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How HR Can Help Prevent Hospital Gun Violence

Lena J. Weiner, Associate Editor for HealthLeaders Media

Violence can erupt anywhere on a hospital campus. Human resources professionals play a vital role in preventing on-the-job violence by setting policies and training employees in techniques to keep everyone safer. >>>


Editor's Picks

How Hospitals Are Reinventing Themselves

Inpatient care is still a bedrock of almost all health systems, but its role in the care continuum is changing dramatically. >>>

Drug Diversion Problem is Bigger Than You Think

Hospitals and other healthcare organizations need to do a lot more than what they're currently doing to guard against drug diverters and catch them before they harm patients and themselves. >>>

VA Hospital Fiasco a Harbinger on Nation's Physician Shortage

The big problem at the VA is that it's competing for doctors with every hospital in the country, physician practices, insurance companies, urgent care centers, retail clinics, and community health centers. >>>

Healthcare Competition Policy Needs a Makeover, Says Policy Analyst

Competition within the healthcare sector will improve only when providers offer products that have "intuitive and measurable value" to consumers, says a healthcare policy expert. >>>

Push for Nursing Diversity Reveals Rich Talent Pool

A program that offers scholarships to students making a career switch to nursing opens up a world of opportunity not only for the students, but for the profession. >>>

Telemedicine Still Facing Barriers in Many States

Outdated laws and other obstacles have prevented providers from being able to use telemedicine to reach patients to its full potential, but with healthcare reform in full swing, those barriers are slowly disappearing. >>>

Doctor Uses Jazz to Tune up Physician Communication

Paul Haidet, MD, applies lessons gleaned from his lifelong love of jazz to teach physicians how to better communicate with patients. >>>

Intelligence Report

Intelligence Report: The Clinical Strategy for Financial Health—Care Redesign & Standardization

This report reveals how leading organizations are implementing programs aimed at care redesign, care standardization, and driving waste out of healthcare delivery. Free Download >>>

News Headlines

The healthcare industry is pushing patients to help themselves

The Wall Street Journal, June 9, 2014

Las Vegas tries new tactic to improve city's notorious healthcare

Los Angeles Times, June 9, 2014

Cleveland Clinic's Cosgrove withdraws from running to head VA

Reuters, June 9, 2014

Hospitals put pharmacists in the ER to cut medication errors

NPR, June 9, 2014

Healthcare interpreters becoming vital part of medical team

Wisconsin State Journal, June 9, 2014

What's a surgeon's role in an ACO? Not much so far, survey says

Kaiser Health News, June 6, 2014

Worker fatigue cause of healthcare mistakes, study finds

Pittsburgh Business Times, June 6, 2014

Survey: MA hospital nurses overburdened

The Lowell Sun, June 5, 2014

Opinion: Want better healthcare? Have doctors make house calls

Los Angeles Times, June 5, 2014

L.A. doctor charged with $33 million Medicare fraud

CBS Los Angeles / Associated Press, June 4, 2014

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Presidents, CEOs, and the New Leadership Model

Some hospital CEOs, used to captaining their own ship, are finding that healthcare reform means there are fewer opportunities to run things as they see fit. Maybe that's a good thing. >>>


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