Motivate healthcare employees with specific words and phrases; Surgeons, doctors among best-paid workers;

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> Healthcare leaders and managers can motivate and encourage their employees by using select words and phrases to empower workers, according to Becker's Hospital Review. Article

> Surgeons and physicians were two of the seven healthcare-related careers that made the list of top 10 best-paying jobs of 2014, according to a CareerCast report. Report

> Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald announced the VA is firing and disciplining employees involved in wait time data manipulation and cover-up, but declined to identify how many or who, the Associated Press reported. Article

Health Finance News

> Small, standalone not-for-profit hospitals and even some larger systems have their backs against the wall due to mounting financial pressures, according to Standard & Poor's Rating Services. Article

> The Medicaid population uses hospital emergency departments at a higher rate than patients with other forms of insurance, but for the most part such visits are necessary, according to a new report from the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Advisory Commission. Article

And Finally… Shark week equals shark meat. Article