As baby boomers retire, many hospitals face a looming vacuum of expertise, raising the risk of a downward spiral in morale and an erosion of workplace culture. Advisory Board's Kate Vonderhaar explains why you may want to ask high-performing staff to delay retirement—and shares three approaches to a successful delayed retirement strategy.
A Chili's chicken-and-waffle dish that's equivalent to "five Krispy Kreme glazed doughnuts smothered in 30 McDonald's Chicken McNuggets." A 2,700-calorie Cheesecake Factory breakfast burrito. A BJ's peanut butter and smores "pizookie" with 135 grams of added sugar. These are among the nutritional disasters recognized by the Center for Science in the Public Interest in this year's Xtreme Eating Awards, the New York Times reports.
Noise levels in the ICU can affect everything from patient sleep to staff stress and concentration. That's why North Shore University Hospital in New York implemented a strategy that has successfully lowered noise levels, Jennifer Thew writes for HealthLeaders Media