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  1. Dignity Health names chief medical officer for California medical center

    Charlie Abraham, MD, has been appointed chief medical officer of St. Bernardine Medical Center, a Dignity Health hospital in San Bernardino, Calif.
  2. 2 healthcare jobs named among most dangerous in America

    A new analysis from attorneys at Columbus, Ohio-based Fitch Law Firm has identified the 10 most dangerous jobs in America, with two healthcare-related jobs making the list. 
  3. What routine difficulties do physicians face with state Medicaid agencies?

    Here are the routine difficulties physicians reported experiencing with state Medicaid agencies, according to the Medscape's 2023 Medicaid "Physician Survey."

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  1. Memorial Health to lay off 20% of leadership

    Springfield, Ill.-based Memorial Health has laid off 20 percent of leadership positions and hundreds of employees due to "current national and statewide economic trends," the Jacksonville Journal-Courier reported Aug. 8.
  2. HSS appoints 2 chiefs of surgery

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery has named Daniel Green, MD, and David Mayman, MD, as chief of pediatric orthopedic surgery and chief of adult joint replacement and reconstruction, respectively. 
  3. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist appoints new president

    David Zaas, MD, has been appointed president of Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist in Winston-Salem, N.C.
  4. How many hours a week do physicians spend on prior authorizations?

    The average physician worked 43 hours a week in 2022 — and for 17 percent of physicians, more than 20 of those were spent on prior authorizations, according to a report by Medical Economics.

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  1. Would physicians change their specialty or career?

    Below are the percentages of physicians who would either change their specialty or profession if they had the opportunity, according to the Medical Economics' 2023 "Physician Report." .
  2. Maryland physician convicted for $15M COVID-19 healthcare fraud scheme

    Maryland physician Ron Elfenbein, MD, has been convicted by a federal jury for submitting over $15 million in false and fraudulent claims for patients who were tested for COVID-19 at his testing sites.
  3. Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute names president, CEO

    Boris Pasche, MD, PhD, has been appointed president and CEO of Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit.
  4. Physician telehealth use declined in 2022

    Thirty-nine percent of physicians reported using telemedicine less in 2022 compared to 2021, according to a report by Medical Economics.

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  1. Average salary by region for the most-recruited providers

    Here are the average salaries across five regions for the most requested providers in recruitment searches, according to the "2023 Physician Incentive Review" from healthcare staffing firm AMN Healthcare:
  2. Where physicians are earning secondary income

    Here are the top 10 sources of secondary income for physicians in 2022, according to the Medical Economics "2023 Physician Report":
  3. Hospital for Special Surgery adds two associate surgeons-in-chief

    Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City has appointed two associate surgeons-in-chief, effective Sept. 5.
  4. Hospitalist pay in 2023: 9 things to know

    Hospitalist pay increased at a much higher rate than it did for U.S. physicians in general in 2022, according to an Aug. 2 compensation report from Medscape. 
  5. Most requested searches by specialty

    AMN Healthcare, a healthcare staffing firm, analyzed a sample of the 2,676 permanent physician and advanced practitioner search engagements the firm conducted from April 1, 2022, to March 31.
  6. Texas Children's Hospital Woodlands names chief medical officer

    Rachel Marek, MD, has been appointed chief medical officer of Texas Children's Hospital the Woodlands.
  7. CEO of Franciscan Missionaries to retire

    Richard Vath, MD, president and CEO of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, has announced plans to retire in June 2024.
  8. Salaries for the most-recruited physician specialties

    AMN Healthcare, a healthcare staffing firm, analyzed a sample of the 2,676 permanent physician and advanced practitioner search engagements the firm conducted from April 1, 2022, to March 31. Here are the lowest, average and highest salaries for the most-recruited physician specialties, according to the "2023 Physician Incentive Review" from AMN Healthcare:
  9. 8 fraud cases in 2 weeks

    Here are eight healthcare fraud cases Becker's has reported on since July 20:

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