Male nurses continue to earn significantly higher salaries than their female colleagues even though women outnumber men in the profession, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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Important ingredients that are often missing in meetings, according to a recent post from Harvard Business Review, include leaders' ability to demonstrate empathy and emotional control. These concepts apply to one-on-one interactions, too, as described in a recent post for Physicians Practice.
Compassionate healthcare delivery might not only be morally correct, it could also help hospitals and health systems' bottom lines.
Although chronic disease represents the leading cause of death in the U.S., 40 percent of all premature death is due to behaviors amenable to change, noted authors of an article published in The American Journal of Medicine.
Healthcare organizations that show a commitment to compassion enjoy a better bottom line as well as increased patient and caregiver satisfaction, according to a whitepaper from the Swartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare.
One of the nation's largest hospital-based systems has made strides in physician engagement by building an infrastructure for its ambulatory services, according to Hospitals & Health Networks.
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Getting nurses and doctors on the same page is integral to providing the best possible patient outcomes, and one conflict-ridden hospital's successful effort to improve teamwork offers salient lessons for other healthcare leaders who want to do the same, according to a Hospitals & Health Networks Magazine article.
The risk of violence toward emergency department staff persists in large part because their supervisors perceive it as part of the job, according to MedPageToday.