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World Health Organization: 'eLearning' equal to traditional training for healthcare workforce

Training through electronic media and devices could help prepare more healthcare professionals, addressing possible shortages of doctors and nurses around the globe, according to a new review from the World Health Organization.

Sue Schade: The importance of encouraging women in health IT

While core system updates are a vital part of Sue Schade's job, the potential to innovate is one of the biggest drivers for the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers CIO on a day-to-day basis.

Staff makeup plays key role in hospitals' productivity

Healthcare facilities can employ a diverse array of staffing patterns--including those that employ more non-physician staff members--into their organizations in order to increase their productivity and better meet the needs of their communities, a new study suggests.

Fitch predicts rosier future for for-profit hospitals

Although the overall financial path for hospitals has been a mixed bag, those in the for-profit sector appear to have a particularly bullish future in the near-term.

Slowly but surely, more men join nursing programs

Despite long-held concerns about the stigma surrounding male nurses, some nursing programs have seen an uptick in male recruits.

7 digital resolutions for hospitals in 2015

It's the beginning of 2015 and time for people to take a closer look at their lives and make resolutions for the coming year. It's also a good time for hospitals to take another look at their social media and digital initiatives and determine what's working and what's not.

Both physicians, nurse practitioners recommend careers as NPs

The growth of nurse practitioner positions and their contribution to the healthcare industry hasn't escaped the notice of physicians, nor NPs themselves, recent research indicates.

Amid criticism, executive pay shifts toward long-term incentives

The healthcare industry is moving away from extravagant executive perks in favor of long-term or graduated compensation benefits, accordi ng to   Becker's Hospital Review.

UPMC wants to make health IT innovation the norm

With new leaders at the helm, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is looking to not just move healthcare IT forward, but take it to the next level.

Healthcare employers optimistic on hiring, pay raises in 2015

Healthcare organizations are planning pay hikes in 2015, as well as several other ideas to recruit new talent, according to a survey from CareerBuilder.