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Prognosis Grim for McDonald’s Restaurants in Hospitals

John Commins

No hospital wants to have the distinction of being the last in the United States to house a McDonald's. With or without the involvement of a public advocacy group, it's likely that within 10 years the burger behemoth will have no hospital-based restaurants. >>>


Editor's Picks

Healthcare Jobs Activity Surging on Social Media

Healthcare professionals report an uptick in job interviews and job offers through the use of Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter and via mobile job alerts, a recruitment firm's survey shows. >>>

PA Hospital's Financial Woes Trigger Harsh Repercussions

When a hospital locks its doors and turns out the lights, the effects spread far beyond would-be patients to employees, physicians, and an entire community. >>>

Nurse Leaders Key to Hospital Sustainability Efforts

Nurses see firsthand the amount of waste and use of environmentally unfriendly chemicals in their hospitals. It's no surprise then that nurse leaders are key to creating a culture of sustainability. >>>

Allina's nurse uniform plan draws union response

There's a fight over fashion within the Allina Health System. In May, the Minneapolis-based hospital group will start requiring workers in a dozen different job classifications to begin wearing matching uniforms with distinguishing colors. But the change has drawn protest from unionized nurses who say the switch should have been negotiated and stomps on autonomy. >>>

Intelligence Report

Impact Analysis Report: Service Lines Grow Amid Strategic Challenges

Healthcare leaders foresee dramatic growth in service lines, but anticipate obstacles in aligning with physicians. Over the next two years, 50% of leaders expect to establish new service lines; 75% plan to expand existing service lines. This exclusive, original research and analysis offers key insight from top healthcare executives and clinical leaders on their service line strategies.  >>>

Executives on the Move

WASHINGTON, DC: Hopkins Names Sibley Memorial Hospital CEO

Sibley Memorial Hospital, April 16, 2012

MIAMI, FL: Jackson Health System appoints new strategic head

Miami Herald, April 16, 2012

COLUMBUS, OH: Columbus Regional Healthcare System executive Lance Duke resigns

Ledger-Enquirer, April 16, 2012

HAYWOOD, NC: Poore resigns as MedWest Haywood leader

Smokey Mountain News, April 16, 2012

DETROIT, MI: Beaumont Health System Names Chief Administrative and Information Officer

Beuamont Health System, April 16, 2012

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Date: April 24, 2012
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From HealthLeaders Magazine

Red-Tape Mandates Spark Innovation

Mounting compliance requirements and declining revenues are fast becoming catalysts for improvement at healthcare organizations. >>>


Strategic Physician Recruiting Calls for Forecasting, Profiling


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