Siemens plans 7,000+ layoffs after disappointing healthcare performance

Following a 13% reduction in profit at Siemens Healthcare during the previous quarter, the conglomerate is reportedly planning to cut 7,400 jobs companywide in a bid to achieve cost savings of €1 billion ($1.14 billion).

 

Read more here.

 

Joint Commission releases requirements for imaging services

The Joint Commission has released updated accreditation requirements for diagnostic imaging service providers in U.S. hospitals and ambulatory care centers. Although the new rules emphasize imaging safety in positive ways, more specific guidance is needed, according to safety advocates.

Read more here.

Healthcare hiring boom will bypass hospitals

The healthcare sector of the U.S. economy will be hiring at a faster pace in 2015 as a healthier economy and shrinking uninsured population fuel an uptick in demand for routine and discretionary services. The era of hiring restraint—fueled by the recession and the steady rise in high-deductible plans—appears to be ending.

Read more here.

Bipartisan Effort to Repeal the Medical Device Tax

Recently House of Representative members, Ron Kind (D) from Wisconsin and Erik Paulsen (R) from Minnesota sent a letter to their colleagues asking them to support legislation to repeal the Medical Device Tax.

Read more here.

Page 32 of 93« First...1020...3031323334...405060...Last »