A poorly designed labor scheduling system will end up costing healthcare providers by way of higher absenteeism and turnover, says one human resources expert. She offers tips on effective scheduling, including aligning business needs with workforce needs. >>>
As healthcare competition heats up in Massachusetts, upstart Boston hospital chain Steward Health Care System has lured away 150 doctors affiliated with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's physician group by making them an offer so generous that Beth Israel's lawyers question whether its terms amount to illegal kickbacks. >>>
Maryland officials have announced a plan to increase the number of primary care health professionals by as much as 25% in the next decade through a wide range of goals that include increased educational opportunities, financial incentives and tort reform. >>>
Every year, thousands of graduate students in clinical psychology pick the hospitals and clinics where they would like to do yearlong internships. Last year, 937 students, or 24 percent of those who applied, were not accepted by any of the sites they had chosen—and students must complete internships to earn their degrees and venture out into the workplace. >>>
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