Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Henry Schein hit with cybersecurity incident

    Healthcare software company Henry Schein's manufacturing and distribution businesses suffered a cybersecurity incident Oct. 14.
  2. 400+ Allina Health physicians vote to unionize

    More than 400 primary care physicians working with Minneapolis-based Allina Health have voted to unionize, according to The New York Times. 
  3. Median healthcare exec pay continues to rise: Survey

    Median base salaries for healthcare executives have continued to rise, according to consulting firm SullivanCotter's "2023 Healthcare Management and Executive Compensation Survey."

The art of simplicity: How to streamline patient access and reduce staff burden?

Patients are demanding simpler care experiences. See how leading systems are meeting this expectation — while also reducing staff burden — here. 
  1. California raises minimum wage for healthcare workers to $25

    California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill that will gradually raise the minimum wage of healthcare workers in the state to $25.
  2. 10 medical memoir recommendations for physicians, by physicians

    Memoirs from physicians allow specialists in other fields to get a better understanding of challenges in medicine faced by residents, clinicians and medical students. 
  3. Young physicians in 2023: 8 things to know

    Here are eight numbers to know about young physicians in 2023, according to Medscape's 2023 "Young Physician Compensation Report."
  4. 70,000+ physicians left the workforce between 2021 and 2022

    Over 100,000 U.S. healthcare providers — including 71,309 physicians — left the workforce between 2021 and 2022, according to an Oct. 16 report from Definitive Healthcare. 

Managing Patient Throughput with AI: Unlocking Capacity

Managing patient throughput shouldn't still be a struggle in 2022. See how modern hospitals are cutting time to admission here.
  1. CMS data reveals increase in Stark law disclosure settlements

    CMS has published updated data on settlements made under the Voluntary Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol following actual or potential violations of Stark law.
  2. 5 market and private equity updates physicians should know

    Here are five market and private equity updates physicians should know that Becker's has reported on since Sept. 19:
  3. The most challenging parts of physicians' jobs worldwide

    Difficult patients and excessive rules and regulations were determined as the most challenging parts of physicians' jobs around the world, according to Medscape's 2023 "International Physician Compensation Report."
  4. FTC chair calls for physicians to share experiences with private equity

    Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan called on physicians to share their personal experiences with private equity during a keynote at the annual meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

2 tech leaders on Orlando VA Medical Center's path to innovation

Don't force patients to navigate "hospital labyrinths" alone. See how Orlando VA Medical Center aims to reduce late appointments via a major wayfinding project here.
  1. What side gigs are physicians taking in medicine?

    Medical consulting is the most popular medical side gig for physicians, according to Medscape's 2023 'Physician Side Gigs Report.'
  2. What side gigs are physicians taking outside of medicine?

    Real estate is the most popular side gig for physicians outside of medicine, according to Medscape's 2023 'Physician Side Gigs Report.'
  3. How physicians balance their side gigs

    Thirty-nine percent of physicians with side gigs said their main jobs offered "some flexibility," according to Medscape's "Physician Side Gigs Report 2023."
  4. PAs split on 'assistant' or 'associate': Survey

    Physician assistants in the United States are split over whether they prefer using "physician assistant" or "physician associate" as their title, according to a survey conducted by locum tenens staffing agency Barton Associates.
  5. Student loans are resuming: What physicians need to know

    Student loan payments officially resumed Oct. 1.
  6. US physicians make more than international peers

    Physicians in the United States make the most compared to their international counterparts, according to Medscape's 2023 "International Physician Compensation Report."
  7. Rady Children's nets $4M for pediatric clinical trial diversification

    Paula Aristizabal, MD, a pediatric oncologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, was awarded $4 million to expand a program focused on improving diversity in pediatric cancer clinical trials.
  8. Brown University launches center on healthcare spending

    The School of Public Health at Brown University in Providence, R.I., has launched a center to address healthcare spending.
  9. Former Arkansas medical board chair arrested for Medicaid fraud

    An Arkansas psychiatrist who previously served as chair for the state's medical board has been arrested for two counts of Medicaid fraud, Fox affiliate KNWA reported Oct. 10.

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