Strong communication among healthcare team members has been shown to influence the quality of working relationships and job satisfaction, and clear communication about task division and responsibilities has been linked to reduced workforce turnover, particularly among nursing staff.
Creating a culture of safety first and foremost requires strong leadership, passionate about embedding the strategies, tools and techniques necessary to make it happen.
From duplicate blood tests to unnecessary knee replacements, millions of patients are being bombarded with screenings, scans and treatments that offer little or no benefit.
Every facility wants to give the best possible care to every patient who walks through its doors, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. But wanting to help people isn’t the same as helping them or knowing what they need.
Communication issues are receiving increased scrutiny from patients and the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) – and your hospital could lose money if fined or sued based on such issues.
Created by the ACA in 2010, teaching health centers serve areas with large unmet medical needs.
Researchers urge proactive, positive programs to protect healthcare workers from burnout, trauma, and abuse.
Take time in the final week of August to reflect on immunization preparedness and handling practices in your facility.
In healthcare, some of the best innovations are deciding what not to do—especially when the current practice has no evidence basis.
Organizations are developing “second victim” programs to provide care for the caregivers—programs specifically focused on helping healthcare workers recover from trauma.