Infographic: Emerging compensation trends for advanced practice clinicians

Advanced practice clinicians — nurse practitioners and physician assistants — are among the fastest growing occupations in the U.S. labor force, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  By Emily Rappleye -

University of California ramps up rules for executives seeking external corporate positions

The University of California Board of Regents on Thursday approved more stringent moonlighting rules regarding executives' external corporate board positions, according to SF Gate. By Tamara Rosin -

4 surprising trends in resident pay, training

The average resident made $56,500 in 2015, up roughly 2 percent over the year prior, according to Medscape's "Residents Salary & Debt Report 2016."  By Emily Rappleye -

2015 physician compensation, work RVU by specialty

Physician compensation remained relatively flat in 2015, increasing just 3.1 percent on average, according to AMGA's "2016 Medical Group Compensation and Productivity Survey," which is based on data from 2015 earnings.  By Emily Rappleye -

Board director pay up to $263,500

Companies are adjusting board compensation to stay competitive and retain top directors, according to an analysis from advisory firm Willis Towers Watson.  By Emily Rappleye -

To save costs, McKesson could cut 1,000 workers or drop CEO

In March, McKesson announced plans to cut nearly 1,600 U.S. jobs to help trim costs.  Cutting jobs, though, still comes at a cost, mostly due to severance payments. But a Bloomberg report suggests the company could cut just one position for the same price: the CEO. By Akanksha Jayanthi -

UCSF hospital CEO under scrutiny for $5M payments for external board position

Mark Laret, CEO of UCSF Medical Center has received payments totaling more than $5 million in stock awards and cash since 2007 for his role on the boards of two companies that do millions of dollars of business with his hospital, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. By Tamara Rosin -

3 healthcare jobs that unexpectedly pay 6 figures

Glassdoor recently published a list of jobs that "you may not be as familiar with" that pay $100,000 or more, and three healthcare jobs made the cut. By Heather Punke -

Academic female physicians paid $20,000 less than male counterparts

U.S. public medical schools pay female academic physicians less than male academic physicians, even after accounting for age, experience, medical specialty, faculty rank and other factors, according to a study published by JAMA Internal Medicine.  By Emily Rappleye -

Measure to cap hospital executive pay added to Arizona ballot

A union-led initiative in Arizona will likely add a measure to the November ballot asking voters to cap hospital executives' pay at that of the U.S. president, according to Tuscon.com. By Tamara Rosin -

Biotechs have no pay gap between male and female CEOs

Women earn 79 cents for every dollar a man makes — except in the biotech market.  By Mackenzie Bean -

California union abandons ballot initiative on hospital executive salaries

Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West, a statewide union of the Service Employees International Union in California, has decided to withdraw a ballot measure that would limit the annual compensation of nonprofit hospital executives to $450,000, according to a Los Angeles Times report.  By Kelly Gooch -

Which medical group executives earn most? 4 things to know

The most lucrative medical group leadership position is a physician executive role at a large physician-owned practice in the Midwest, according to trends from a new survey from the Medical Group Management Association.  By Emily Rappleye -

NLRB settlement paves way for Sanford Health physicians to discuss compensation

The National Labor Relations Board and Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health reached a settlement agreement permitting physicians to share the terms of their employment contracts with one another, according to The Dickinson Press.  By Emily Rappleye -

40 statistics on physician compensation

Physician compensation varies widely between specialty and region as well as by sex and race.  By Ayla Ellison -

Viewpoint: Hospital CEOs deserve competitive salaries

High-earning hospital CEOs deserve their pay, according to William Mooney, president and CEO of the Westchester County Association.  By Emily Rappleye -

Harvard study: Black male physicians earn much less than white counterparts

Although black and white female physicians earn similar incomes, a substantial wage gap exists between black and white male physicians, according to recent study published by The BMJ.  By Emily Rappleye -

6 top incentives for physician recruitment

The current physician hiring atmosphere is competitive — so most healthcare organizations are adding incentives to contracts to sweeten the deal.  By Emily Rappleye -

Starting salaries of 5 most sought-after provider specialties

The average starting salary of family medicine physicians — the most-requested practitioners for 10 consecutive years by healthcare organizations — eclipsed $200,000 this year for the first time, according to Merritt Hawkins, an Irving, Texas-based physician search firm.  By Emily Rappleye -

Former Valeant CEO to receive $9M golden parachute

J. Michael Pearson, former CEO of Valeant Pharmaceuticals, is getting a hefty golden parachute, according to CNN Money. By Erin Dietsche -

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