Nurses face some of the highest levels of work-related depression, stress and burnout of any profession. It may help to reduce that stress if hospitals rethink how nurses and staff fit into the healthcare chain of command while making the organizations better and more profitable places to work, according to National Public Radio.
Data from peer review is just one more way for ambulatory surgery centers to track outcomes and drive quality improvement, according to Becker's ASC Review.
Despite the negative reputation that millennials have about being entitled and disloyal employees, there are many reasons that physician practices should consider hiring them, according to a recent Physicians Practice article.
American doctors aren't alone in feeing stress and burnout. A study by researchers at Cardiff University found that almost half of doctors in England have experienced symptoms of mental illness but continued to work while hiding their mental health concerns.
How can medical professionals meet the needs of a rapidly diversifying population when they can't address prejudice within their own community?
Healthcare organizations named to Fortune 's 20 Best Workplaces in Health Care share a sense of camaraderie and pride in their work, and offer lessons to other hospitals and systems that strive to create a positive work environment that can attract and retain the best talent.
Something is seriously wrong when a patient is made to feel like a recruit in military basic training being shouted at by a drill sergeant, writes George Korda, a Knoxville News Sentinel columnist. That was his feeling after an encounter during a recent doctor's visit with the office receptionist who yelled out his name despite the fact he was the only person in the waiting room.
One of the common myths about healthcare consumerism is that most people have a primary care provider and are highly reluctant to change doctors, according to the consulting firm McKinsey & Company
Medical staff in outpatient settings failed to follow established hand-hygiene practices nearly 4 out of 10 times, according to an observational study that also found staff failed to follow practices for safe injections one-third of the time.
Workplace wellness programs have great potential to improve the nation's health, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.