Rural hospitals get lift from University of Arizona center
Teresa Vincifora, chief nursing officer at Benson Hospital, received a second role in April overseeing quality assurance. That was after recruiting to replace a retiring employee came up empty. "In rural hospitals, we wear many hats," Vincifora said. "Jobs are really hard to fill." Then a program administered by the University of Arizona provided funds for her to attend a quality directors' boot camp in Nashville."We don't have the resources that large hospitals do, so that was just such an opportunity for me and so helpful," she said. "There's so much to learn. It got me fired up for the position." The Center for Rural Health, part of the Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, has been helping hospitals in those kinds of ways for 25 years.
- CFO Exchange: Smartphones Poised to Disrupt Healthcare, Says Topol
- CNO on Hospital Redesign: 'You Can't Over-Communicate'
- How Digital Strategy Shapes Patient Engagement at Boston Children's Hospital
- Consumerism Drives Healthcare Branding, Rebranding Efforts
- PA Ranks See 'Phenomenal Growth,' Lack of Diversity
- Half of All Primary Care, Internal Medicine Jobs Unfilled in 2013
- 3 Traits Personality Assessments Can't Reveal
- Carondelet to Pay $35M to Settle Fraud Allegations
- Antibiotic Overuse a 'Huge Threat' to Patient Safety, Says CDC
- Cleveland Clinic Partners with North Shore-LIJ for Heart Care