To keep patient satisfaction scores high, hospitals must rely on front-line workers and administrators to interact with patients in the most positive way possible, Global Healthcare reported.
In high school we're told not to give in to peer pressure. But it might be the key to boosting hand-hygiene compliance in hospitals, according to a new study published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology.
Hospitals and healthcare facilities don't give nurses enough recognition, support or appreciation--and the effects are far-reaching, according to an opinion pi ece in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Hospitals must re-evaluate how they receive feedback from patients, using them as advisors to address patient-care issues from first-hand experience, and do more to engage patients through recom mended strategies, ac cording to a Hospitals & Health Networks article.
For true interoperability to occur in the healthcare industry, stakeholders must recognize the barriers, according to Joyce Sensmeier, vice president of Informatics for HIMSS.
Almost all managers tell employees that they have an open-door p olicy, but often don't follow through on their promise--or at least don't adequately demonstrate to staff how the policy should work, according to a recent p ost from Inc.
For as long as I've written about medical practices, a recurring theme is the plight of solo physicians t o preserve their autonomy. But one of this week's top stories touches on a darker side of independence.
Cold and fl u season can make for a lot of extra work for practices, but by planning ahead, your office can take care of patients' seasonal needs more efficiently and with less stress.
Physicians struggling with thoughts of suicide are often reluctant to seek help, but new resea rch published in General Hospital Psychiatry identified three powerful risk factors that may help identify doctors who are in danger.
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