1. 20% of physicians prefer hospital employment, survey finds

    While most physicians seek to work in private practice, the highest number of employment opportunities tend to be at hospitals, according to a survey from The Medicus Firm, a national physician search firm.  By Kelly Gooch -
  2. Rhode Island healthcare workers reject Lifespan's latest contract offer

    Healthcare workers at Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children's Hospital in Providence have rejected the latest contract offer from the hospitals' parent company, according to a WPRI report.  By Kelly Gooch -
  3. Advocate Aurora Health plans first post-merger bond sale: 5 things to know

    In April, Downers Grove, Ill.-based Advocate Health Care and Milwaukee-based Aurora Health merged to become the nation's 10th-largest nonprofit health system. Now, the combined Advocate Aurora Health plans its first bond sale since the deal was completed, according to The Bond Buyer.  By Kelly Gooch -

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