The New York City-based Health and Hospitals Corporation sees 1 million emergency department visits per year, and has significant challenges to serve its underinsured and uninsured population. To that end, technology in the form of a digital whiteboard system is helping the ED departments keep track of everyone coming in, according to Louis Capponi, chief medical informatics officer for HHC.
Doctors around the country are voicing concerns about the Veterans Health Administration's (VHA) proposal to let nurses with advanced training practice without physician supervision, while nurses are applauding the move, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Keeping employees happy and motivated doesn't have to break the bank. A recent MonsterThinking.com post offered three free (or cost saving) ways to keep staff motivated:
My first encounter with a narcissistic boss was early in my career as a newspaper reporter. At first I thought he directed his horrible behavior at me because I was young and I was his first hire....
Medical centers pay a high price for the convenience of email--millions of dollars each year as well as a loss in doctor productivity, according to a research letter published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics.
In a letter to JAMA Pediatrics, two physicians at the Penn State College of Medicine took a look at "endless daily emails" from their medical center, department and university.
Egotistical people are more likely to reach leadership positions but not necessarily find success, according to a new study published in the journal Personal Psychology.
When you're a kid, there's little excitement comparable to watching for the name of your school crawl across the list of school closings at the bottom of the TV screen. Despite the...
While there is more attention on the benefits of the patient-centered medical home, namely higher quality, more cost-efficient care, it's not necessarily easy to get employee buy-in for the transformation.
Chicago-based Rush Health plans to create a private health information exchange to better connect its three hospitals and close to 1,000 physicians.