Clinical CareHospitals Stressed by 'Out-of-Control' Drug Costs, Shortages
Average total drug spending per hospital admission increased by 18.5% between 2015 and 2017, forcing hospitals to cut staff, delay...
Clinical Care4 Physician Assistant Trends to Watch in 2019
This year's expected developments include a new electronic recertification process for physician assistants.
NursingMore Than Half Of California Nursing Homes Balk At Stricter Staffing Rules
California is one of only a few states that set their own minimum requirements for nursing home staffing. The new...
NursingNurse Staffing Isn't Straightforward. Here's Why.
Mandating nurse-to-patient ratios is one solution to nurse staffing, but some favor different approaches to the issue.
NursingWill They or Won't They? Massachusetts Voters to Decide on Nurse Staffing Ratios.
On Tuesday, Massachusetts voters will face a ballot question on mandating nurse-to-patient ratios.
StrategyBroward Health CEO Beverly Capasso Resigns Abruptly
Five health system leaders, including Capasso, have been indicted over their handling of a prior interim CEO's dismissal. But that...
Nursing5 Things You Should Know About the Nursing Shortage
Parsing out the variables that make up nursing shortage numbers will help nurse leaders make sense of the shortfall. It's...
NursingDo Nurse Staffing Ratios Work? New Research Says No.
Advocates of mandated staffing ratios say they improve patient outcomes. A recent study finds otherwise.
Clinical CareTelepharmacy Eases Staffing Shortages at Rural Clinics and Hospitals
With a shortage of pharmacists and clinicians in rural areas, telepharmacy and telehealth clinical pharmacy services can fill the gap.
FinanceNon-Physician Providers Can Boost Your Bottom Line
In hospital-owned primary care practices, that difference is $131,770 more in revenue after operating costs per physician.
StrategyBon Secours, Mercy Pick Post-Merger Name, CEO
A previously announced merger brings together Maryland and Ohio health systems under one name as one CEO is chosen to...
Clinical CareSevere OB-GYN Shortage Looming on Horizon
As the national physician shortage worsens, areas of the country with aging OB-GYN clinicians and high OB-GYN workloads are expected...