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Empower employees to be generous--even with themselves

Generosity plays a powerful role in employee engagement--but not merely in terms of what physician practices provide to their teams directly, according to an article from  Harvard Business Review.

HIMSS report: Men in HIT make more than women; average salary is $111K

Men working in the healthcare technology field make about $26,000 more than women, with the average salary for such professionals at $111,000, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's 2015 Compensation Survey found.

The difference between a boss and a 'superboss' in healthcare

The healthcare field is undergoing some of the most sweeping changes it has encountered since the 19th century adoption of germ theory and the discovery of surgical anesthesia. What type of executive administrators are most needed by hospitals and healthcare institutions in these tumultuous times?

Next-gen nurse leaders need Ph.D.'s

A "new generation of bold nurse leaders" can lead the charge to transform healthcare, according to a commentary in  Nurses  magazine.

4 C-suite positions for the new age of healthcare [Special Report]

In this special report, FierceHealthcare examines four C-suite positions and how they reflect the changes in the healthcare industry.

Consumerization, cybersecurity among key challenges for hospital IT execs in 2016

Increased consumerization, business challenges and cybersecurity all will be top of mind for leaders in the health IT industry in 2016, several professionals who serve on  FierceHealthIT 's Editorial Advisory Board say.

How to identify a great physician leader

​As the U.S. healthcare paradigm shifts away from fee-for-service and toward a population health-oriented care model, physician leaders are increasingly the drivers of change within hospitals and other organizations. To be effective, however, physician leaders must possess a full range of skills and qualities beyond being a good clinician. 

The case for dynamic classrooms in medical education

Today, we're moving beyond simply flipping the classroom, toward the use of real-time analytics from outside class activities that inform instructional design and decision-making. When students engage with academic content outside of the classroom, it creates an opportunity to pinpoint challenges before they set foot in class. 

Most diversity programs don't work, research finds

Despite the millions of dollars that U.S. companies spend on diversity programs and policies, the programs don't appear to be working, according to an article published by  Harvard Business Review.

Hospital-sponsored health plans: Why now may be the right time to launch

More and more hospitals are offering their own health plans, but success may hinge on the timing of the launch, according to Paul Keckley, Ph.D., managing director for the Navigant Center for Healthcare Research and Policy Analysis.