• 16 'overpaid' healthcare CEOs

    The disparity between the pay a company's CEO takes home and the median employee salary continues to widen, according to a report from nonprofit shareholder advocacy group As You Sow.
  • No pay raise for CHS CEO in 2020

    Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems' board recently approved 2020 pay packages for its top executives.
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    A contract dispute with UnitedHealth Group has prompted physician staffing company TeamHealth to cut emergency medicine physician pay by 4 percent, senior leader pay by 5 percent and executive pay by 8 percent, reports 10Investigates, a news channel in Tampa, Fla.
  • 60% of women have never negotiated pay

    Three in 5 women have never asked for more pay, according to a poll conducted for Randstad US, a human resource consulting firm.
  • Women cut gender wage gap in half in 40 years

    The gender wage gap was 33 cents to the dollar in 1980. Women have narrowed that gap to 15 cents in 2018, largely by making strides in attaining higher education and by meeting the needs of today's labor force, according to a report from the Pew Research Center.
  • 4 notes on full-time RN pay

    In 2018, full-time nurse anesthetists reported earning the highest median salary among advanced practice registered nurses, a new HHS report finds.
  • Cook County considers changes to health system's $6M severance policy

    The severance pay for 55 key leaders of Chicago-based Cook County Health is on the chopping block, WBEZ's Kristin Schorsch reports.
  • Gender pay gap for physicians widening, researchers can't explain why

    New research documents an unexplained, growing disparity in pay between male and female physicians at the outset of their careers.
  • Mayo Clinic compensation: 5 statistics

    In 2018, 21 employees at Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic had salaries that surpassed $1 million, compared to 20 million-dollar employees a year before, according to the Post Bulletin.
  • Physician assistant median base salaries, by state

    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.
  • Healthcare's top 10 billionaires: 2020

    Ranked by descending net worth, here are the top 10 healthcare executives on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index as of Jan. 16.
  • Study: Raising minimum wages reduces suicide rates

    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. 

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