Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. How resident pay increases year over year

    The average resident's pay increases by $13,000 after six years of training, according to data from Medscape. 
  2. Inside the argument over who gets to call themselves 'doctor'

    Three nurses with doctorates of nursing practice in California recently sued the state's attorney general, leaders of the Medical Board of California and the California Board of Registered Nursing over the right to call themselves "doctor."
  3. What are residents looking for in a program?

    Here's what residents said was the most important factor when seeking their first residency, according to Medscape's "2023 Resident Salary and Debt Report":

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. Indiana State Medical Association names new president

    David Diaz, MD, has been named the next president of the Indiana State Medical Association, The Hamilton County Reporter reported Sept. 15.
  2. Covenant Health names service area chief medical officer

    Lara Johnson, MD, has been appointed by Lubbock, Texas-based Covenant Health as the chief medical officer of its Lubbock service area, The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reported Sept. 14.
  3. Google seeks physician for public health clinical lead

    Google is willing to pay $208,000 to $306,000 plus bonus and equity for a physician leader with experience in public health, according to a recent job listing.
  4. 'I get paid the equivalent of $12 an hour': How residents feel about their pay 

    Medscape surveyed 1,000 residents on their earnings in its 2023 "Resident and Salary Debt Report."

Managing Patient Throughput with AI: Unlocking Capacity

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  1. Why residents don't feel fairly compensated

    Eighty-six percent of residents who do not feel fairly compensated said it's because their compensation does not reflect their work hours, according to Medscape's "Resident Salary & Debt Report 2023."
  2. The world's best hospitals in 12 specialties

    The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., holds the top rank in the world for hospitals in eight out of 12 specialties, according to rankings released by Newsweek. 
  3. The 20 'smartest' hospitals in the world

    Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., was named the "smartest" hospital in the world by Newsweek. 
  4. Englewood Health appoints 3 physician leaders

    Englewood (N.J.) Health has appointed three new physician leaders to oversee a variety of specialties.

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. 1 in 4 health visits are provided by non-physicians

    One-fourth of health visits in the United States are delivered by non-physician providers, according to a study published Sept. 14 in the BMJ.
  2. UT Southwestern Medical Center names physician leader

    Jonathan Efron, MD, has been appointed executive vice president for health system affairs and will lead the clinical operations of UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
  3. Why well-being is low for current and future physicians: 8 takeaways

    For the third year in a row, 6 in 10 physicians included in the Physicians Foundation's "Survey of America's Current and Future Physicians" reported experiencing burnout.
  4. 3 physician, nursing groups striking in the last week

    Here are three groups of medical professionals that have announced plans to or held strikes, as reported by Becker's since Sept. 7: 
  5. The US' largest health system: A state-by-state breakdown

    Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare is the largest health system in the U.S. by number of hospitals as well as net patient revenue, according to data from Definitive Healthcare, a healthcare analytics firm. 
  6. Why the CMS physician payment schedule needs to be reevaluated, per the AHA

    The American Hospital Association sent a comment letter Sept. 11 to CMS arguing that the Medicare physician payment schedule should be revised.
  7. Why these 6 healthcare execs are leaving their roles

    Healthcare executives across the country are leaving their roles, whether it's to pursue new positions, retire or for other reasons.
  8. Does better healthcare correlate with happiness? A state-by-state comparison

    Better healthcare does not correlate with overall happiness, according to comparison of data from WalletHub on the best states for healthcare and the happiest states in the U.S.
  9. Hospital joint ventures: 5 things physicians should know

    As the pandemic-related slowdown in health system financial moves eases, hospital joint venture deals are expected to climb in the coming months.

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