Released on February 1, 2012
Doctors have long been susceptible to burnout. Like most people who choose healthcare as a profession, these men and women are deeply committed to making a difference in the lives of patients. Combine this passion for serving others with their "driven" personality types—which provides the energy and determination that gets them through their training in the first place—and it's no wonder so many doctors push themselves to unsustainable levels of performance...
Released on January 3, 2012
As our industry moves toward an era of interconnectivity, hospitals and healthcare systems continue to expand their health information capabilities. Those that have not yet installed an electronic medical record system are making plans to do so, and those that are already "wired" are working to uncover new and innovative ways to mine data and inform clinical decision-making.
Released on January 2, 2012
When a woman died in the ED lobby of a Los Angeles hospital several years ago because she could not obtain timely care, it made national news. On that day, Americans around the country wondered how this could happen in the US health care system today. They wondered if it could happen to them. Full article available for purchase on www.jenonline.org.
Released on March 11, 2011
If you’re considering selling your medical practice to a larger organization, make sure you do your homework first. Dr. Michael T. Harris, author of Excellence with an Edge, explains what you need to do before making your final decision.
Released on September 2, 2006
Learn how specific nursing actions performed at set intervals (i.e. Hourly Rounding®) are associated with statistically significant reduced patient use of the call light, as well as a reduction of patient falls and increased patient experiences.