Healthcare organizations trying to recruit physician leaders will have to offer more than top dollar to attract top talent, a healthcare consultant writes in Hospitals & Health Networks Daily.
Hospital C-suite executives and risk managers identified communication problems including nurses fearing retribution for raising patient safety issues, and patients being handed off multiple times to different hospital staffers and department.
Investments in nurse staffing, education and work environments help magnet hospitals achieve better patient outcomes and lower mortality rates, a study in the May issue of Medical Care finds.
For hospitals in Boston, this week has been far from business as usual. With a massive manhunt for a second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing underway, hospitals are joining schools and local businesses on lockdown to ensure the safety of patients, family and staff.
The Cook County (Ill.) Board of Commissioners has agreed to pay $2.6 million to settle a lawsuit brought by three physicians who claimed they had been wrongfully terminated from their jobs at a public hospital.
Two different approaches to promoting hospital diversity were evident in news reports this week. In Dallas, Parkland Memorial Hospital announced it is hiring a chief diversity officer to try to alter its largely white top management ranks.
With roughly 144 patients injured from the Boston Marathon bombings--and 62 victims still at Boston hospitals, including 12 people in critical condition-- hospital disaster planning has been put to...
Enhanced disinfection methods employed daily by cleaning crews specifically educated in attacking Clostridium difficile dramatically reduce the presence of the notoriously resilient organisms in infected rooms, finds a study published in the May issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.
As busy administrators and managers, it's a perennial challenge to keep your team of employees happy and engaged. Before your next one-on-one or meeting with employees, consider these questions to direct the conversation.
There may never come a day when we don't get chills thinking about it, or worse. On Monday, April 15, 2013--Patriot's Day in Massachusetts--an event that has inspired lifelong dreams for...