4 Reasons Why Healthcare Must Invest in Employee Engagement

Healthcare employees often feel overworked and underappreciated, which can have a negative effect on patient care and satisfaction. In healthcare it is absolutely essential to establish and nurture a culture of employee engagement. The Advisory Board Company found that 20% of all hospital employees are either disengaged or ambivalent, while 40% are merely content. When lives are on the

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Calling All Presenters for NAHCR IMAGE 2016!

The National Association of Healthcare Recruiters (NAHCR) Board of Directors and Education Committee is now accepting presentations for next year’s IMAGE Conference and we want to hear from YOU! Have you implemented a new talent acquisition initiative or introduced a cutting-edge practice to improve your healthcare organization’s recruitment practices?  If so, please consider submitting a presentation proposal to share

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The Understated Value of Nurse Manager Orientation

There’s no doubt that the healthcare industry is complex with many moving parts. At the heart of keeping healthcare systems operating are clinicians and caregivers, but perhaps the most often overlooked and under-appreciated role is that of the nurse manager. The hard work of nurse managers ensures high standards are met on a daily basis, increases employee

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The Newest Member of the HealthcareSource Team — CEO J.P. Fingado

Today, I join HealthcareSource as President and CEO. For the past 25 years I have been associated with healthcare information technology from many different aspects. Over that time, changes in the healthcare industry, technology, and science have been immeasurable. One thing that has crystallized in my mind is that the talent of an organization is the

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The High Cost of HIPAA Violations: How to Minimize Risk in Your Organization

The HIPAA Privacy Rule is one of the first things healthcare staff are educated on, and employees are required to complete refresher training annually to ensure that the organization can avoid the costly consequences of a security breach. Despite your best efforts, HIPAA violations inevitably arise at some point or another, and with audits becoming more aggressive you

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The American Heart Association Guidelines Are Here!

That’s right… after much anticipation and bated breath, the official 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care are now available. These guidelines, which are updated every five years, are based on the most current and comprehensive review of resuscitation science, systems, protocols, and education.

ICD-10 Will Come out, Tomorrow. (Bet Your Bottom Dollar That It’s Tomorrow)

After multiple delays and months upon months of uncertainty, the healthcare industry is (finally) making the move to ICD-10 tomorrow, October 1. With the government mandated-deadline looming, hospital administrators and employees are without a doubt feeling all the feels, — relief, anxiety, anticipation, because ready or not, ICD-10 is only a day away. So while you’re

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