In order to boost patient satisfaction and reduce suffering throughout the healthcare continuum, nurses must improve the perception of patient care that they provide every day, according to Advance Healthcare Network for Nurses.
Although in theory it seems that helping others would be the right motivator to enter the nursing profession, a new study by University of Akron researchers finds that caring, nurturing and altruistic nurses actually experience more stress and burnout.
More hospitals go outside of their organizations to recruit chief executives, according to survey results from Billian's HealthDATA and Porter Research.
Despite the proven benefits of hand-washing, use of antibacterial soap may expose healthcare workers to "potentially unsafe levels" of a common chemical currently under Food and Drug Administration scrutiny, according to a new study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
When it comes to leading a healthcare organization, success lies in the "ability to demonstrate emotional and behavioral intelligence," says David Miller, CIO at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Amidst the primary care physician shortage, mid-level providers like nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) perform procedures which they may not have formal training in across primary care offices around the country, a new study published in JAMA Dermatology revealed.
A Texas hospital could lose government funding going forward as a result of putting a patient in "immediate jeopardy" of harm, although the details of the case weren't released, The Dallas Morning News reported.
When it comes to security at Texas Health Resources, a 25-hospital organization, CIO Ed Marx says it is every employee's responsibility.
Training nurses in mental health issues earlier in their education could help close the gap in mental healthcare, as well as better equip nurses to deal with mentally ill patients, accor ding to Nurse.com.
The rise of physician employment models, alongside a growing emphasis on physician productivity and quality, heavily influence today's physician compensation formulas, but the trends vary by physician specialty and career stage, Medscape repo rted.