The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is urging the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to conduct full end-to-end testing of ICD-10 to prevent cash-flow problems for physician practies.
Even in tough financial times, marketing your practice is still a worthwhile investment. This job is so important, in fact, that some experts recommend practices add a full-time marketer, at a salary of $40,000-$50,000 plus benefits, to their payrolls, according to a post from Physicians Practice.
Declining admissions and falling revenue are leading hospitals to cut nursing jobs around the country, adding to the 41,000 healthcare jobs lost this year alone, the Associated Press reported.
As the healthcare industry tries to address the nationwide obesity crisis, one California hospital has figured out a way to help its dangerously overweight workforce shed pounds by developing a corporate health plan around social sharing and gamification, according to BenefitsPro.
A series of nurse-led initiatives in Indiana improved patient outcomes and is projected to save healthcare organizations more than $5.2 million, lending credence to calls for expanded responsibilities for nurses, according to Infection Control Today.
News stories abound about the nationwide nursing shortage. In recent weeks, FierceHealthcare reported that New Mexico is desperate for nurses and plans to spend $220,000 on a marketing campaign to...
Despite a recent report that there are fewer jobs for nur ses in hospitals, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) has good news for students graduating this May from entry-level baccalaureate (BSN) and master's nursing programs: New d ata shows they are much more likely to receive a job offer upon graduation than any other field.
Confidence about the economy and the future is high among healthcare workers, according to the latest edition of the Randstad Healthcare Employee Confidence Index.
Intermountain Healthcare, a 22-hospital system based in Salt Lake City, will offer spousal benefits to same-sex couples who have legally married in states where same-sex marriage is recognized starting in 2014, according to Deseret News.
Very often in medical practices, people receive promotions to managerial roles. Some of you reading this may fit this description, as being a once-outstanding biller, coder or receptionist whose...