The healthcare industry must do more to address the disruptive behavior on the part of physicians, according to a commentary in Medscape.
Shockingly crude and disruptive behavior on the part of physicians may be rare, but there is a movement afoot in medicine to stop perpetuating a culture that tolerates such acts. Giving physicians more ethics training and encouraging bystanders to report bad behavior only address part of the problem, however, Arthur L. Caplan, Ph.D., head of the Division of Medical Ethics at New York University Langone Medical Center, said in a commentary for Medscape.
Healthcare executives believe they're closing the diversity gap in their leadership ranks--at least, that's what they think if they're white and male, a new survey finds.
Female cardiologists earned less than their male counterparts, with mean salaries of $400,162 and $510,996, respectively, a recent study found. And researchers say conventional wisdom about the cause of the gender gap is suspect.
Running a medical office depends on every employee pulling his or her weight. But motivating a diverse staff to perform optimally is no easy feat for leaders.
California's nursing corps has a diversity problem, especially when it comes to African-American and Latina nurses, KQED News reports.
Nearly two-thirds of registered nurses older than 54 are considering retirement, and 62 percent of them plan to retire within the next three years, according to a soon-to-be-released survey by AMN Healthcare's Center for the Advancement of Healthcare Professionals.
A team-based approach to care is essential to keeping patients out of the hospital. Therefore, physician practices must make better use of non-physician practitioners (NPPs), according to a recent Medical Economics article.
The demands on CIOs by hospitals have grown to be much more strategy-based over the last few years, a trend that will continue into 2016 and beyond as mergers and acquisitions in the industry increase, according to Jim Utterback, a principle with executive search firm Witt/Kieffer.
Two New Jersey hospitals revised a strict social-media policy that could have had nurses in hot water for posting posts on Facebook supporting the nurses' union during contract negotiations, NJ.com reported.