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6 Strategies for a Safer Hospital

Lena J. Weiner, Associate Editor for HealthLeaders Media

Hospitals are among the most dangerous places to work and there are high costs associated with injured workers, but hospitals and health systems can strategically reduce the risk of injury to staff. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Doc Shortage 'Fix' Is a Disaster Waiting to Happen

New legislation in Missouri will create a new class of medical license, the "assistant physician." Critics say it will establish a reprehensible dual standard of care, one for the rural and underserved and another for everyone else. >>>

Physician Pay Increasingly Linked to Value-based Metrics

Primary care doctors surveyed by the Medical Group Management Association say nearly 6% of their compensation was pegged to quality metrics in 2013, up from 3% in 2012. >>>

Hospitals Tops in Physician Benefits

Physicians employed by hospitals enjoy richer benefits and potentially fewer administrative hassles, but physicians employed by private practice express higher satisfaction with their compensation packages, survey data shows. >>>

Critical Times for Small and Rural Hospitals

For healthcare facilities that serve an important niche, such as critical access hospitals, a variety of pressures are changing the way they do business. >>>

M&A Links to Integration Questioned

In many instances in which hospitals have purchased or affiliated with others in their region, there has been little or no real integration, a pair of health policy experts contends. >>>

Recovering from Tornado Damage, Hospital Seeks Normalcy

Less than twelve weeks after a strong tornado crippled a small Mississippi hospital, its interim CEO shares his thoughts on the way forward. >>>

Surgeon Breaks Through Boys' Club, Scales Olympic Heights

Gloria Beim, MD, pushed past gender bias early in her career to become an orthopedic surgeon, found her own practice, and be named Chief Medical Officer for the United States Olympic Committee. >>>

BLS: Healthcare Job Growth Inches Ahead

Job growth in the healthcare sector continues, but at a tempered pace. >>>



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News Headlines

Health care executives juggle dual responsibilities

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, July 14, 2014

Violent crimes at hospitals on the rise

WLS-TV ABC 7, July 14, 2014

Opinion: VA manufactured its own doctor shortage

USA Today, July 11, 2014

Meadowlands Hospital to eliminate 100 jobs, CEO letter says

NJ.com, July 10, 2014

CA healthcare union tells elected officials to shun hospital chain

The San Luis Obispo Triubune, July 10, 2014

Former NYC hospital executive charged with $5.6 million painkiller theft

Reuters, July 9, 2014

Hopkins, hospital union agree to tentative deal on wage increases

The Baltimore Sun, July 9, 2014

Cleveland's healthcare jobs power shifting from hospitals to research labs

Cleveland Plain Dealer, July 9, 2014

Nurse firing highlights hazards of social media in hospitals

ABC News / Good Morning America, July 9, 2014

Boot camp for new doctors aims to prevent 'July effect'

CBS News / Associated Press, July 8, 2014



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New Goals, New Alliances

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