As healthcare providers and hospitals attempt to radically rethink their approach to care to include greater collaboration and cooperation between all stakeholders and to improve patient outcomes, some of their new ideas are likely to come from hospital innovation centers.
A larger percentage of academic medical center department leaders are men with mustaches than women in general, according to a new study, which is deliberately facetious but makes a serious point about gender disparities within healthcare.
Humana and Weight Watchers' effort to improve employee wellness and fight America's expensive obesity epidemic has benefitted from Oprah Winfrey's star power, according to a Forbes.com contributed post.
The demand for reforms to graduate medical education will get a boost in 2016. The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation will partner with leading medical institutions to develop reforms at regional and local levels, according to a post at the Health Affairs Blog by Macy Foundation President George E. Thibault, M.D.
The demands of the job are less stressful for nurses than feeling unappreciated and undervalued, according to a new study published in the Annals of Behavioural Medicine.
To assess the quality of its physicians, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine is turning to a data-driven provider dashboard.
Busy hospital executive looking for the secret to successfully tackling today's multifaceted healthcare challenges should consider trying the ancient art of meditation, a Stanford scientist says.
Even the smoothest day of running a medical practice can be stressful--for physicians and staff alike. While practice leaders should take care to protect their teams from burnout, there are also positive ways to harness the inevitable daily challenges that practice members face, according to a post from Harvard Business Review.
When it comes to data in healthcare, the correct use of terminology, while many times overlooked, is every bit as vital to industry success, according to U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials Robert Califf and Rachel Sherman.
The changing healthcare industry increasingly demands business skills from physician leaders. Not all traits are equal, however, and no matter how talented or productive an individual employee may be, they can come at an unsustainably high price if they don't mesh well with their colleagues, the Harvard Business Review reports.