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Nurse Educators Plot Retention Strategies
Rebecca Hendren, Editor
In-depth education and professional development is vital to nurse retention and patient care, leaders said at the National Nursing Staff Development Organization in Chicago. Retention will require evidence-based evaluations of education departments, patient outcomes, and efficiencies from new technology. [Read More]
July 19, 2011
Editor's Picks

As Economy Rebounds, Cost of Healthcare Workers Rises
Rumor has it the economy is rebounding. Riding with that recovery is the expectation that healthcare organizations that want to keep quality staff should be prepared to pay more, a Hay Group survey shows. [Read More]
Gawande on Cowboys and Pit Crews
Atul Gawande's remarks on healthcare at the American Hospital Association Leadership Summit in San Diego on Monday sparked these observations from HealthLeaders senior leadership editor, Philip Betbeze. [Read More]
Could Video Cameras in the OR Prevent Wrong-Site Surgery?
Video cameras in the operating room may appear to be a valuable measure against wrong-site surgery, but the issue is freighted with concerns about privacy, and may not be the most effective means of improving safety in the surgical arena. [Read More]
AHA Takes On Racial Disparities in Care, Leadership
Hospitals have a serious problem with their lack of executive diversity, American Hospital Association President and CEO Rich Umbdenstock acknowledges. He is calling for hospitals to adopt a campaign of change called Equity of Care. [Read More]
Webcast: Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era
Date: July 20, 2011
About: Integration will be the key to success in the accountable care era, whether your organization develops an official ACO or not. Organizations must develop strong relationships with employed and affiliated physicians. Join us to get alignment strategies to thrive in an increasingly integrated industry. [Register Today]

Rounds: The Real Value of ACOs
Date: August 16, 2011
About: Get accountable care strategies from ACO pioneers Norton Healthcare, Humana, and Palmetto Health—first movers who already have experienced the challenges of building a new framework for healthcare delivery. [Register Today]

NurseLeaders Forum

Patient Classification Systems Address Nurse Staffing Balance
A patient classification system applies an evidence-based approach enabling hospitals to assign, match, and schedule nurses where they are needed the most, experts say. [Read More]
Nursing Headlines

AHA: Brokaw Calls for Unity Among Healthcare Leaders
Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, July 18, 2011

20% of Homeless Hospitalized 3 Times in Last Year
Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, July 18, 2011

Hospital System, Citing Costs, Hones In On Employees' Health
Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, July 18, 2011

When hospital overcrowding becomes personal
The New York Times, July 15, 2011

Benchmarking Call Coverage for a Better Bottom Line
Karen Minich-Pourshadi, for HealthLeaders Media, July 18, 2011

The Hospital of the Future
Gienna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media, July 13, 2011

Most violent job in Washington State? Nurse's aide
The Seattle Times/The Associated Press, July 14, 2011


July 20: Webcast: Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era

July 21: Crew Resource Management for Nursing: A Framework to Improve Patient Care

August 16: Rounds: The Real Value of ACOs

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