StrategyHospital Splits This Payroll Expense 50/50 With Local Payer to Curb ER Overuse
New Ulm Medical Center struck a deal with a local payer willing to share the cost of a simple intervention....
Clinical Care'I Feel Like I'm In Jail': Hospital Alarms Torment Patients
Nearly every machine in a hospital is now outfitted with an alarm. The glut of noise means that the medical...
NursingSoft Skills That Deliver Hard Results
Want to achieve your organization's strategic goals? Put a little love and joy into your culture.
StrategyAfter the Breakup: How to Manage When Your Potential M&A Partner Walks Away
UnityPoint Health rejected a potential merger with Sanford Health this week, forcing the CEOs to readjust after touting the expected...
StrategyWhat to Do When Converting a Hospital From Nonprofit to Investor-Owned
While perhaps not as controversial as it once was, the 'conversion' of a nonprofit hospital to a for-profit venture can...
StrategyHow SSM Health Is Unifying Its Internal and External Identity
With care delivery sites across four states, the system's regions often acted independently. That changed as the system reconfigured itself.
StrategyStaying Power: How CEOs Can Lead Through Uncertainty
Translating big-picture long-term strategies into day-to-day processes that point toward success requires CEOs who recognize the humanity of the workforces...
NursingMillennial Nurses Need Patient Connection to Thrive Professionally, Researcher Says
A study found that a lack of interpersonal connection with patients left millennial nurses feeling unfulfilled in their careers.
NursingHone Nurse Listening Skills for Better Patient Experience
When patients feel nurses are listening to them, they self-report better care outcomes and a happier healthcare experience.
FinanceWith HIPAA Compliance in Hand, Slack Goes Public
Slack is positioning its cloud-based messaging tool as a future feature of communication among healthcare professionals.
Clinical CareNever Say 'Die': Why So Many Doctors Won't Break Bad News
Robust research shows that doctors are notoriously bad at delivering life-altering news.
Clinical CareMedical Errors: How Healthcare Providers Can Address Long-Term Harm
The impact of medical errors on patients and families can be multi-dimensional and prolonged.