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5 Reasons Nurses Want to Leave Your Hospital
Rebecca Hendren, Editor
Are your nurses engaged, committed employees? Or are they biding their time until they can go somewhere better? Onerous overtime policies are just one issue that has nurses eyeing the exits.[Read More]
August 9, 2011
Editor's Picks

CMS Scales Back on Payment Cuts
The final rule change for the Inpatient Prospective Payment System means $1.13 billion more for hospitals in FY 2012. [Read More]
Recruitment Rising as Leadership Priority
Recruiting to address healthcare shortages—both now and in the future—requires creativity and a focus on new core competencies, leaders say. [Read More]
Low Health Literacy, High Health Costs
The problem, when quantified, is astounding. Low health literacy costs the U.S. more than $58 billion annually and nearly half the U.S. adult population falls into the low or basic health literacy category, studies show. [Read More]
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]

Rounds: Women's Health Strategies for Service Line Growth and Quality
Date: September 15, 2011
About: Attend on-site or participate via live simulcast. Learn how host Bon Secours Richmond Health System and invited guest Geisinger Health System maximize downstream revenue in their women's health services, as well as opportunities for integration, quality and customer loyalty. [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

Nurses picket Sanford FL hospital over staffing issues
Orlando Sentinel, August 8, 2011

Don't shortchange nursing informatics
InformationWeek, August 4, 2011

Healthcare Sector Drives U.S. Job Growth
John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, August 8, 2011

Cost of Medicare's Part D drug plan is dropping
Los Angeles Times, August 5, 2011

CDC: Hospitals Impede Breastfeeding
John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, August 4, 2011

CMS Expands HospitalCompare Data
Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, August 9, 2011

Book Excerpt: Complete Guide to Physician Relationships
Kriss Barlow, for HealthLeaders Media, August 9, 2011


August 16: Rounds: The Real Value of ACOs

September 15: Rounds: Women's Health Strategies for Service Line Growth and Quality

September 22: Leveraging the Electronic Health Record for Nursing: Support Evidence-Based Practice and Effective Clinical Processes


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