Keyword: Bureau of Labor Statistics
A new study offers a sobering glimpse of the costs to patients and the healthcare system when patients with chronic diseases experience coverage gaps.
The latest jobs report says healthcare added 24,000 jobs in April, with hospitals contributing more than 8,000 of them.
Nursing executives are worried that the industry's ongoing nurse shortage is negatively impacting care quality and patient satisfaction.
In the drive to improve patient safety, healthcare leaders may not pay enough attention to the safety of their workforce.
Hospitals have turned to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico to recruit nurses as more RNs on the mainland retire.
The percentage of registered nurses who plan to retire in less than a year is up significantly, a finding that indicates the long-predicted wave of retirements among baby boomer nurses is already underway, according to a new survey from staffing firm AMN Healthcare.
J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in West Virginia has paid more than $10 million this year to hire and retain nurses.
Add another study to the pile that finds disparity between how men and women are paid—this one focused on compensation for physician assistants.
The industry overall added 39,400 jobs, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, with ambulatory health services leading the way by adding 30,000 positions.
Uncertainty over the future of healthcare didn’t stop hospitals and ambulatory care centers from hiring new employees in June.