Healthcare News & Insights

Healthcare employees at frontline in battle against ransomware

Healthcare providers, particularly senior executives, officers and directors, have a legal obligation to adopt procedures and policies to proactively address security threats, like ransomware, and protect patient data at all costs. Failure to do so may give rise to legal and regulatory liability, loss of stock value, loss of revenue and damage to business reputation. […] [MORE]

Top 5 U.S. nurse-friendly hospitals

One key factor to having a quality hospital is having top-notch nurses. After all, they do the majority of everyday patient care. Problem is, there are a lot of options out there for nurses: home care, physician practices, teaching, hospitals, etc. So how do hospitals attract the best nurses in the field?

Federal grant will help train health IT workers

As healthcare organizations struggle to find qualified IT pros to help with implementation and support, the government has announced a new grant program to help train tech workers in high-need areas. 

Not-for-profit hospitals face new threat from states

Cash-strapped states and local governments are turning to non-profit organizations for more revenue. Many hospitals and health centers could take the brunt of it.

Patients continue to find creative ways to injure themselves

The recent back-to-back winter storms in the Northeast came with a surprise: A spike in finger amputations.

Half of staffers will refuse H1N1 vaccine

New surveys indicate that up to half of health care workers plan to refuse the H1N1 flu vaccine — a step that could have huge repercussions for your own facility and the general public.

Half of your staffers will refuse the H1N1 flu vaccine — how to handle it

New surveys indicate that up to half of health care workers plan to refuse the H1N1 flu vaccine — a step that could have huge repercussions for your own facility and the general public.

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