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Curbing Nurse Obesity Can Shrink Hospital Costs

John Commins

A study confirms that nurses are at greater risk for obesity than the general population. Hospitals that take steps to create a healthier work environment for nurses can potentially lower labor costs, cut down on medical errors, and improve patient outcomes. >>>


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Nurses Get Pushed Around, Again

A maternity ward scuffle between a high-profile parent and a pair of nurses leads to questions about hospital security and violence against nurses. >>>

In Search of the Team Player

Often seen as self-styled Lone Rangers out to save healthcare with their clinical know-how, physicians must do a better job of overcoming turf wars and ego-driven barriers to improving patient outcomes. >>>

As CMS Approves Parkland's CAP, Board Chair Resigns

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has approved the most recent corrective action plan submitted by Parkland Health and Hospital System. The plan outlines how serious, ongoing deficiencies at the Dallas safety-net hospital will be addressed. >>>

LIVE Webcast

Marketing to Overcome Physician Recruitment Hurdles

Date: March 30, 2012
About: Save time and money by targeting, recruiting, and retaining "best-fit" physician candidates using proven marketing tactics. Featuring three marketing and recruiting industry leaders from diverse regions, hospital sizes, and backgrounds, this webcast has a new format that allows you to pre-submit questions to our speakers to get the answers your organization needs. >>>

Executives on the Move

DALLAS: Parkland Hospital hires chief implementation officer

Dallas Business Journal, March 5, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C.: NQF President and CEO resigns

The National Quality Forum, March 5, 2012

INDIANAPOLIS: WellPoint names EVP, Senior Business, and Chief Transformation Officer

MarketWatch, March 5, 2012

ROSEVILLE, CA: President/CEO of Simi Valley Hospital retires

Adventist Health, March 5, 2012

ST. LOUIS: Ascension Health changes leadership

Ascension Health, March 5, 2012

BOYNTON BEACH, FL: Bethesda official promoted to health system President and CEO

Bethesda Memorial Hospital, March 5, 2012

ROCK HILL, SC: Piedmont Medical CEO leaving post

The Herald, March 5, 2012

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Rounds: Creating a High-Performance Emergency Department

Date: March 29, 2012
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Putting Data in Nurses' Hands

Nursing informatics is an emerging field, and organizations that have been aggressive about getting data into nurses' hands (and smartphones) have reaped the rewards. >>>


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