Nurses and other employees at Daughters of Charity Health System have filed a class-action suit, arguing that their employer underfunded its pension plan and a sale would further jeopardize their retirement benefits.
Healthcare is a service industry. As in every service industry, whether organizations succeed or fail depends almost entirely on the quality and performance of its staff.
Creating a culture of high performance requires solid leadership.
Popular English business magnate Richard Branson made a bold decision this year when he said all salaried employees of his venture capital conglomerate, Virgin Group, would have access to unlimited vacation.
The 125 employees at St. Martin Hospital, a 25-bed critical-access hospital in Breaux Bridge, La., each year sign a pledge renewing their commitment to be respectful and supportive of one another. Their promises create a culture that makes for a happy workplace.
Southern Ohio Medical Center monitors more than 185 indicators to track its performance on five strategic values—quality, safety, financial sustainability, patients' perception of care and employee relationships—and it appears headed in the right direction.
Nurses and other employees at Daughters of Charity Health System filed a class-action suit Tuesday, arguing that their employer underfunded its pension plan and a sale would further jeopardize their retirement benefits.
Modern Healthcare is streaming live video of an event featuring public health officials and hospital and labor leaders discussing how frontline healthcare workers should handle Ebola.
As concern about the adequacy of U.S. hospital training and protective measures to safely treat Ebola patients mounts, the Dallas hospital at the center of the storm and a national union that represents nurses engaged in an angry war of words late last week, a reflection of the fear that now grips...
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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas has launched a public relations offensive in response to accusations from the country's largest nurses' union that the hospital lacked proper protocols and equipment to sufficiently protect its staff in treating the first U.S. Ebola patient.
The federal body responsible for ensuring the safety of staff in U.S. workplaces has created a new Ebola Web page with information about protecting workers in industries at high risk of exposure, including healthcare. Advocacy groups, though, are calling on the agency to quickly move forward with...