopathic physician or D.O.
There are three major ways medical groups can reduce the burden of call coverage on individual doctors, as well as foster group harmony.