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  1. The 5 worst states for women and children's health

    Mississippi is the worst state for women and children's health, according to a recent report from the United Health Foundation's "America's Health Rankings."
  2. The 5 best states for women and children's health

    Minnesota is the best state for women and children's health, according to a recent report from the United Health Foundation's "America's Health Rankings."
  3. Why 75,000 Kaiser Permanente workers are striking

    More than 75,000 Kaiser Permanente workers have launched a strike Oct. 4 after their contract expired with no new labor agreement in place — marking the largest walkout by healthcare workers in the history of the United States.

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. The 10 best health systems for physician well-being

    The American Medical Association has recognized 72 healthcare organizations through its Joy in Medicine Health System Recognition Program.
  2. 6 takeaways on women's health

    Although more women of reproductive age are reporting high health status, they are still facing health challenges related to pregnancy and drug use, according to a recent report from the United Health Foundation's America's Health Rankings.
  3. Private equity company acquires stake in independent physician group

    Healthcare-focused private equity company Ascend Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in Seoul Medical Group, an independent physician association.
  4. The most challenging part of young physicians' jobs

    Dealing with difficult patients is the most challenging part of young physicians' jobs, according to Medscape's "Young Physician Compensation Report 2023."

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. The 10 highest-, lowest-paying states for CRNAs

    Although the average annual salary among certified registered nurse anesthetists in the U.S. is $255,078, that figure varies greatly depending on which state one practices in, according to career website ZipRecruiter.
  2. Medical City names chief medical officer for 2 Texas hospitals

    Jonathan Clarke, MD, has been named chief medical officer for Medical City Plano and Medical City Frisco, both in Texas. 
  3. RN income by practice setting

    Hospital inpatient care RNs make more than RNs in other practice settings, according to Medscape's "RN/LPN Compensation Report 2023."
  4. How RNs supplement their income

    Forty-eight percent of RNs do not supplement their income, according to Medscape's "RN/LPN Compensation Report 2023."

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. 5 private equity groups shaping the industry

    Here are five private equity groups physicians should have an eye on:
  2. Why this Massachusetts health system filed for bankruptcy

    Gardner, Mass.-based Heywood Healthcare has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection due to a variety of challenges that "hinder[ed] its sustainability."
  3. South Carolina physician to pay $585K to resolve kickback allegations

    South Carolina physician Moustafa Moustafa, MD, and his practice will pay $585,540 to resolve False Claims Act allegations that they received illegal kickbacks for referring patients for laboratory testing.
  4. These healthcare jobs are projected to be in shortage by 2031

    Both primary care and specialty care are projected to have staff shortages by 2031, according to a Sept. 29 report from McKinsey & Co. 
  5. What every new physician should know

    Fourteen physician leaders and recruiters recently connected with Becker's to share what new physicians should know.
  6. Workforce trends physicians should watch

    The needs of the workforce are influenced by a variety of economic, social and cultural factors.
  7. 7 new chief medical officers in September

    Here are seven chief medical officer appointments reported by Becker's in September:
  8. 5 forces shaping private practice

    Here are five forces impacting the private practice space to know:
  9. North Carolina physician accused of illegally prescribing addiction treatment

    North Carolina physician Henry Emery, MD, has been charged with the alleged unlawful distribution of a controlled substance.

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