Alex Wubbels was arrested after acting in line with the hospital's policy on refusing to draw blood from an unconscious patient, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Kansas, Pennsylvania, and Utah.
Demeaning, disrespectful, and rude colleagues can make work unpleasant and negatively affect productivity—but there are "ways to reduce the onslaught and suffering," Robert Sutton, a professor of management science at Stanford University, writes in the Wall Street Journal.
Sheryl Skolnick, managing director at Mizuho Securities, says House Republicans' newly unveiled tax reform measure likely would "be a net negative for the hospital sector, both for-profit and not-for-profit."
Cliff Hudis, CEO of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and a co-author of the report, says the report translates recommendations issued in 2016 by the Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel into "clear milestones, metrics, and measures that could be assessed."
Recognizing staff doesn't have to be difficult or time-consuming—and it can cost little to nothing. Here are three simple techniques that you can embed into your routine, based on our work with the hundreds of organizations that use Advisory Board's engagement survey.
Countering long-standing assumptions and best practices, stents—small mesh cages used to prop open blocked arteries to treat heart attacks and chest pain—are largely useless in addressing patients' pain, according a study published Thursday in the Lancet.
In an age when the surgical community is increasingly dispersed, social media sites can serve as platforms where surgeons can interact with one another to acquire new knowledge and skills, according to experts writing for the Harvard Business Review.