By Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, FAAN, Chief Nursing Officer, Vocera Every year around Nurses Week, May 6 to May 12, I write a CNO Perspective Report in which I examine a topic I think is important to nurse leaders. Last year, the report explored cognitive overload and its impact on nurse well-being and patient safety. … Continued
According to the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity’s 2015 benchmarking study, Diversity and Disparities: A Benchmarking Study of U.S. Hospitals in 2015, “minorities comprise only 14% of hospital board members, 11% of executive leadership positions, and 19% of first- and mid-level managers.”
Employees’ health can affect an organization’s bottom line in multiple ways. Prior research shows obesity contributes to higher absenteeism, lower productivity, and higher healthcare expenses for employers.
The changing role of nursing may sound daunting, but nurse leaders don’t have to go it alone. They can rely on their peers to learn best practices in redesigning care delivery. Learning from peers is exactly what took place at the 2018 HealthLeaders CNO Exchange in Charleston, South Carolina, where 35 nursing and patient experience executives gathered in roundtable sessions that addressed transforming patient care and experience.
By: Evan McLaughlin, Minitab The role of quality improvement in healthcare is more critical today than it ever has been. It is a top driver at any clinic or hospital system, regardless of size. It’s a major factor not only when it comes to the performance of a department or institution, but also overall patient … Continued
Experts on healthcare safety say nonverbal body language known as “behaviors of concern” can precede actual violence, and if caught early, de-escalation tactics can be used to intervene and keep the situation from becoming violent.
Researchers urge proactive, positive programs to protect healthcare workers from burnout, trauma, and abuse.
The fund aims to provide financial help to hospital employees in Puerto Rico who have experienced significant property loss or damage from the recent hurricanes.
A majority of healthcare organizations were seeking to expand their executive team with new members who could confront the evolving industry’s new challenges.
In healthcare, some of the best innovations are deciding what not to do—especially when the current practice has no evidence basis.