Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) released details of a bill to introduce into the Senate this week that will address problems in the Veterans Affairs hospitals around the country, according to the Associated Press.
Healthcare workers should be on the lookout for a few telltale indications of substance abuse or addiction among coworkers according to HemOnc Today.
National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo, in an internal memo sent to ONC staffers and emailed to FierceHealthIT late Friday, announced a slew of organizational changes at the agency.
The American Hospital Association disputed a New York Times analysis of healthcare executive compensation in a letter to the editor published this week.
Hospitals are buying medical practices at record pace, but is physician employment what's best for patients, doctors and hospitals?
Looking for a job in the nursing profession? Oregon ranks as the best state for nurses, according to research conducted by the finance site WalletHub.
Thanks to the healthcare environment's shift toward a value-based system with more emphasis on quality metrics and patient satisfaction than ever before, practice managers' roles are evolving as well, according to an article from Renal & Urology News.
Call me sentimental, but I celebrate every publis hing anniversary of FiercePracticeManagement as though it were the birthday of my third child--sans the piñatas, face paint and sugar-crash tantrums. Another marked difference between FPM 's milestones and those of my offspring is that I don't get to marvel at how, year over year, the newsletter becomes more self-sufficient.
Although physician burnout has been prevalent for years, a recent Daily Beast article denouncing medicine as "the most miserable profession" inspired a new chapter in the discussion throughout the medical community.
Abha Agrawal, M.D., chief operating officer and vice president of medical affairs, outlines how technology--including electronic medical records, quality metrics and dashboards--helped transform the struggling Norwegian American Hospital in Chicago.