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Kaiser Permanente to grow IT workforce in Georgia by 900

Kaiser Permanente is setting its sights on Georgia for health IT, announcing it will create about 900 tech jobs in Atlanta over the next four years.

Nurse leadership program helps hospitals cut costs, improve outcomes

​Critical care nurses who participated in 16-month leadership and innovation training program developed initiatives that helped their hospitals save an anticipated $28 million a year and significantly improve clinical outcomes, according to the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

UnitedHealth partners with Mayo Clinic on revenue management, patient experience

Two heavy hitters in the healthcare industry--UnitedHealth and Mayo Clinic--are partnering to use revenue management to boost patient experiences and lower costs.

5 recruiting tips to fight the looming physician shortage

Despite a looming physician shortage, there are actions healthcare recruiters can take to fill positions, according to Health eCareers. Here are five steps you can take.

10 facts about female physicians

Almost always when we talk about physicians (within FiercePracticeManagement and in general), we mean the profession as a whole. Yet about one-third of the physicians in the United States are...

Primary care model brings docs, specialists to the workplace, improves patient experience

Scott Shreeve, M.D., aims to transform primary care delivery with a streamlined approach that brings healthcare to the workplace.

New med school curriculums emphasize communication, teamwork

The University of Michigan Medical School is one of many schools around the country that has phased out the model used for the past century to make way for greater emphasis on skills such as teamwork and communication, according to an article from  Kaiser Health News.

Informatics nurses have huge impact on patient safety, workflow

The role of informatics nurses has expanded greatly, providing a significant impact on patient safety and overall care, as well as workflow and productivity improvements, according to the 2015 HIMSS Impact of the Informatics Nurse Survey.

Indianapolis VA supervisor steps down after firestorm over joke email

In the latest scandal to hit the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, a supervisor at the Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Indianapolis, has stepped down after facing a tide of backlash tied to an email that appears to mock veteran suicides,  USA Today  reported

Workforce trends: Graduates of four-year nursing programs continue to increase

The popularity of Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs continues to rise, while the opposite is true of two-year programs, according to a  Health Affairs  analysis of data from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.