• Gender pay gap over early career is 10% for academic physicians, study finds

    Disparities in starting salaries for female and male academic physicians contribute to their earning potential throughout their career, according to a study published Feb. 18 in JAMA Network Open.
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  • CHS' top execs get pay raises this year

    Tim Hingtgen, who has served as CEO of Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems since the beginning of 2021, will get a base salary of $1.25 million this year, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. 
  • Gender pay gap for top execs at widest in 9 years

    The gender pay gap among top executives at S&P 500 companies grew to the widest it's been since 2012, and the C-suite will not see gender payment parity until 2060 at the current rate, according to a new report from Morningstar. 
  • 32% of healthcare organizations planning on giving raises of over 3%

    Despite healthcare workers braving the worst of the pandemic, compensation isn't poised to improve compared to other industries, according to a new compensation survey. 
  • Wisconsin health system to boost minimum wage to $17

    Madison, Wis.-based UW Health will bump minimum wage to $17 an hour, effective May 2022.
  • Mayo Clinic employees to receive 4% raise after controversy

    Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic will provide its staff with a minimum 4 percent raise after the system came under fire for a 2 percent raise announced in January, the Post Bulletin reported Feb. 15.
  • Average CEO pay by hospital size

    Nonprofit hospital CEOs make an average of eight times more than workers without advanced degrees, according to an analysis by the Lown Institute of more than 1,000 hospitals. 
  • 5 recent investments in healthcare employee retention, recruitment

    To boost employee retention and recruitment amid a drastic labor shortage, several hospitals, health systems and states are making major investments in the healthcare workforce.
  • Sentara makes $125M investment in employee compensation

    Norfolk, Va.-based Sentara Healthcare will make a $125 million investment in its employees in 2022 by offering $110 million in pay increases and $15 million in benefit enhancements.
  • Maine distributing payments for bonuses for 20,000 direct support healthcare workers

    The Maine Department of Health and Human Services said Feb. 9 that it will begin distributing $116 million for new-hire and retention bonuses for home- and community-based employees.
  • Lown Institute: 7 questions to guide decisions on hospital CEO pay

    Amid the experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an opportunity for boards of nonprofit hospitals to rethink how their CEOs are paid, particularly compared to the staff at their facilities, representatives with the Lown Institute wrote in a Feb. 10 article published in Health Affairs.
  • Acadia pays CEO $900K to delay retirement

    Franklin, Tenn.-based Acadia Healthcare will pay director and CEO Debbie Osteen $900,000 to stay with the company for two extra months, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 
  • 'Cap hospital CEO pay,' travel nurses say

    As hospitals and lawmakers urge federal authorities to investigate travel staffing agencies for price-gouging, some travel nurses want the scrutiny redirected toward health systems' C-suites.
  • Ballad Health offers employees bonuses up to $1,250

    To recognize the work employees are doing during the COVID-19 pandemic, Johnson City, Tenn.-based Ballad Health is giving full-time and part-time team members bonuses of up to $1,250, the health system's chairman and CEO, Alan Levine, said Feb. 2. 
  • What former Sanford Health CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft has to do with South Dakota's Medicaid expansion fight

    Kelby Krabbenhoft abruptly exited Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health in November 2020, days after he sent an email to employees explaining his stance against face masks. Now the former president and CEO is expected to be a symbolic face for opposition to Medicaid expansion.
  • Rand: Most health systems pay physicians based on volume, not quality

    Physicians employed by group practices owned by health systems are mostly paid based on the volume of care, despite recent insurance companies' efforts to pay based on quality, a Jan. 28 Rand study published in Jama Health Forum found.
  • Novant Health invests $40M into PTO or cash reward for staff

    Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Novant Health is investing $40 million into rewards for staff.
  • Texas offering hiring bonuses for some healthcare positions

    Texas is offering hiring bonuses of up to $5,000 to nurses and other healthcare workers at state-supported living centers and state hospitals, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission said Jan. 24. 
  • Patient Share of Care: The Revenue-Based Metric Every Health System Needs

    Despite the financial blows delivered to the country’s healthcare systems during the past two years, many organizations continue to operate in a predominantly fee-for-volume environment while slowly transitioning towards a value-based care model. However, its well known that you can’t ride two horses at the same time. This idiom holds true in healthcare as systems struggle to flip the healthcare paradigm from volume to value. Uniform patient growth and retention strategies simply can’t thrive in care environments with divergent business models. 
  • Mayo Clinic addresses employees' disappointment over 2% raise with multiplier

    After announcing raises earlier in January, Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic is responding to employees who were disappointed in the amount, according to the Post Bulletin.

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