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Physician pay increases may be slowing

Physician pay increases may be slowing

Physician compensation rose only slightly for most medical specialties in 2017 indicating the steady growth in pay seen over the past several years may have started to slow.

Docs don't drain hospital finances, systems say

Docs don't drain hospital finances, systems say

Most health systems that responded to Modern Healthcare's Hospital Systems Survey said hiring more physicians either did not materially change their financial performance or actually improved it, a surprising finding given research that shows hospitals lose money on employed physicians.

Nurses at Vermont's largest medical center go on strike

About 1,800 unionized nurses at Vermont's largest hospital launched a two-day strike Thursday following unsuccessful contract negotiations, but hospital officials say operations continued with little disruption for patients.

Outcome Health names new CEO

Outcome Health names new CEO

Outcome Health has hired a top executive from advertising giant Publicis as its new CEO, replacing founder Rishi Shah.

Envision Healthcare to be acquired by KKR

Envision Healthcare to be acquired by KKR

Private equity firm KKR on Monday said it would buy physician staffing company Envision Healthcare for $9.9 billion. The announcement comes after Nashville-based Envision announced a strategic review to enhance shareholder value late last year.

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