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    The annual median base salary for full-time clinical physician assistants was $106,000 in 2018, a 1 percent increase from $105,000 in the year prior, according to the 2019 AAPA Salary Report.
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    A minimum wage increase of $1 was linked to a significant decline in suicide rates among adults ages 18 to 64, according to research published by the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
  • US leaders rank gender disparities in pay low on priority list

    A recent survey of CEOs and other executives around the world shows executives from the U.S. rank equal pay last on their list of priorities, Fast Company reports.
  • 10 highest-paying nurse practitioner specialties

    Nurse practitioners specializing in anesthesiology earn more than those in other specialties, according to Medscape's 2019 Hospitalists Salary Survey.
  • How UMass Memorial cut executive payroll in half

    UMass Memorial Health Care led the pack of healthcare organizations in central Massachusetts that cut executive payroll in recent years, according to a report from the Worcester Business Journal.
  • Sentara pledges to reach $15 minimum wage by 2022

    Norfolk, Va.-based Sentara Healthcare plans to increase its minimum wage to $15 per hour by January 2022 for all staff, including those who work for its health plan, Optima Health, the system announced Dec. 31. 
  • The 50 highest-paying US cities, metro areas for nurse practitioners

    Although California is the top-paying state for nurse practitioners, New Bedford, Mass., topped the list of highest-paying U.S. cities and metro areas for nurse practitioners, according to Forbes.
  • An equitable way to pay physicians? Structured salaries only, Mayo suggests

    Mayo Clinic's review of 2,845 physicians' pay suggests a structured, salary-only compensation model, which the system has used for more than 40 years, effectively eliminates pay disparities. 
  • Bon Secours Mercy Health ups minimum wage to $15 

    Richmond, Va.-based Bon Secours Mercy Health plans to invest $17 million over the next three years to raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour, according to local CBS affiliate WTVR.
  • Healthcare businesses recruiting most $100K-plus managers

    CVS Health and Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare are among the top healthcare companies hiring the most managers with salaries of $100,000 or more, according to a Ladders database of high-paying jobs. 
  • 10 cities with the largest physician pay growth

    New Orleans has the most physician pay growth of all U.S. cities, according to Doximity's 2019 Physician Employment Report.
  • 10 highest-paying medical specialties

    Neurosurgery is the highest-paying medical specialty, according to Doximity's 2019 Physician Employment Report.
  • Loyola Medicine to boost minimum wage to $15

    Loyola Medicine, a three-hospital system based in Maywood, Ill., will increase its minimum wage to $15 per hour.
  • The myth of the $1 CEO salary

    More high-profile CEOs are reducing their annual cash salary to $1. But while some herald the move as altruistic, the truth is most of today's CEOs bring in millions through noncash awards like stocks, according to business newsletter The Hustle.
  • Comparing apples to apples: The relationship between recruitment incentives and standard physician compensation benchmarks

    Jason Lee, Geleen Antonio and Nadia Poluhina from the ECG Management Consultant team explain how recruitment incentives can be included with other cash compensation when making benchmark comparisons. 
  • 4 trends in physician pay  

    New models of care, competitive labor markets and policies like the Merit-based Incentive Payment System are changing physician compensation programs, according to a survey conducted by consulting firm SullivanCotter.
  • 6 things to know about chief clinical officer pay

    The average annual salary of a U.S.-based chief clinical officer is $119,843, according to PayScale data.
  • Health system executive pay growth outpaces hospital exec pay

    The nation's largest health systems are aggressively competing to recruit and retain their most senior leaders, putting upward pressure on compensation for system CEO, COO and CFO roles, according to a survey from consulting firm SullivanCotter.
  • States with highest, lowest nurse salaries

    Below is the breakdown of the states where registered nurses make the most money and where they make the least, according to a Forbes analysis of occupational data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

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