Disconcerting Trends in Healthcare

Wages Are Down

This is an interesting piece about the economics of healthcare: from an employment/wages perspective. Hospital failures + shift to outpatient care centers = overall depression of healthcare wages. Choice quote: "If providers become overleveraged and cannot bear the expense of their acquisitions, that can lead to stagnant or declining wages, researchers added." If? Meanwhile, the healthcare landscape in Texas has been particularly bleak. But, who's counting?