With one CDC official saying "we have truly entered a post-antibiotic era," the agency is urging hospitals to develop effective antibiotic stewardship programs to save lives and money. >>>
As evidence grows that the risks of harm outweigh the chance of benefit for some procedures on older patients, thoughtful providers are putting the brakes on overly aggressive care for their senior patients. >>>
The agreement reached between the Department of Justice and not-for-profit Carondelet Health Network to resolve whistleblower allegations is Arizona's largest False Claims Act recovery, says the US Attorney handling the case. >>>
Rising numbers of women in higher education and a growing desire among healthcare workers for work/life balance are fueling physician assistant job growth. But the head of a PA industry group says the lack of diversity among PAs is "disturbing." >>>
Personality testing is a common tool used to predict a job candidate's potential within a given role—but there are some traits no test can adequately uncover. >>>
The chief nursing officer at a new Texas hospital made sure that the concerns of nurses and nurse managers were carefully considered in the new plans. >>>
Healthcare organizations "are coming to the realization as they transform from the fee-for-service to fee-for-value environment that they don't have the skills and capabilities and resources and experiences necessary to successfully do that transition," says an industry analyst. >>>
This HealthLeaders Media intelligence report identifies the top areas where healthcare leaders are investing their patient experience dollars and offers examples of changes instituted by Mountain States Health Alliance and the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. >>>
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