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4 Tips for Retaining Nurses Who Work Past Retirement

Rebecca Hendren

More than a quarter of nurses surveyed recently believe they will never be able to fully retire. That's bad news for them, but it's good news for hospitals. Leadership must accommodate the needs of aging workers, however, to reap the rich rewards of a seasoned staff. >>>


Editor's Picks

4 Unpleasant Predictions for 2012

HealthLeaders Media research sheds light on how financial leaders are responding to this year’s challenges, and what problems are looming next. >>>

1 in 4 New Docs Regret Career Path

Citing a familiar litany of complaints such as declining reimbursements and rising costs, 28% of physicians in their final year of training say that if they had to do it all over again, they'd choose another profession. This is not alarming. It's maddening. >>>

$500M in Readmission Prevention Funds to Bypass Hospitals

Hospitals aren't very happy about the prospect of community-based organizations getting federal funds to coordinate post-discharge care in an effort to curb readmission rates. >>>

When Things Go Wrong, Admit Mistakes

The University of Illinois Medical Center has a protocol for adverse events that occur when the hospital staff is at fault: Admit your mistakes and avoid malpractice litigation. >>>

*NEW* Industry Survey 2012

We know you have something to say. And we want to hear it. Take the 2012 Industry Survey now—in 10 minutes or less, share your insight and help define industry trends. Enter today for the chance to win an iPad! >>>

News Headlines

LGBT patients search for healing

The Boston Globe, October 17, 2011

Shortage strikes hospital supplies

Post-Journal, October 17, 2011

From needle stick to cure for Hepatitis C

The New York Times, October 14, 2011

IL medical board files complaint against star autism doctor

Chicago Tribune, October 14, 2011

Medicare Advantage Sales Scams on the Rise in CA

HealthLeaders Media, October 13, 2011

CMS Unveils 5-Star Medicare Advantage Plans

HealthLeaders Media, October 13, 2011

6 Ways to Drive Patient Volume, Revenue

HealthLeaders Media, October 12, 2011

FL hospital’s sick-child day care centers let parents go to work

Sun Sentinel, October 13, 2011

New nurses can be breast cancer patients’ GPS

The Seattle Times/McClatchy, October 12, 2011

High-tech help for people who don’t take their medicine

The Wall Street Journal, October 12, 2011

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Rounds: The Business and Clinical Path to Medical Home

Date: November 11, 2011 About: Attend on-site or participate via live simulcast. Live from host St. Joseph Health System—reaching the vision of patient–centered medical home requires strong links between hospital and physician to achieve best patient outcomes. Join us for the dialogue in a special, complimentary Rounds, sponsored by RelayHealth. >>>

Webcast: Achieving Alignment on Strategic Marketing Initiatives

Date: November 8, 2011 About: In this 90-minute Webcast, benefit from lessons learned from Catholic Health Initiatives’ communication campaign for EHR implementation, and learn what your service lines can mean for marketing opportunities. >>>

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Engaging the Patient

As providers become increasingly accountable for healthcare outcomes, patient engagement grows in significance. Yes, people should take responsibility for their health, but what role do the providers have in turning the consumer of care into a partner in care? >>>


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