Although U.S. hospitals struggled as of late t o add jobs, the sector had a mini breakout during the month of August, according to da ta from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
More details and accusations come to light months after news broke about delays in care within the Vetera ns Affairs health system.
In an effort to increase the amount of black, Latino and other minority registered nurses, the American Heart Association and Macy's will give out 16 scholarships a year for the next three years to boost the number of diverse healthcare workers, the North Dallas Gazette repo rted.
Fifty years after the Nurse Training Act of 1964, and as many of those original nurses retire, the United States will need to produce 1.1 million new registered nur ses by 2022 to fill jobs and replace retirees, according to an announce ment from the America n Nurses Association.
Physician engagement is more important than ever as healthcare shifts in the direction of value-based purchasing models like accountable care organizations (ACOs), John Wallace, vice president and general manager of ACO services at McKesson, writes in Becker's Hospital Review.
There is a great risk of labor shortages in the United States, especially in the healthcare industry, according to a new re port from The Conference Bo ard, a global, independent business membership and research association.
Meetings are an inevitable part of every medical practice. They can lead to productivity, but broken meetings also lead to frustration and are bad for business.
People always advise: Don't shy away from productive conflict. Letting problems fester, in the long run, leads to far more miscommunication and preventable issues. I'm far from alone in having trouble adopting this concept into my own behavior. Both professionally and personally, learning to call foul--at the right time, in the right way--is an area of high anxiety.
Across industries, the highest-performing teams don't rely on a manager to hold members accountable, but rather create a culture in which peers respectfully confront one another, according to a p ost from Harvard Business Review.
Physicians increasingly explore new practice models to ease their financial strain and restore their satisfaction in medicine, but the process of actually making the switch (or starting a new practice) requires careful planning. A recent article from Medical Economics provided three key successful transition steps