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
The healthcare industry's long-held "top-down" management model no longer suits the modern healthcare environment, and must be replaced with a new model that better supports frontline workers, argues a Health Affairs.blog post.
With the cost of replacing departed or retiring nurses often on the minds of hospital executives, they must consider new approaches toward retaining nursing staff, according to Hospitals & Health Networks Daily.
Stanford Hospital's Department of Emergency Medicine in California is offering an innovative "time-banking" program that aims to prevent emergency room doctors from burnout and lead more balanced lives, according to an article in The Washington Post.
Clinicians must no longer have the right to refuse to follow best practices for hand hygiene and influenza vaccinations, according to leading patient safety advocates in a Health Affairs blog post.
The role of chief information security officer will continue to mature, and has already seen great change as people in the position move to a more risk-based approach to tackling security challenges.
As a wave of retiring nurses creates increased demand and potential shortages, hospital leaders must keep several strategies in mind to retain their nursing staff, according to Hospitals & Health Networks.