Nurses working shifts of 12 hours or longer are at severe risk for burnout, according to an international study published in BMJ Open.
From Affordable Care Act drama to industry consolidation, health insurance executives have had a rough few months.
The American Board of Anesthesiology will soon update the way it requires physicians to maintain and prove their skills, possibly signaling that other professional groups will follow suit, the Washington Post reported.
The Maryland Hospital Association, working with the Maryland Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians, recently developed opioid prescribing guidelines to be used in emergency departments in the state.
Hospital efforts to boost patient satisfaction by following the lead of luxury hotels or resorts are misguided, according to an article in Quartz. Instead, leaders must focus on the healthcare workers that patients interact with the most: nurses.
Although most physician leaders say business and financial skills are important components of their jobs, fewer than half have access to formal physician leadership training at their organization, according to a new survey.
If Americans are looking for high-paying careers, healthcare appears to be the way to go. Six of the highest-paying careers in the United States are in healthcare, according to CareerCast.com.
As hospitals transition from a fee-for-service model to value-based care, physician engagement is crucial, Mary Lou Mastro, R.N., president and CEO of Elmhurst (Illinois) Memorial Healthcare, told Becker's Hospital Review.
A looming nurse shortage has led hospitals across the country to offer nurses sign-on bonuses as high as $20,000 as incentives to join and stay at their organizations.
Physician assistants have many opportunities to improve the patient experience but aren't typically part of the discussion when it comes to value-based payment models, according to a blog post on Health Affairs.