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Whether it is live, taped, or computer-based, compliance training has to engaging and capture the attention of a workforce that seems to have a shorter attention span every year. Four suggestions to improve engagement.
High turnover rates can have a significantly detrimental impact on hospitals, patients, and healthcare staff. Staff turnover in hospitals is estimated to cost at least two times the pay of a regular employed nurse.
In HealthStream’s PX Advisor, Elliot Clark, chairman and CEO of HRO Today, talks at length about four specific characteristics common to healthcare HR.
Improving outcomes is top of mind for everyone in healthcare. One really good place to start this effort is to focus on your workforce. The eBook addresses building the skills and competency of existing staff to more quickly realize increases in care quality, experiences, and operations.
Today’s nursing students are more tech-savvy but less interpersonally connected than their predecessors, and so nursing schools need to adapt in order to help them not just graduate, but also integrate into today’s healthcare community.
Working with that first new hire taught me a lot about how to be an effective preceptor, ignited my passion for precepting, and inspired me to continuously work on improving my skills as a preceptor.
A number of research studies have illustrated processes and activities that hospitals can undertake to lower readmissions, including better discharge processes and better coordination of care with post-acute facilities and primary care doctors
A positive transformation occurs in patient’s perception of their care when touch is added to a task. That is certainly true with the Bedside Shift Report (BSSR).
The millennials in our healthcare workforce have challenged the rest of us to reconsider how we have “always done things.” They want ongoing coaching and development and not a one-time per year annual evaluation and training.
What are the HR strategies that will be most effective in hiring and retaining the best employees in healthcare?
Though the components of high-quality CPR seem simple enough--chest compressions and ventilation, high-quality CPR is actually difficult. The survival rates for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) remain relatively low, ranging from just 2 to 11%. We can do better.
We know from the research from interviewing thousands of people that they prefer to be aging at home in their communities. This means that we have this huge opportunity to deliver post-acute and non-acute services in new different ways to people in the community.
Here are 5 strong reasons lifelong learning in nursing is a long term career need in healthcare to ensure that employees stay abreast of advances in healthcare.
For HR professionals to be more than just employee advocates, Elliot says they need to be able to articulate why employee programs drive better business outcomes. “That’s the inspiration from the commercial world HR needs to get.”
VerityStream surveyed the NAMSS membership, 5,800 medical services professionals, about the importance of four key initiatives and to indicate their level of success in addressing various activities within each initiative.