Baccalaureate, master's and doctoral nursing programs experienced an "enrollment surge" last year, according to new data from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, a trend that the group says reflects a growing demand for better-educated nurses.
Nebraska has become the latest state to expand the practice scope of nurse practitioners, a move hailed by a leading industry group and backed by other states' push to do the same.
You may have noticed that last week's FiercePracticeManagement was written by more of an ensemble cast than usual. That's because my second-favorite typing hand has been out of commission...
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Those words, by philosopher George Santayana, can apply to many aspects of healthcare, but a new book shows just how much...
Turnover among healthcare CEOs fell in 2014 but remains high, according to research from the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Without whistleblowers, the revelation that the Department of Veterans Affairs tried to cover up dangerous delays in care at its health facilities may not have ever come to light. But employees who expose wrongdoing still face reprisals in the VA system, even as it tries desperately to change, the Washington Post reports.
Despite popular perceptions that sustainability measures will financially drain hospitals and health systems, they can drive savings when organizations take certain steps, according to a new report from the University of Pennsylvania.
Despite claims by healthcare economists that the medical community has exaggerated the scope of the potential doctor shortage, a leading association that represents medical schools and teaching hospital reports that the country will be short as many as 90,000 physicians by 2025.
The post-Affordable Care Act healthcare climate is particularly ripe for physician leadership, but the industry has been slow to bring physicians into the C-suite, argues a Becker's Hospital Review article.
Fake doctors are not a prevalent threat, but that doesn't mean they are not a serious one. Sally Pelletier, chief credentialing officer for the Greeley Company, offers suggestions hospitals can take to ensure physicians are properly qualified.