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    Median compensation increased by double-digit margins for 11 physician specialties in 2023 compared to last year, according to Sullivan Cotter's 2022-23 Physician Compensation and Productivity Report. 
  • Payer EMR access: How to ensure health systems see equal gains in efficiency + outcomes

    Expert tip: Giving payers direct access to your EMR should yield equal benefits for your health system. Learn the key steps + strategies in this session.
  • CHOP defends CEO pay

    The compensation package for Children's Hospital of Philadelphia CEO Madeline Bell was under a spotlight last week after the Philadelphia Inquirer published an article revealing her 2021 pay in early September.
  • California's proposed $25 healthcare worker minimum wage could take a decade

    SEIU California and healthcare facilities in the state are making progress toward a $25 minimum wage for employees, but the process won't be speedy, The Wall Street Journal reported Sept. 12. 
  • WVU Medicine sued for allegedly withholding overtime pay

    Three employees of West Virginia United Health System, commonly branded as WVU Medicine, recently filed a class-action lawsuit against the health system, alleging it failed to compensate them for overtime work.
  • 10 top-paying travel nurse specialties

    In July, registered nurse travel jobs in the cardiac progressive care unit received the highest pay, according to one new analysis. 
  • Pay for 8 fastest-growing healthcare occupations

    Nurse practitioners are projected to be the fastest-growing occupation in healthcare and the second fastest-growing occupation in all industries from 2022 to 2032.
  • 10 states with the largest dips in travel nurse pay

    The average weekly travel nurse pay in August in the U.S. was $2,430.33, down 9.56 percent from $2,687.13 in the same month in 2022, according to a report from Vivian Health, a national healthcare hiring marketplace.    
  • 20 cities where a graduate degree pays off

    It's common for top healthcare executives to obtain some sort of graduate education. But where will that degree translate to dollars? 
  • Wage floor rises as wealthy's fortunes sink

    The rich may be getting poorer, but Americans' pay expectations are only gaining steam. 
  • The 20 highest-paid S&P 500 healthcare CEOs

    A number of healthcare and pharmaceutical company CEOs are the highest earners among organizations in the Standard & Poor's 500 index, according to data from research firm Equilar provided to Becker's on Aug. 25.
  • 9th state passes pay transparency law

    On Aug. 11, Illinois became the ninth state to pass a pay transparency law. 
  • Physician starting pay surges after COVID

    Supply and demand economics are driving a significant rise in physician salaries, according to a report from AMN Healthcare's Physician Solutions division.
  • The starting salary slowdown

    Big pay hikes that came with job changes in recent years are beginning to flatten or fall across many industries — a signal for healthcare employers that the bidding wars for talent spanning industries are cooling down.
  • PA pay, by specialty

    The average income for physician assistants in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery is the highest among specialties tracked in the "2022 Statistical Profile of Board Certified PAs by Specialty," a report on 24 specialties and primary care published by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
  • Physician contracts are changing

    Shorter contracts, noncompete agreements and increased emphasis on value-based components are among the shifts occurring in physician contracts as hospitals and medical groups build recruitment pipelines and offer incentives to retain physicians. 
  • Women's unpaid caregiving labor is worth $627B

    A common scapegoat for the gender wage gap now has numeric value: U.S. women would collectively make an additional $627 billion per year if paid for their caregiving work. 
  • 12 physician specialties with starting pay increasing

    Average starting salaries increased in 12 specialties tracked in AMN Healthcare's "2023 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives" for which there were year-over-year comparisons.
  • Average pay for 20 most-recruited physicians and advanced practice providers 

    Orthopedic surgeons have the highest base salaries in 2023 among the most-recruited physician specialties and advanced practice providers, according to a report published Aug. 14 by AMN Healthcare.
  • 20 healthcare companies with the smallest CEO-worker pay gaps

    Pharmaceutical S&P 500 companies — including major vaccine manufacturers like Moderna and Johnson & Johnson — have smaller CEO-to-worker pay gaps than many other healthcare companies. 
  • 20 healthcare companies with the widest CEO-worker pay gaps

    At Align Technology — the San Jose, Calif.-based orthodontics manufacturer responsible for Invisalign — the CEO makes 1,026 times what the median worker brings in. 

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