As hospitals transition from a fee-for-service model to value-based care, physician engagement is crucial, Mary Lou Mastro, R.N., president and CEO of Elmhurst (Illinois) Memorial Healthcare, told Becker's Hospital Review.
A looming nurse shortage has led hospitals across the country to offer nurses sign-on bonuses as high as $20,000 as incentives to join and stay at their organizations.
Physician assistants have many opportunities to improve the patient experience but aren't typically part of the discussion when it comes to value-based payment models, according to a blog post on Health Affairs.
With the launch of its new Health Cloud platform Wednesday, San Francisco-based software company Salesforce aims to help doctors better manage patient care.
In an interview with Becker's Hospital Review, 12 healthcare leaders from across the country discuss the toughest decisions they had to make.
Recently, we discussed the importance of defining your practice culture as a means to hire the right kind of people and help newcomers carry out your company values. We can't forget, though,...
Physicians' demanding work often makes it difficult to practice the lifestyle and self-care that they recommend to patients. Respondents to a recent survey from Physicians Practice, however, rated their overall health, happiness and habits as well above average.
If you conduct regular patient surveys--as experts recommend--one of the most important metrics to watch is patients' likelihood of recommending your practice to others.
In the practice of infection control, the gradual shift from a nurse-centric to a multidisciplinary specialty means the traditional role of the infection control nurse won't be feasible in the future, predicts a registered nurse,who serves as an infection preventionist, in a post on Infection Control Today.
Amid efforts to protect nurses from workplace injuries, some hospitals report encouraging progress, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.