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How COVID-19 has exacerbated the burnout crisis in U.S. nursing

Learn more about some recent findings that are drawing more attention to the nurse burnout problem in the United States. In this article there are examples of some root causes, with helpful suggestions that will help build resilience in each of the healthcare professionals. Not only are there ways for organizations to make a positive impact against nurse burnout, but healthcare leaders can model empowering behaviors in the interest of combating this problem.

September 01, 2021

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Healthcare’s Big Disruption: Healthcare Future, Changes Will Land Quickly

This article is part of a three-part series: Healthcare’s Big Disruption. Responses to HealthStream’s survey questions about the future highlight healthcare management’s renewed focus on staffing and planning. Understand how leaders across departments are prioritizing employee well-being and digital upgrades in light of the pandemic.

August 30, 2021

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Healthcare’s Big Disruption: Healthcare Present, Crisis in the Air

This article is part of a three-part series: Healthcare’s Big Disruption. Centering on present-day challenges, this article explores results from an April survey: “What Are Healthcare Executives Thinking About the Past, Present and Future?” Responses from executives expressed great concern about the pandemic’s devastating impact on workers, patients and operations. Learn how healthcare systems are weathering the crisis.

August 30, 2021

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Healthcare’s Big Disruption: Healthcare Past, Cracks in Industry Preparedness

This article is part of a three-part series: Healthcare’s Big Disruption. Learn how healthcare executives responded to survey questions asking them to assess the connection between past healthcare improvement efforts and current levels of preparedness. Did efforts to address issues and implement reforms set them up for success in today’s healthcare environment?

August 30, 2021

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Understanding the Cost of Bias

Bias can have a devastating impact on employees in any workplace, whether in terms of how they feel about their work environment, or how much of themselves they put into their jobs. This article is based on the HealthStream Webinar, “The (Not So) Hidden Cost of Bias,” presented by Jeremy Short, a subject matter expert on bias, diversity, and inclusion.

June 29, 2021

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Improving the Clinician Experience

Frontline nurses are increasingly finding themselves in war zone like responses leading to increased stress, burnout and turnover. HealthStream offers training and resources that promotes behavioral health and proper self-care to help mitigate burnout and turnover, resulting in a healthier and more engaged staff.

May 05, 2021

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Performance Management Turned Upside Down

In a pandemic, priorities shift. Healthcare providers are realizing that neglecting performance evaluations and annual reviews is not optimal for the long term—and they're starting to reimagine how to improve them when nothing seems normal.

April 19, 2021

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HealthStream, National Quality Forum Partner to Combat the Opioid Crisis

Education continues to play a central role in combating the national opioid crisis. HealthStream and the National Quality Forum (NQF) have partnered to create the NQF Opioid Stewardship Fundamentals online training course, an educational series that follows the seven fundamental actions of the National Quality Partners (NQP) Playbook: Opioid Stewardship.

April 19, 2021

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10 Considerations for COVID-19 and Long-Term Care

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit nursing homes and long-term care harder than anywhere else. The skilled nursing environment has become a place where COVID-19 is easily transferred between patients, residents, family members, and staff, necessitating lockdowns, the prohibition of visitors, and elimination of resident gatherings.

April 19, 2021

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Top Ten Trends: How Healthcare Moves Forward in 2021

Delve deeper into this year’s Top Ten Trends in this article by HealthStream’s Robin Rose, Vice President, Healthcare Resource Group. This downloadable PDF accompanies the webinar replay and includes links to strategic guidance for the year ahead, along with linked references from the presentation itself.

April 01, 2021

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4 Things to Know About Upcoming E/M Coding Changes

HealthStream and nThrive recently surveyed 127 hospital leaders about the upcoming changes to Evaluation and Management coding guidelines, their organizational readiness for the transition, and relevant organizational challenges. Download the article to learn more.

April 01, 2021

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Psych Hub Reimagines Online Mental Health Education: An Interview with Co-Founder and CEO Marjorie Morrison

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting chaos has intensified many individuals’ existing mental health conditions, pushing the U.S. towards an impending mental health crisis. A recent Kaiser Family Foundation brief reported some 53% of U.S. adults said stress and worry about COVID-19 has negatively impacted their mental health (Panchal et al., 2020). Reflecting on the impact of the pandemic on mental health, Morrison explains they are seeing an influx of people seeking information about anxiety, panic attacks, depression, suicide, substance use increase, and intimate partner violence.

April 01, 2021

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Navigating the Unknowns of Opioid Regulation and Education

As high-profile lawsuits linked to the exploding U.S. opioid epidemic continue to play out in courtrooms nationwide, healthcare providers are working to implement ways to thread the needle between appropriate patient care and avoiding exposure to legal or regulatory action.

April 01, 2021

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Seeing Past the Opioid Problem

Healthcare providers are increasingly caught in the crosshairs of a dilemma: How can they provide the highest quality patient care while also complying with federal, state, and local mandates around prescribing and reporting abuse? Download the article to learn more.

April 01, 2021

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As COVID-19 Spreads, So Does Its Impact on Mental Health

Around the world, COVID-19 has left no one unaffected—there are the hospitalized, the infected, the recovered, those who know someone who has been infected, those mourning, and those wondering if they already were, currently are, or will inevitably be infected. While the stress of this global pandemic weighs differently on each person, there are specific ways it is impacting the mental health of most individuals around our world. Regardless of how each individual feels the stress of the current situation, most of us are spending more energy considering how we handle ourselves and our interactions with others in a way no one in our lifetime has.

April 01, 2021

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Simplified and Streamlined Healthcare Coding

Coders and Physicians eagerly await Evaluation and Management coding changes arriving in January 2021. Download the article to learn more.

April 01, 2021

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Rethinking Healthcare Training for Diversity, Inclusion, and Bias

A Q&A with Jeremy Short, a diversity and inclusion practices expert, about what effective diversity training looks like and why it is vitally important for healthcare organizations....

April 01, 2021

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Envisioning the Future of Long-Term Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Current events, including the COVID-19 pandemic, have focused our attention like never before on the long-term care industry and on the mostly older adult population who make it their home. Download the article to learn more about the future of long-term care and the trends impacting the rate of change.

April 01, 2021

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Top Issues Across the Care Continuum - Part Two

In this second part, HealthStream covers how the long-term care industry is struggling to deal with a variety of issues across the care continuum. Some such as preventing falls and ensuring emergency preparedness have been concerns for these facilities for quite some time; others such as new regulatory oversight and handling the COVID-19 pandemic are new to the mix. Download part two of the article to learn more about the top issues.

April 01, 2021

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Top Issues Across the Care Continuum - Part One

The healthcare industry is in the midst of transformation driven by demographic change, financial instability, and technological advance, not to mention the immediate issue and yet to be determined ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic. Download part one of the article to learn more about the top issues

April 01, 2021