This post is an excerpt from our white paper, Learn From Your Peers: 5 Best Practices for Implementing a Learning Management System. This white paper summarizes conversations with several organizational development professionals and learning management administrators from Baptist Health, Campbell County Memorial Hospital, Caron Treatment Centers, Crouse Hospital, and Kennedy Health System who recently implemented a new learning

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Quality of patient care is almost entirely dependent on the efforts of the hospital staff. In the healthcare industry, employee satisfaction is crucial due to the direct correlation between employees’ happiness and patients’ happiness.  Recruiting and retaining top healthcare talent is the key to quality care and high patient satisfaction scores. Here are four suggested “do’s

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This is a guest blog by Valerie Granuzzo, Associate Marketing Manager of the HealthcareSource eLearning Library Group at HealthcareSource. Valerie is responsible for the development of our educational webinars and marketing programs pertaining to courseware. Connect with Valerie on LinkedIn.  Lately, ICD-10 seems to be on the minds of everyone in healthcare. The ICD classification system ensures that

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If you ask a group of nurses why they decided to go into nursing, the overwhelming response will probably be, “Because I wanted to help others.” Helping patients through direct clinical care is what many nurses want to focus on ─ management may not be a planned career choice, but a thing they step into due to

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This post is an excerpt from our white paper Journey to Magnet Excellence®: How Talent Management Influences Nursing Distinction. In this white paper, we discuss how hospitals with ANCC Magnet Recognition® focus on developing and maintaining a culture committed to advancing nursing practice and nursing excellence in alignment with a hospital’s strategic goals.

The Magnet Recognition Program® focuses on developing and maintaining a culture that’s committed to excellence in nursing. Hospitals with ANCC Magnet Recognition® constantly strive for excellence in nursing standards and practice with the support of their learning management and education teams. Conversations with several HealthcareSource clients from hospitals with ANCC Magnet Recognition revealed that a close partnership

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According to McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, the CMS is changing some of their annual audit procedures in response to budget cuts. Facilities that have been designated as a Special Focus Facility, or have a history of quality issues and deficiencies, could be at risk for losing their Medicare funding. While the annual CMS survey is undergoing changes, Section 6102

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Healthcare organizations must ensure that their mandatory training requirements around accreditation, patient privacy and clinical licensures are up to date in order to be deemed compliant by regulatory bodies, such as The Joint Commission. In order to stay organized, efficient, and ready for an audit, healthcare organizations should consider implementing a learning management system (LMS). An

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