Nursing workloads could use a fix

Nursing Workloads, Frequent Interruptions and Job Satisfaction

While a number of studies continue to explore the correlation between nursing workloads and patient safety, some specific studies have been looking into the extent to which “care not done” is associated with heavy workloads. For example,…
Physician burnout survey continues to show it's a major problem in healthcare

Physician Burnout in a Single Health System

While physician burnout continues to be seen throughout healthcare, a group of researchers wanted to evaluate its impact and prevalence within a single health system. Relying on data collected from the Cleveland Clinic, researchers Amy Windover,…
nurse-patient assignments are not delivering on the goal of quality care.

Nurse-Patient Assignments: A Fresh Look

As hospitals continue to try to reduce costs, improve operations and still provide quality care, one area that might benefit from an evidence-based practice review could be nurse-patient assignments. There’s certainly no shortage of complaints…

MedAptus Named 2018 Top-Ranked Mobile Charge Capture Platform by KLAS Research

For the seventh time in eight years, MedAptus® has been named the Category Leader in the Mobile Charge Capture segment in the “2018 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services” report. The award recognizes the performance of its CHARGE…
Physician burnout survey continues to show it's a major problem in healthcare

9 Insights from the Latest Physician Burnout Survey

The latest Medscape physician burnout survey, which was distributed to more than 15,000 physicians, has some been released the results are sobering. Here are nine insights from the latest survey. FOUR OUT OF TEN PHYSICIANS ARE EXPERIENCING…
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13 Principles to Reduce Medical Errors in Hospitals

While the airline industry celebrates no loss of life in the past year due to accidents, the medical profession continues to wrestle with medical errors. For example, analyzing the medical death rate data during an eight-year period, by Johns…