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Get stronger by thinking beyond yourself

During the past week or so, many of you reading likely dumped a bucket of ice water over your head, on camera, to help raise donations and awareness about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). And chances are actor Robin Williams' death from apparent suicide stopped you in your tracks when the news broke Monday evening.

Patient engagement: Docs need more training on how to talk to patients

Something as simple as mandatory remedial training for doctors on how to talk to patients will help accountable care organizations better engage with patients, experts said at the recent National Accountable Care Organization Summit.

AHIMA establishes international workforce council to focus on training

The alignment and advancement of workforce training curriculum in health information management and health IT are the focus of a new international council established by the American Health Information Management Association.

Docs give, but don't take their own stress management advice

When it comes to stress management, many doctors talk the talk, but don't walk the walk when it comes to following their own advice.

Hospitals must recruit male nurses to diversify workforce

Recruiting and hiring more male nurses is a good way to diversify the hospital workforce and can ultimately benefit patients, experts from American Sentinel University say.

Med management market to pass $1.6 billion by 2019

In addition to government initiatives driving more accountability in patient care, concerns around lowering medication errors and adverse drug events are steadily increasing the value of the global market for medication management, according to a new report.

Intermountain Healthcare puts critical care nurses in ambulance transports

Intermountain Healthcare launched a new emergency ground transportation program that places specially trained nurses in ambulances carrying critically injured patients,  KLS.com  reported.

Can drones improve healthcare in remote regions?

The World Health Organization and the government of Bhutan--a small South Asian nation in the Himalayas--are teaming up with a California technology startup to examine a new method for improving patient care efforts: Drones.

10 considerations for a more innovative hospital culture

Guest post by Andrea J. Simon, Ph.D., former marketing, branding and culture change senior vice president at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan. She also is president and CEO of Simon...

VA official: Two years to fix wait times, investigate employee data manipulation

The Department of Veterans Affairs can fix the long wait times for veterans within two years--the same amount of time it will take to complete investigations of employees who allegedly falsified data to cover up the issues, Deputy VA Secretary Sloan Gibson announced Wednesday, the Associated Press reported.