Nearly 70 healthcare workers in Maryland will keep jobs after cancellation of private contract

The state of Maryland will not fire nearly 70 healthcare workers as planned, according to a Baltimore Sun report.  By Kelly Gooch -

Healthcare among top industries hiring entry-level workers

Healthcare is among industries doing the most hiring, accounting for 11 percent of the entry-level positions on offer, according to data released by recruitment technology company SmartRecruiters.  By Kelly Gooch -

10 workforce trends to watch in 2016

In a recent blog, Robin Rose, Vice President of Healthcare Resource Group for Healthstream, writes about the top trends healthcare organizations should keep on their radar in the coming year.  By Staff -

64 workers at Dignity Health-owned hospitals vote to unionize

Sixty-four healthcare workers at hospitals in Bakersfield, Calif., voted May 16 to join Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West.  By Kelly Gooch -

Healthcare union submits signatures for executive salary ballot measure

The Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West has submitted signatures to qualify a hospital executive pay measure for the Nov. 8 ballot, according to a Los Angeles Times report.  By Kelly Gooch -

PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center workers will vote on unionization

Licensed technical workers at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash., have renewed their interest in unionization, according to a Northwest Labor Press report.  By Kelly Gooch -

2 healthcare unions dissolve affiliation after disagreements

The National Union of Healthcare Workers and the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United have officially ended their three-year affiliation, according to a Bloomberg BNA report.  By Kelly Gooch -

5 nonhospital jobs for nurses

Nurses have an array of job opportunities at their disposal. That includes opportunities outside the hospital setting.  By Kelly Gooch -

Nurses tell Jimmy Kimmel what they hate about their jobs

Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel put out a call to the nation's nurses asking them to share what they hate most about their jobs — and nurses delivered. By Heather Punke -

Indiana Regional Medical Center nurses plan picket

Indiana (Pa.) Regional Medical Center nurses remain at odds with hospital management over contract issues approximately two weeks after they authorized a potential strike, according to a TribLIVE report.  By Kelly Gooch -

The evolution of long-term strategic partnerships for the healthcare industry

In a recent article, Roger Weems, Vice President and Lead Partner, North America at Philips Healthcare Transformation Services reviews the evolution of long-term strategic partnerships for the healthcare industry.  By Staff -

Theranos to grow workforce nearly 20%

If its hiring strategies are any indication, Palo Alto, Calif.-based blood test startup Theranos plans to persevere despite its bad press.  By Emily Rappleye -

Physician and administrator alignment: Will it make or break your organization?

Healthcare providers under regulatory and financial pressures are pursuing significant and urgent organizational changes, making collaboration among clinical and administrative leaders more important than ever.  By Paul Esselman, Senior Executive Vice President, Cejka Executive Search -

County officials add police at Bergen Regional in light of frequent assaults

Bergen County officials are targeting violence at Paramus, N.J.-based Bergen Regional Medical Center after frequent assaults were reported at the facility, The Record reports.   By Kelly Gooch -

3 healthcare organizations adding jobs

The following hospitals and health systems shared plans to hire workers since May 5, starting with the most recent.  By Kelly Gooch -

Allina, nurses deadlocked in contract negotiations over health insurance

Contract negotiations between Minneapolis-based Allina Health and its nurses have broken down over health insurance, according to a Star Tribune report.  By Kelly Gooch -

Common healthcare development pitfalls

Whether it's a medical office building, surgery center or replacement hospital, development projects are a big undertaking for any healthcare organization. And for those who have led a development in the past, the challenge of taking a project from concept to completion can be fraught with hazards – particularly when it comes to the local government approval process.  By Brian C. Cich, Executive Vice President, Rendina Healthcare Real Estate -

31% of Americans believe they'll work past retirement age

Approximately 31 percent of American employees plan on working past the age of 67, the minimum age for receiving Social Security retirement benefits, according to Gallup's 2016 Economy and Personal Finance Poll. By Erin Marshall -

Reported assaults at Bergen Regional prompt NJ senator to schedule hearing

New Jersey Sen. Joseph Vitale (D-Middlesex) has called for a hearing next month in response to hundreds of alleged assaults by patients in recent years at Bergen Regional Medical Center in Paramus, N.J., The Record reports.  By Kelly Gooch -

Feds set limits for financial incentives on wellness programs: 7 things to know

Federal officials have released final rules that limit how employers can offer workers financial incentives to join wellness programs.  By Kelly Gooch -

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