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AAMI: Meaningful use rewards early interoperability adopters
Evaluating hospital networks, data, drivers and device types should be completed before embarking on an...
Increasing Nurses' Competency With Geriatric Patients
With an aging population, acute care hospitals are seeing more elderly patients, increasing the need for nurses...
Former Staff Nurse Returns as CEO
Bedside nurses often grumble that the C-suite is clueless about what it's like in the trenches providing patient care...
Nurses Find Simple Ways to Improve Satisfaction
Relatives tend to call to check on patients right when nurses are first beginning their shift. To make the process...
Integration of Mental and Physical Treatment Leads to Improved Patient Outcomes
Roughly 5% of the patient population is complex. Those complex patients typically have a chronic physical issue (e.g...
Nurse Leaders' Role in Promoting Autonomy and Accountability
Nursing issues have been in the news in the last week and not all of them have been good. But a thread runs through...
This is an excerpt from Rebecca Hendren's Nov. 3 online column, "New Clinical Nurse Leader Role Benefits Patient...
New Clinical Nurse Leader Role Benefits Patient Care and Quality
If your organization doesn't employ any clinical nurse leaders, perhaps it's time you did.
Can nurses care too much?
This New York Times essay written by an oncology nurse discusses the strong bonds that nurses form with the patients...
Violence in ER a growing problem in Massachusetts
With more patients flocking to emergency rooms and ER waiting times growing, the Massachusetts Nurses Association says...
The Satisfied Patient, Second Edition:
This fully updated book illustrates how focusing on patient satisfaction can better your organization, reduce the...
Physician Entrepreneurs: The Quality Patient Experience
A quality patient experience directly impacts physician scores and rankings with private insurers and government...
The Complete Guide to Transforming the Patient Experience
The patient experience impacts all areas of healthcare, including patient satisfaction, quality (as measured by...
Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era
The physician-hospital relationship has always been important but with reform, fortifying these partnerships is now an...
Slash Your Readmission Rates
With 20% of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries discharged from a hospital being readmitted within 30 days, two of...
Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment
Physician turnover can cause millions to walk out your front door. Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit...
The Complete Guide to Women's Health Service Line Marketing
Women are the family healthcare gatekeeper attract them to your women’s service line and you will attract their family...
The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
One in five Americans lacks adequate access to primary care physicians and even those patients with insurance and a...
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