Sutter Davis Hospital aims to make employees happier to help make patients happier.
As a labor-intensive industry, healthcare works to become more efficient.
We each got into healthcare to make a difference in the lives of others. As healthcare providers, the most fulfilling days are realized when patients are engaged with their own health and with their caregivers. The more we focus on helping others engage, the more we engage ourselves.
Are your patients satisfied with the care they receive? Are you delivering care at an affordable price? Are you improving the overall health of the population in your service territory? Those three goals make up “the triple aim,” the phrase coined in 2008 by Dr. Donald Berwick, who went...
Neosho Memorial tasks every staff member with taking care of patients.
The young and the healthy. This year's Best Places to Work in Healthcare program includes two new award categories to spotlight those attributes of the workforces at the winning organizations.
Giving people the power, training and freedom to really help patients with difficult diseases goes a long way at PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy.
Some of the people who work for Impact Advisors, a technology consultancy that serves hospitals nationwide, may never have seen many of their co-workers in person. They're spread out around the country, and many travel frequently to meet with clients.
SpineNevada Minimally Invasive Spine Institute in Reno had 30 employees last summer. This summer, it was up to more than 70. By year-end, practice manager Debbie Koch expects the neck and back pain treatment centers to have more than 80 employees at four locations. You might think that rapid growth...
When Jennie Drangstveit was a kid, her mother was a patient at the hospital in Black River Falls in central Wisconsin. It could have been more difficult for her, but the people who worked at the small-town hospital went out of their way to help her family through the ordeal.
Portsmouth, Ohio, is, like many old industrial towns, trying to keep people from moving away. Cowboy singer Roy Rogers lived in Portsmouth as a kid, but his family left to find work. There was an NFL team in town, but it moved to Detroit in the 1930s and became the Lions. But Southern Ohio Medical...
Ever hear people say they wish they had time to get involved in their community, to volunteer on some cause they care about, but they're just too consumed by work? That's not a problem at global healthcare consulting firm Advisory Board.