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Industry Survey Reveals Goals and Priorities of Healthcare Leaders (Part 2 of 2)

February 27, 2013

Yesterday, we looked at the first three areas of an Industry Survey conducted by HealthLeaders Media that examined several challenges and issues confronting healthcare leaders in 2013. Today, we look at the final three areas of that survey. The information below is based on an article written by Margaret Dick Tocknell. ****** Fourth, the greatest […]

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Study Concludes, Hospitalists are Overworked and Overtasked

January 31, 2013

Cheryl Clark at HealthLeaders Media reports a recent Johns Hopkins University survey published in Jama Internal Medicine concluded that a large percentage of hospitalists are overworked and overtasked. Researchers found that 40 percent of 506 hospitalist respondents said “their workloads exceeded safe levels at least once a month,” while 36 percent “reported excessive workload assignments […]

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Federal Requirements Leave Healthcare Organizations Frustrated and Powerless

December 6, 2012

If you as a healthcare executive are frustrated with the quality improvements that have been made by your organization still not being enough to satisfy the federal government, then don’t worry, Alicia Caramenico writes over at FierceHealthcare. You’re not alone. “With a national effort to improve care and cut costs, healthcare providers have a lot […]

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