Healthcare News & Insights

Real-time experience management provides insights needed during COVID-19

Even prior to COVID-19, patients, and the providers who cared for them, exhibited signs of trauma. In fact, according to consulting firm Prophet, 81% of patients indicated they were dissatisfied with their healthcare experiences. At the same time, more than half of the country’s physicians and nurses showed significant burnout symptoms, emphasizing how patients and […] [MORE]

The surprising role of the Internet of Things in addressing clinician shortages

Hospitals are challenged every day due to clinician shortages. In this guest post, Chris Hermann, MD, PhD, MS, BS, founder and CEO of Clean Hands-Safe Hands, details how the Internet of Things (IoT) can help reduce provider burnout and high turnover.

Addressing staff burnout through ‘hierarchy of needs’ – 5 keys

Burnout is high among doctors, nurses and other clinical staff. If workers are at the end of their ropes, they can’t effectively take care of patients, so it’s essential for hospitals to do what they can to support clinical staff and reduce their stress. 

Nurses under more pressure than ever: How hospitals can respond

Your hospital’s nurses work hard. Along with doctors, they’re the front-line staff who are critical for effective care delivery and helping hospitals meet value-based care initiatives. And with facilities having trouble recruiting and retaining top-notch people, it’s more important than ever to make sure your nurses are happy and fulfilled. 

Hospitals face hiring issues: How to respond

If it’s been harder for you to find quality staff at your hospital for all levels, whether it’s fellow executives or front-line nursing staff, you’re not alone. Hospitals are currently experiencing high levels of turnover. That, combined with a smaller talent pool, has made hiring difficult. 

Animal therapy benefits hospital patients, staff

Over the years, animal therapy has become more popular in hospitals. Not only is it used to help patients feel more at ease, it’s also become a technique to help hospital staff fight stress, sadness and burnout. 

5 keys to reducing physician burnout

Physician burnout is an ongoing problem in hospitals. Burned-out doctors have a negative impact on the care a hospital provides. So it’s an issue that healthcare executives must address at their facilities. 

Health IT pros are stressed: Ways to help

Recently, there’s been much attention given to burnout among doctors and nurses, but another group of hospital professionals may also be experiencing high levels of stress: your IT staff. Judging by the results of a new survey, healthcare IT professionals may be the next group of burned-out workers in your hospital. 

Animal therapy can help doctors & nurses, too

Animal therapy has proved beneficial for the recovery of hospital patients. But its benefits don’t end there. Using furry friends for therapy can help doctors and nurses relieve stress and fight burnout. 

‘Renewal rooms’ fight nurse burnout, stress

Your nurses do a great job of caring for patients. But they can also become fatigued, fast – and not just physically. Burnout and stress can negatively affect how well nurses perform each day. Hospitals need to do what they can to help their nurses maintain their emotional health. 

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