Hospitals add 2,200 jobs in November

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Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.04% in November to a seasonally adjusted 5,136,900 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. That's 2,200 more people than in October and 69,600 more than a year ago. Without the seasonal adjustment, which removes the effect of fluctuations due... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tag: workforce

Dec 6 webinar: Geisinger shares efforts to improve provider experience

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Geisinger leaders will share the health system's journey to alleviate stressors face by health care workers by improving the provider experience during a Dec. 6 webinar hosted by the AHA's Physician Leadership Forum. Leaders from the Danville, PA-based health system will highlight how they conducted a... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tag: workforce

AHA webinar Dec. 6 on strategic workforce development

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The AHA Workforce Center will host a Dec. 6 webinar on "Workforce Planning from a Health System Perspective," the second in an AHA series on "Sustainable Healthcare Delivery through Strategic Workforce Development." Speakers will discuss challenges and successes in strategic workforce planning and... read more

Topic: Access and Coverage
Tag: workforce

AHA webinar Dec. 6 on strategic workforce development

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The AHA Workforce Center will host a Dec. 6 webinar on “Workforce Planning from a Health System Perspective,” the second in an AHA series on “Sustainable Healthcare Delivery through Strategic Workforce Development.” Speakers will discuss challenges and successes in strategic workforce planning and... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tag: workforce

Report: Low hospital spending and price growth continues

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National spending for hospital care grew just 1.9% over the 12 months that ended in September, the lowest rate since September 2011, according to the latest report from Altarum Institute's Center for Sustainable Health Spending. The report also notes a low rate of hospital employment growth for 2017.... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: price, workforce

America's Hospitals Count on Veterans

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Our freedoms were earned – and continue to be protected every single day – by the service of our nation’s veterans. Veterans Day is our opportunity to honor these brave men and women for their sacrifices. 

For veterans who want to continue serving others – but in a different capacity – America’s... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: leadership, workforce, members

House passes bill to roll back NLRB 'joint employer' decision

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The House of Representatives yesterday voted 242-181 to approve legislation (H.R. 3441) that would amend the National Labor Relations Act and Fair Labor Standards Act to clarify that two or more employers must have “actual, direct, and immediate” control over employees to be considered joint employers.... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tag: workforce

Hospitals add 2,800 jobs in October

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Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.06% in October to a seasonally adjusted 5,130,700 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. That's 2,800 more people than in September and 72,400 more than a year ago. Without the seasonal adjustment, which removes the effect of fluctuations due... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tag: workforce

House Republican leaders release tax overhaul proposal

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Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) today unveiled House Republican leaders’ proposal to reform the tax code. Among other changes, the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act would eliminate hospitals’ ability to access low-cost capital financing through tax-exempt private activity bonds. In addition, the bill would... read more

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: Community benefit, Coverage, bonds, governance, uncompensated care, workforce

Nov. 1 is first webinar in series from AHA Workforce Center

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The AHA Workforce Center Nov. 1 will host the first in a series of webinars focused on sustainable health care delivery through strategic workforce development. The AHA earlier this year issued a report to help hospital and health system leaders align the skills and abilities of their organization’s... read more

Topic: Access and Coverage
Tag: workforce

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