Cleveland Clinic plans to increase its minimum wage for the "overwhelming majority" of its workforce to $15 per hour by 2020, CEO Dr. Tom Mihaljevic announced on Wednesday.
Lurie Children's Hospital, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Rush University Medical Center and UChicago Medicine are looking to promote employees in non-clinical positions.
Monday marked the first day of a five-day strike for 4,000 mental health workers at about 100 Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics in California.
The U.S. healthcare industry made more hires than any other sector in November, according to the latest federal government jobs report.
Four premature babies in the neonatal ICU have contracted the Acinetobacter baumannii bacteria since September, three of whom died, according to public health officials.
To the dismay of many policy experts and entities like the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, updates to the fee schedule have benefited procedure-oriented specialties at the expense of primary-care doctors.
The vendor did not say how many people were laid off, only that the layoffs were part of an effort to correctly assign resources to its projects.
The California Justice Department conditionally approved the merger Nov. 21, which means the deal has met all necessary state, federal and Catholic regulatory approvals and is on track to close by Dec. 31.
Nursing homes with lower-than-average weekend staffing will face more frequent weekend inspections by state survey agencies checking up on quality of care and resident safety, the CMS said.
Health systems are pushing for interstate licensing of nurses, physicians and advanced practice providers to streamline care, but unions claim that it opens the floodgates to substandard care.
The 10th-largest nonprofit hospital network in the nation says it will increase its minimum wage to $15 an hour in 2021.
Hundreds of hospital employees have lost homes in the Camp Fire that devastated Paradise, Calif., and administrators are working feverishly to find them temporary housing.