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528K jobs added to workforce in July as unemployment rate improves

By Claire Wallace for Becker’s ASC Review About 528,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy in July, nearly doubling economist projections, and bringing the unemployment rate down to 3.5 percent. With the growing job market, and a 5.8 percent growth in hourly wages in July, the Federal Reserve is growing concerned about an increasing inflation rate,…

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30 highest-paying medical jobs in the US

By Alan Condon For Becker’s Hospital Review Forbes analyzed data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Employment Statistics and isolated occupations that fall into the Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations category to develop a list of the most lucrative medical jobs in the country. Here are the 30 highest-paying medical jobs in the U.S., broken…

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How the Health Care Industry Battles Physician Burnout With Computer Literacy

By Inga Shugalo for For the Record In September 2021, the Journal of Medical Economics conducted research on the frequency of burnout in clinicians, with researchers finding that 80% of the interviewees suffered from burnout. Interestingly, it was not the COVID-19 pandemic that the interviewees blamed most. Instead, 31% of respondents admitted that excessive paperwork was their…

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5 revenue cycle leaders weigh in on staffing challenges

By Andrew Cass for Becker’s Hospital Review Staffing is one of the biggest challenges facing revenue cycle leaders today. Here are what five leaders recently told Becker’s about that issue. James O’Connell. Director of revenue cycle at Inspira Health (Vineland, N.J.): Currently, I believe the greatest challenge to most hospitals is maintaining staff in the revenue cycle. Filling open positions in…

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