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How Nurse Executives Can Help Tired Nurses
Rebecca Hendren, Editor
Nurse fatigue and cognitive overload are of increasing concern, but simply doing away with 12-hour shifts is not a realistic option. Instead, nurse leaders must find ways to amend policies and procedures in ways that will mitigate 'complexity compression.' [Read More]
 
May 17, 2011
 
Editor's Picks

How Sparking Employee Engagement Can Elevate Patient Satisfaction
When hospital leaders decide to take their institutions from average to world-class, a good place to start is with employee engagement, which can lead to improvements in patient satisfaction scores. [Read More]
The Challenge of the ICU
Health systems are in the midst of an ICU makeover as healthcare leaders rethink how they are providing care in the costliest area of the hospital to improve outcomes and attain ROI. [Read More]
Medicare Trustees Deliver Grim Outlook
A weak economy and higher healthcare costs are taking a toll on Medicare's Hospital Insurance Trust Fund, which is projected by the 2011 Medicare Trustees report to remain solvent until only 2024. [Read More]
Rare Malnutrition, Sepsis Cases Dog Hospital Group
A chain of 14 California hospitals has some explaining to do after state inspections find some facilities miscoded patient diagnoses or failed to adequately monitor central venous catheters for infections. [Read More]
Webcast: Beyond Medicare Shared Savings: Effective ACO & Clinical Integration Strategies
Go beyond the ACO regs furor to uncover commercial and Medicare alternatives for your ACO strategy. Join HealthLeaders Media for this 90-minute Webcast, including Q&A, for a deep dive with leading experts savvy on the legal and business operation of ACOs in commercial markets and CMS programs other than Medicare Shared Savings. [Read More]
Rounds: Coordinating Systems of Care
Whether your hospital system is pursuing an accountable care organization or a broader program of clinical integration, the real work of creating high-value, cost-effective healthcare is in transforming the systems of care. But the solutions may not be as big and unmanageable as you think. Join us live or via live webcast from Gundersen Lutheran Health System with Gundersen's clinical and executive leadership team and invited guest Fairview Health Services, two of the nation?s health system pioneers in high-quality, lower-cost healthcare. [Read More]
Rounds: Neurological Service Line Growth: Telestroke & Brain Tumor Innovations
Neurological service line success is all about managing the collision of technology, research, and care coordination. Get strategies for managing the collision on May 18, live from Barrow Neurological Institute with invited thought leaders from St. John Providence Health System and St. Luke Hospital. [Read More]

NurseLeaders Forum

7 Ways Hospitals Can Trim Costs
Hospitals are under intense pressure to reduce their cost of operations as they prepare for an altered healthcare environment requiring higher quality care at a lower price. Here are some tips from a nurse leader.[Read More]

Nursing Headlines

IPPS Proposed Changes Clarify Three-Day Rule
James Carroll, for HealthLeaders Media, May 16, 2011

Milliman: Annual Healthcare Costs Doubled in Under Nine Years
Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, May 12, 2011

Opinion: An ounce of prevention against bullying doctors
The Boston Globe, May 12, 2011

How Field Clinics Reduce One Hospital's ED Strain
Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, May 11, 2011

Nursing homes seek exemptions from health law
The New York Times, May 16, 2011

Jackson Health System hires tough labor negotiators
Miami Herald, May 17, 2011



Webcasts/Rounds

May 18: Webcast: Ratchet Up Physician Referrals: Proven Methods & Measures

May 18: Rounds: Neurological Service Line Growth: Telestroke & Brain Tumor Innovations

June 7: Webcast: Beyond Medicare Shared Savings: Effective ACO & Clinical Integration Strategies

June 9: Rounds: Coordinating Systems of Care

June 16: Nurse Residency Programs Facilitate Graduate Nurse Transition into Professional Practice

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