Ascension combined its "solutions" and "healthcare" divisions as the largest Catholic health system in the country looks to flatten the organization and move more quickly.
Steiner will replace Joel Wernick, who is retiring after 30 years as the Georgia system's top executive. Steiner currently serves as CEO of four Tenet Healthcare Corp. hospitals in Detroit.
Hartford HealthCare announced Monday it will increase the Connecticut integrated health networks's minimum hourly rate to $15, effective March 31.
The largest public health system in the country will relocate about 2,600 employees to 14 stories of the revamped building at 50 Water St. in Manhattan over five years.
Healthcare added 50,200 new jobs in December, up 56% from November and marking the most hires in one month since at least 1990. Three-quarters of new hires were in the ambulatory sector.
After months of political drama between Kaiser Permanente and a controversial workers' union, the National Labor Relations Board will weigh in on a negotiations dispute in March.
More than 90% of Envision Healthcare's business is now attributed to in-network contracts.
Dr. Rasu Shrestha will join the Charlotte, N.C.-based health system in February from UPMC, where he was chief innovation officer. The radiologist will replace Carol Lovin, who was promoted to Atrium's system chief of staff.
The healthcare sector continues to lead the way in hiring. A new study found more than 16% of healthcare professionals surveyed in 2016 were born outside the U.S.
Cleveland Clinic plans to increase its minimum wage for the "overwhelming majority" of its workforce to $15 per hour by 2020, CEO Dr. Tom Mihaljevic announced on Wednesday.
Lurie Children's Hospital, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Rush University Medical Center and UChicago Medicine are looking to promote employees in non-clinical positions.
Monday marked the first day of a five-day strike for 4,000 mental health workers at about 100 Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics in California.