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How hospitals can harness social media to help people

It's no secret that people take to social media when they have a complaint. It's been said many times that brands need to be in social media, because even if the brand isn't out there, people can still mention it, in both good and bad ways. Hospitals are no exception to this rule.

VA audit: Many employees manipulated data under supervisors' orders

An audit released this week by the Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare system uncovered even more cases of fraud, data manipulation and staff intimidation to cover up extreme delays in care.

NY labor disputes heat up

Clashes between New York hospitals and labor unions intensify, according to the Albany Business Review.

Physician practice: 4 things to consider before hospital integration

The drive toward accountable care that rewards doctors based on quality has the nation's small practices--and even some of the larger ones--courting hospital and health system buyers.  FierceHealthcare  examines the quesitons physician practices need to consider to help them decide whether joining a health system or hospital is right for them.  

3 ways to serve as your own mystery shopper

If you host a party, chances are you miss most of the good stuff. After all, your hands are full, you're focused on not dropping the h'ordeurvres and making sure you interact with each and every guest. If something pulls your attention away from any one of these tasks, there could quite literally be a fire in the kitchen.

Healthcare consumers: Strong provider relationships equal quality

Despite the growing emphasis on healthcare quality in the era of the Affordable Care Act, healthcare consumers define healthcare quality in ways not defined by current industry-supported quality metrics. 

Should hospitals bear more responsibility for mentally ill?

With more and more stories of mental health patients injuring and killing healthcare worker across the country--most recently in Pennsylvania--hospitals and health systems need to focus more on treating mental illness, author Caroline Hamilton writes in  Security Info Watch.

Shake up hospital hierarchies to deliver better care

To provide the best possible healthcare, hospitals must shake up their rigid hierarchies, argues an opinion piece in Forbes.

CIOs tackle job changes as health industry evolves

Technology is changing every facet of the healthcare industry, which also means that leaders in the industry are seeing their jobs evolving--perhaps none more so than chief information officers.

Nursing extremes: CA hospital eliminates positions, while Missouri seeks nurse educators

The future of nursing is as unpredictable as ever, with one California hospital eliminating skilled nursing positions, while a shortage of nurse educators leaves Missouri working to recruit more teachers into the profession.