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Becoming an Employer of Choice: The No-Cost Strategy for Nurse Retention

In this special 10-minute conversation, we discuss how inclusive culture directly impacts nurse retention, as well as best practices to positively impact retention without drastically affecting budgets.

April 15, 2024

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6 Reasons to Implement an Acute Care Performance Improvement Project (PIP)

In the bustling world of acute care, Performance Improvement Projects (PIP)s are essential for hospitals looking to deliver high quality care, maintain regulatory compliance, enhance patient safety, optimize reimbursements, foster a culture of sustainability, and uphold a reputation within the healthcare community. Within a PIP, one crucial piece is a common challenge – the transition from data collection to actionable insights and tangible performance improvements.

April 12, 2024

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Student Rotations: Learning and Hiring Opportunities

Research suggests that healthcare leaders may be missing some recruitment opportunities amongst student nurses and other clinical students. myClinicalExchange can create efficiencies in your onboarding process and free up leaders so that they are able to help students connect with the organization and its job opportunities. Reach out to HealthStream today to learn more about how HealthStream and myClinicalExchange can improve recruitment efforts among new nurses and clinicians.

April 11, 2024

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Competency Management for the Next Generation

A one-size-fits-all approach to competency management is no longer practical in today’s healthcare environment. HealthStream’s jane AI can help by providing personalized competency development that provides assessment, development, and reporting on clinical knowledge and judgement. To learn more about how to create a personalized competency development program for your organization, contact HealthStream today.

April 04, 2024

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Transforming Competency Development: The Role of AI in Ensuring Compliance

The intersection of AI and healthcare training and development helps professionals maintain credentials and enhance competency in an ever-changing regulatory environment.

March 29, 2024

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Why a One-Size-Fits-All Method Doesn't Work for Competency Development

The current state of the healthcare system is placing immense stress on healthcare professionals, prompting many to leave the workforce prematurely. Healthcare staffing shortages have a serious trickle-down effect. They lead to heavier workloads, increased anxiety, and burnout for the remaining staff, which can negatively impact patient care and outcomes.

March 28, 2024

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Overlooked Recruiting Opportunity: Clinical Student Rotations

75% of student nurses report that employment opportunities are not discussed during clinical rotations

March 28, 2024

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Credentialing vs. Privileging: Understanding the Basics and Establishing Processes

Implementing a fair credentialing and privileging process promotes patient safety, regulatory compliance, risk management, quality standards, and good institutional governance. Understand the basics and see how CredentialStream supports both.

March 27, 2024

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Healing Together: The Impact of Female Advocacy

It's important to recognize and honor the power of women who make a difference in their team’s lives, their family’s lives, their friends’ lives, and when in healthcare, their patients’ and residents’ lives. Empowering women in the workplace and in the healthcare workplace requires organizations and their leadership to consider representation.

March 26, 2024

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Introducing S.T.A.B.L.E. Foundations and What’s New in the 7th Edition

To learn more about how the S.T.A.B.L.E. Program can help your organization improve the quality of care for both sick and well newborns, contact HealthStream today.

March 13, 2024

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Streamlining Provider Credentialing

By embracing delegated credentialing, healthcare organizations can unlock a win-win solution for providers, plans, and ultimately, patients. Streamlined processes, quicker enrollment, and enhanced provider satisfaction make delegated credentialing the future of efficient and effective healthcare administration. Partnering with the right NCQA-accredited delegate empowers medical organizations to focus on what they do best – delivering high-quality care – while leaving credentialing in the hands of experienced experts.

March 11, 2024

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5 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Credentialing Software

Explore the benefits of CredentialMyDoc to improve and streamline your credentialing and enrollment processes.

March 11, 2024

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8 Effective Strategies to Decrease Denied Claims

The best approach to managing claims denials is a proactive approach. In this article, we review the common reasons for denied claims, the financial impact on healthcare organizations, and 8 strategies for how to effectively decrease denied claims.

March 08, 2024

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The Art and Science of Competency Development

Coady encouraged leaders to think about whether their current educational programs were truly sustainable. Everyone receiving the same amount of learning regardless of their knowledge and judgement baseline is expensive, inefficient and is not what nurses want. If your existing program is not helping your nurses achieve competency, perhaps it is time to consider a more personalized and efficient approach. Reach out to HealthStream today to learn more about jane and other solutions.

March 08, 2024

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Healthcare Data Breaches: A Rising Threat and Strategies for Prevention

Cybercrime is a growing threat to the healthcare industry as the wealth of sensitive information in healthcare records makes them a valuable target for hackers. Proactive measures can be taken to safeguard patient information. Explore effective strategies to combat cyberattacks and ensure data security.

March 06, 2024

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ASCs on the Rise: Why These Outpatient Centers are Reshaping Healthcare

Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) are gaining ground in the delivery of patient care, offering convenient, cost-effective options for minimally invasive surgeries. Discover the factors driving the ASC market boom and what changes to expect in 2024.

March 04, 2024

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Correlation Between CMS Star Rating & jane AI

The CMS Star Rating is an essential tool affecting hospital reputation and reimbursement. In this paper, hospitals utilizing jane AI for clinical nurse training and assessment were analyzed to determine if a correlation existed between their overall CMS star rating and their nursing staff’s average score on jane knowledge assessments.

February 29, 2024

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Disrupting Healthcare: Amazon and Walmart Make Bold Moves

Retail giants Amazon and Walmart are changing the healthcare game with their innovative services and aggressive expansion. Discover their latest moves and what it means for the future of healthcare.

February 28, 2024

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Enhancing Patient Satisfaction and Revenue Through Comprehensive Workforce Training

Blog content provided by HealthStream’s partner Pineapple Academy and its President and Co-Founder, Greg Gorgone

February 28, 2024

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The Importance of Nurse Safety: Strategies for a Safer Healthcare Environment

If your organization is struggling to navigate the complexities of providing a safer environment for nurses while prioritizing the well-being of your nursing team, contact HealthStream today to learn more about ShiftWizard and the Acuity and Assignment Manager.

February 26, 2024