Minnesota hospitals reach tentative deals with nurses, averting strike

December 6th 2022

Health systems announced the agreements, which still need ratification from union membership. About 15,000 nurses were poised to go on strike beginning Sunday.

Nursing profession is ‘beyond burnout,’ and needs greater attention

December 6th 2022

The healthcare system doesn’t have a sustainable model of nursing, says Rebecca Love of IntelyCare. And she’s trying to get more people to focus on the problems.

About 15,000 Minnesota nurses are planning their second strike, and this one would be longer

December 6th 2022

Nurses are planning to walkout beginning Dec. 11, and most plan to be on strike for about three weeks. Hospitals, packed with patients with RSV and other illnesses, say the strike comes at a particularly difficult time.

Atrium Health, Advocate Aurora Health complete merger, and more hospital deals could follow

December 5th 2022

The systems say they have now formally merged to create Advocate Health, forming one of America’s largest hospital systems. Analysts have said it could pave the way for more consolidations.

Fired MetroHealth CEO sues over termination, claims ‘illegal firing’

December 5th 2022

Making good on a threat to take legal action, Akram Boutros said his termination was improper. The board said Boutros was ousted for paying himself $1.9 million in bonuses without board approval.