The demands on CIOs by hospitals have grown to be much more strategy-based over the last few years, a trend that will continue into 2016 and beyond as mergers and acquisitions in the industry increase, according to Jim Utterback, a principle with executive search firm Witt/Kieffer.
Two New Jersey hospitals revised a strict social-media policy that could have had nurses in hot water for posting posts on Facebook supporting the nurses' union during contract negotiations, NJ.com reported.
Claims of an impending residency shortage for U.S. doctors may be overblown, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
A new study claims that recent fears of a shortage of residency positions for U.S. medical school graduates are unfounded.
As the healthcare industry continues to evolve, everybody touched by the system must evolve with it--from patients to doctors to administrators. Physicians are in a unique position to take the lead in guiding the industry through these changes because they interact with patients, their colleagues and their administrations. But they aren't always natural-born leaders.
A rise in violence at hospital emergency rooms in the District of Columbia has led to the D.C. Hospital Association calling for more resources to protect healthcare workers, the Washington Business Journal reports
The stress of medical residency can be so severe that many doctors-in-training are at high risk for depression and thoughts of suicide. But time pressures, stigmas associated with mental illness and...
Managing a medical practice is no easy feat. So when you hire a new person to run your office, you must make sure he or she doesn't just look good on paper, but actually has what it takes to help your practice succeed.
True shared decision-making involves a learning curve on the part of both patients and physicians, requiring both to make some changes to allow them to interact as a team.
Anesthesiologists have the most unhealthy healthcare job in the nation, according to a survey of jobs across muliple industries, including healthcare.