The costly impact of losing a physician

Having a physician vacancy is no longer a viable option for healthcare organizations, yet many hospitals find themselves facing gaps in coverage and are paying the price. Last year, the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) offered updated projections on future physician supply and demand. Based on new data, the physician shortage is now estimated to…

February 28, 2019
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Making the most of your conference experience

Conferences provide excellent opportunities to fulfill continuing education requirements, network with peers, and learn about innovative procedures, treatments, and devices. They can also be very overwhelming. You’ll likely leave with all sorts of new strategies and best practices to implement, but it can be challenging to hold on to those and put them to work…

February 25, 2019
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The Enhanced Nursing Licensure Compact (eNLC)

What is the eNLC? For nearly 20 years, the Nursing Licensure Compact has been operational, allowing nurses to provide care across state lines without having to gain additional licensure. In 2015, the state boards of nursing voted to add enhancements to the NLC to make it even safer than it was previously proven to be.…

February 21, 2019
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How to balance exceptional patient care & quality reporting

As more hospitals and health systems adopt value-based care, they are shifting to a more proactive approach to care delivery by placing emphasis on patient engagement, preventative care, and care management. On top of that, healthcare organizations are also responsible for reporting performance data in the areas of quality, improvement activities, promoting interoperability, and cost.…

February 13, 2019
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