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Stop Tolerating Bad Managers
Rebecca Hendren, Editor
Bad behavior from nursing managers is tolerated too often. It shouldn?t be. Here are three steps executive leadership can take to change the culture of healthcare. [Read More]
 
October 11, 2011
 
Editor's Picks

AHA Lobbies Congress for 'Shared Sacrifice'
The American Hospital Association is calling for "shared sacrifice" from the greater society—even if it means higher taxes or raising the Medicare eligibility age—to help the nation's hospitals avoid further reimbursement cuts over the next decade. [Read More]
AMA Asks Medicare to Start Paying Doctors for Care Coordination
The American Medical Association has asked Medicare to start paying doctors for four types of chronic care coordination services which avoid more expensive in-hospital care. [Read More]
In Financial Forecasting, Time to Plan for the Worst
Patient volumes are dropping off at some hospitals, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements are flattening, and healthcare CFOs are scratching their heads over financial forecasts. A stagnant economy calls for worst-case scenario planning. [Read More]
8 Reasons Why Hospitals Should Reduce Bed Volume
There are nearly one million hospital beds in the United States. What are we going to do with all the empty ones if the healthcare industry successfully achieves the goals of reform: better care, better health, and lower costs? [Read More]
Webcast: Achieving Alignment on Strategic Marketing Initiatives
Date: November 8, 2011
About: In this 90-minute Webcast, benefit from lessons learned from Catholic Health Initiatives? communication campaign for EHR implementation, and learn what your service lines can mean for marketing opportunities. [Register Today]

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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

Opinion: The shortfalls of early cancer detection
The New York Times, October 11, 2011

Tending to Hospital Employees After the Joplin Tornado
John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, October 10, 2011

Lowest Quality Care Goes to Poor, Minority Patients
Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, October 7, 2011

Family of woman who died after a medical error joins Chicago hospital's safety panel
Chicago Tribune, October 7, 2011

Nurses file labor action over lockout after strike
San Francisco Chronicle, October 7, 2011

BCBSA Says It Can Help U.S. Save $319B by 2021
Margaret Dick Tocknell, for HealthLeaders Media, October 6, 2011

Advance Directives Curb Hospital Costs In High-Spending Regions
Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Mediae, October 6, 2011

Ex-TX prosecutor convicted of retaliating against 2 nurses
NewsWest 9, October 5, 2011

Community Hospital Borrows Show Biz Staging
Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, October 5, 2011


Webcasts/Rounds

October 26: Rounds: Performance Improvement for Quality and Bottom-Line Outcomes

November 8: Webcast: Achieving Alignment on Strategic Marketing Initiatives

November 11: Rounds: The Business and Clinical Path to Medical Home

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