Guest Commentary: After mass tragedies, mental health support must focus on communities and survivors
Columbine, Orlando, Las Vegas … now Parkland. And those, tragically, are just a few of the names etched in our memories. Predictably, after each horrifying incident, two topics dominate the national discourse: gun control and mental illness.
It's time to take the movement toward exterminating food security to the next level, starting with screening our patients, co-locating services and more.
Derek Feeley, president and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, said that a key to tackling clinician burnout is bringing joy back to their work.
There is growing evidence that the nation's physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals face a hidden threat to their health in the very workplaces that employ them.
Q&A with Jenny Englerth: Community health center takes primary-care approach to treating substance abuse
At Family First Health, a federally qualified health center, integrating substance abuse treatment with primary care has become a key factor in battling the opioid epidemic.
As a healthcare executive long involved in supply-chain procurement for hospitals, I've been flooded with calls from hospital CEOs asking why so many of the pharmaceuticals they need to deliver care are so difficult to secure in sufficient quantities.
Nearly three years ago, the American Nurses Association drew a firm line in the sand when it comes to workplace violence. The organization declared that it was taking a zero tolerance stance against violence and bullying and called on other parts of the indutry to join arms.
The CHIME Opioid Task Force was created to help bend the curve on what has become a national crisis. As top executives overseeing healthcare IT in our organizations, our members have the resources, expertise and leadership skills to drive change.
In the old days, healthcare organizations prioritized owning facilities, maximizing volume, optimizing revenue and controlling production in-house. There was little regard for total costs, outcomes or patient experience. Meanwhile, an asset-light revolution was underway in other industries.
From the way medical students are selected and trained to how policy debates are framed, healthcare needs an overhaul, according to Dr. Stephen Klasko, CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health.
Anthony R. Tersigni: It's hard to imagine a nation and a healthcare ministry without the selflessness, hard work and care of those who came to our shores to build a better life.
The opportunity is right for a reset of the national discussion on healthcare. Momentum is building for us to set aside politics and lead transformational change with high-quality, affordable healthcare at the center of the national agenda.