Clinical CareAssigning Hospitalists to Individual Inpatient Units Has Benefits and Drawbacks
Unintended consequences of assigning hospitalists to one or two inpatient units include the temptation to increase patient loads on the...
FinanceM Health Fairview Considers Staffing Cuts, Hospital Closures
The health system is looking for ways to address a projected $80 million net loss in 2020.
NursingTwo Takeaways from the Nurse Leader Exchange
The issues of workplace violence and retaining experienced nurses were top of mind at HealthLeaders 2019 CNO Exchange.
Clinical CareInternational Medical School Graduates Could Ease U.S. Physician Shortage
International medical school graduates are more likely to be primary care physicians than their U.S. medical school counterparts, says the...
Innovation8 Ways a Text-Based Patient Engagement Tool Delivers Business Results
Text-based technology has improved a California clinic's interaction with patients, while bolstering operational performance and patient satisfaction.
Clinical CareNew Survey Casts Doubt on Severity of Physician Shortage
Most patients are not struggling to schedule new visits with generalists and specialists, new survey finds.
Clinical CareHow to Prepare for Physician Retirements
There are several considerations for both physicians and administrators, including notice periods and how to initiate retirement discussions.
Clinical CareNumber of Certified Physician Assistants Surging
The number of physician assistants who received certification reached its highest annual mark in 2018.
Clinical Care4 Strategies to Address Clinical Staff Shortages at Rural Hospitals
Recent research highlights the difficulty of maintaining adequate clinical team staffing at rural hospitals. Four recruitment tactics could help change...
Nursing4 Issues on Nurse Leaders' Radar
Nurse executives discuss some of the nursing profession's biggest challenges. Here's a roundup of those important topics.
Clinical CareAMGA: Physician Compensation Rose Significantly in 2018
Physicians in primary care specialties experienced a relatively high 4.91% increase in median compensation, survey data shows.
StrategyPrimary Care Staffing Models Should Evolve Amid Shift to Value-Based Care
Providers with higher-level skills in their staffing mix aren't necessarily more productive than those that rely exclusively on medical assistants.