Forty-five percent of healthcare workers have not received a pay raise in the last year, and nearly 3 in 4 said that they would leave their current employer for a higher paying position elsewhere, according to a survey by Health eCareers.
How often do you walk out of an exam room, a meeting with your board of directors or interaction with an employee and take the time to ask yourself, "How could that have gone better?"...
The pay gap between primary care physicians (PCP) and their specialist counterparts continues to close, thanks in part to the healthcare industry's shift toward value-based care, according to a new report from the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).
The day-to-day exposure to life-and-death situations takes its toll on emergency room nurses, who often experience "death anxiety," a state which makes them more conscious of their own mortality and creates a high level of stress and unease. A new article in the journal Emergency Nurse calls for hospitals leaders to recognize the signs and symptoms of the condition and put interventions in place to help improve the mental health of their staff.
Hospitals and health systems targeted for union organization suffer the consequences in lower patient and employee satisfaction, as well as higher readmission rates.
A new report from the advocacy group Public Citizen says that hospital executives and administrators have no plan of action for lowering the staggering rate of on-the-job injuries for nurses. Furthermore, institutions appear to resist any government attempt to regulate the industry from the outside.
A program at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville aims to train doctors in the business and personal skills they will need to become hospital administrators and leaders in their communities, according to Becker's Hospital Review.
Nurses at Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester, Massachusetts and Beverly (Massachusetts) Hospital filed more than 50 complaints about mandatory overtime with the Massachusetts Nurses Association between January and late May, according to the Gloucester Times. But representatives from Lahey Health, which run both hospitals, told the publication that the system did not violate state law.
The old maxim about the only constant being change holds true in health IT careers.
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