This report evaluates factors contributing to healthcare labour shortages and investigates the inter-relationships between access to health services, the number of healthcare providers, compensation rates and migration patterns. Recommendations include a critical and strategic examination of fee schedules for physician services, with the goal of reducing the average cost per service but strategically increasing remuneration … Continue reading
Job prospects across the entire healthcare sector are expected to grow through the next decade as more Americans gain access to health insurance and providers add staff to meet the demands, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Healthcare employment remained strong through the recession, and has continued to grow this year, with … Continue reading
Cuban authorities say they have eliminated more than 100,000 jobs in health care, considered one of the “pillars” of the 1959 revolution. The cuts come as President Raul Castro tries to streamline government as part of a broader economic reform package. The weekly labor newspaper Trabajadores said Monday that 109,000 health care positions have been … Continue reading
Autralia – A survey has found that seven of the 10 most bullied government agencies are local health districts. In the worst case, almost three-quarters of staff said they had witnessed bullying last year Continue reading
ONLY 47 per cent of births are attended to by a skilled health worker at health institutions, says community development, mother and child health minister Dr Joseph Katema. During the launch of the Safe Motherhood Action Groups (SMAGS) Radio Distance Learning (RDL) programme in Lusaka yesterday, Dr Katema said home delivery was as high as … Continue reading
New Brunswick Health Minister Hugh Flemming says almost 400 jobs will be eliminated from the province’s health care system during the next year as the government looks to cut costs. Flemming says the changes are needed to rein in spending so that per capita health care costs are closer to the national average of about … Continue reading
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The Randstad Healthcare Employee Confidence Index, a measure of overall confidence among U.S. healthcare workers, declined 4.5 points to 53.9 in the second quarter of 2012, according to a recent online survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Randstad Healthcare. The quarterly survey of 232 workers currently employed in the healthcare industry, which included physicians, … Continue reading