A dozen new doctors ceremoniously donned white coats when Billings Clinic launched Montana’s first internal medicine residency last week.
In the political campaigns of 2012, health care reform is mostly a series of sound bites, charges and counter charges about which party’s plan hurts Americans.
The Billings Clinic held a party to honor its employees that have helped make the hospital one of the top health care facilities in the nation.
In Montana, where an estimated 175,000 people have no health insurance, last week’s Supreme Court decision provides a measure of certainty.
HELENA — Chief executives at Montana's largest hospitals pulled down salaries and bonus payments ranging from $250,000 to $580,000 for fiscal year 2009 or 2010 — although most had relatively small or no increases in a year marked by a faltering state and national economy.
Dr. Nicholas Wolter, Billings Clinic chief executive officer, has been named to Modern Healthcare magazine's list of the "100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare."
Dr. Nick Wolter, chief executive officer of Billings Clinic, is being considered for the position of administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.