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It takes teamwork to provide good patient care, but developing teams can be hard work. Here are 9 strategies that will help you build a strong nursing team.
Being admitted to the hospital is a stressful situation. Here are some questions to ask so that you will be better prepared and less anxious.
Placing the burden on doctors to restore their own work-life balance overlooks burnout’s structural causes over which physicians have little control.
Even as Americans are forced to resign to healthcare costs that have reached an all-time high, it is indisputable that patients continue to pay more while receiving less. Administrative costs related to wasteful bureaucracy is a major contributor.
A hospital pharmacist describes how his hospital was able to reduce medication errors by 82% by following these five recommendations.
Margaret Cary MD interviews the American Hospital Association's Chief Medical officer, Jay Bhatt, MD, about his vision of the future of healthcare. He says, health systems are really thinking hard about creating care teams of the future, care teams with empathy and compassion because compassion is the oldest medicine.
Nomad has created a digital platform that helps healthcare professionals looking for work connect with healthcare facilities looking for staff without the need to go through a third-party recruiter or broker.
There's no trust anywhere when it comes to healthcare-a new survey shows that hospital systems & doctors don't trust health plans & plans don't trust them.
A recent report called nursing one of the most dangerous jobs in America. Here are some of the reasons why and tips on what you can do to make their lives better.
Ideally, the clinical decision to monitor or not monitor patients receiving opioids with the available technology of pulse oximetry (for oxygenation) and capnography (for ventilation adequacy) should not be an option. However, hospital resource constraints may pose impediments to monitoring all patients receiving opioids.
To reduce patient deaths, hospitals need to become “highly reliable” organizations.
To reduce risks for hospitalized patients, we need to understand where patients are vulnerable, what systems can fail, and whether there are areas where physicians have knowledge deficits.
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