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High Hospital Turnover May be Linked to Underfunded HR

John Commins

Hospitals have higher turnover than most industries and hospitals underfund and understaff their HR departments compared with other industries. Is there a correlation? >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Physician Compensation Incentives Shifting

As healthcare reform influences compensation models, many doctors expect relatively small pay increases in 2012. >>>

Engage Nurses to Raise Your Patient Safety Scores

All members of the nursing staff need to feel directly responsible for patient safety. Quality improvement becomes one more meaningless directive from "above" unless nurses feel engaged in the process, involved in the plans, and accountable for the results. >>>

Healthcare Workforce Planning Techniques Lagging

Projecting future healthcare workforce demand is a backward-looking process that doesn't account for new technologies and other changes that greatly impact labor forecasts, according to a bipartisan group study. But improving the process could prove nettlesome. >>>



Executives on the Move

MADERA, CA: Children's Hospital, CEO agree to part ways

The Fresno Bee, October 31, 2011

TERRE HAUTE, IN: Conroy named Terre Haute Regional Hospital CEO

TribStar, October 31, 2011

BRENTWOOD, TN: LifePoint names Murphy chief development officer

MarketWatch, October 31, 2011

PALM BEACH, FL: Bethesda Memorial CEO Robert Hill to retire

Palm Beach Post, October 31, 2011

ROSEVILLE, CA: Jobe named general counsel for Adventist Health

Adventist Health, October 31, 2011

NUTLEY, NJ: Gonzalez named acting CEO of The University Hospital

Nutley Sun, October 31, 2011

TRENTON, MO: Jordan named CEO of Wright Memorial

St. Luke's Health System, October 31, 2011

DENNISON, OH: Trinity Hospital Twin City names new president

Times Reporter, October 31, 2011



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Webcast: Battle-Tested Tactics for Key Internal 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. >>>


Winning With Value-Based Purchasing

Date: November 17, 2011
About: Value-based purchasing (VBP) brings real financial implications in the amount of CMS payment at risk, quality penalties, and the investments required to avoid those penalties. The stability of your future finances depends on your ability to successfully implement VBP. Join us for a 60-minute audio conference with VBP experts from Aurora Health Care and Premier. >>>




From HealthLeaders Magazine

Patient Engagement Takes Physician Leadership

As providers become increasingly accountable for healthcare outcomes, patient engagement grows in significance. Individuals should take responsibility for their health, but what role do the providers play in turning consumers of care into partners in care? >>>

 

Managing the Continuum

 

Treating Patient as Partner


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