Recently, we discussed the importance of defining your practice culture as a means to hire the right kind of people and help newcomers carry out your company values. We can't forget, though,...
Physicians' demanding work often makes it difficult to practice the lifestyle and self-care that they recommend to patients. Respondents to a recent survey from Physicians Practice, however, rated their overall health, happiness and habits as well above average.
If you conduct regular patient surveys--as experts recommend--one of the most important metrics to watch is patients' likelihood of recommending your practice to others.
In the practice of infection control, the gradual shift from a nurse-centric to a multidisciplinary specialty means the traditional role of the infection control nurse won't be feasible in the future, predicts a registered nurse,who serves as an infection preventionist, in a post on Infection Control Today.
Amid efforts to protect nurses from workplace injuries, some hospitals report encouraging progress, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
A new American Nurses Association zero-tolerance policy for violence or abusive behavior says hospital executives must create a non-punitive environment so nurses don't fear penalties or retaliation for reporting abuse or violence.
Hospital chief executive officers, take note: If you ever need to apologize for corporate wrongdoing, it's best you look sad while you say you're sorry, according to a new study published in the September 2015 issue of Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.
Nurses are in high demand in the healthcare industry--but only if they have experience, according to an article in Comstock's.
Many physician practices leaders believe their trusted employees would never steal from them, but statistics show that embezzlement is far more common than most doctors realize.
About one in three jobs are vacant at nine of the regional Veterans Affairs healthcare systems in the United States, leaving veterans weeks to get care, USA Today reports