In the wake of the massive scheduling scandal that has rocked the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to its core, CIO Stephen Warren said that the department will turn to the private sector to find replacement technology.
Guest post by Kevin L. Shrake, a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and a former hospital CEO, who serves as executive vice president/chief operating officer of MDR in Fresno,...
In an era of steep healthcare challenges, physicians are often asked to lead their organizations through myriad unprecedented changes. And although leadership and executive positions are often outside doctors' traditional roles, research suggests that physician leadership is key to helping organizations thrive.
Joy Pritts, who served as the first chief privacy officer for the Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare IT, will step down from her position next month.
As technology's role in healthcare grows, so too, does the opportunity for non-clinical or lower-level staff members to assist in myriad tasks, giving doctors and nurses more time to address complex cases.
Conflict, especially in the workplace, can be uncomfortable. But avoiding it in favor of being "nice" often causes more problems for your practice than it solves, suggests a post from Harvard Business Review.
Certified healthcare interpreters who have both medical expertise and translation skills are in demand within hospitals that want to not only communicate with patients, but also to guard against liability, the Wisconsin State Journal reported.
As healthcare reform leads to a change from the fee-for-service payment model to value-based, quality-focused care, hospitals around the country must solve the care coordination puzzle.To help hospitals work toward this goal, FierceHealthcare examines the five aspects of care coordination that organizations must tackle.
Healthcare systems that engage with physicians can improve their recruitment and retention and improve their chances of reaching other high-priority goals, according to a new survey by Physician Wellness Services and Cejka Search
Hospital boards that attempt to ease the transition between CEOs might make a mistake--one that could damage the well-being and success of the organization in the long run, according to a blog post by Reshmi Paul, Ph.D., in Harvard Business Review.