ASHHRA 2017 Is Coming

In just a few short weeks, Medical Solutions will be at the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration’s 53rd Annual Conference & Exposition. The premier healthcare HR networking event will be held September 16-19th in Seattle, Washington. With more than 50 sessions covering a multitude of hot topics in healthcare HR, you’ll be sure …

Healthcare Industry Reacts to the BCRA

Healthcare leaders and advocacy groups universally panned the Better Care Reconciliation Act, citing concerns that the bill will harm rather than help America’s most vulnerable patients. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the BCRA would leave 22 million Americans without health coverage by the next decade. Below, you can read the responses from several healthcare …

Medical Solutions Celebrates Nurses Week 2017

All year long, your nursing staff works tirelessly to provide safe and effective care to your facility’s patients. With Nurses Week just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to show your nurses how much you appreciate their efforts. Searching for ways to celebrate at your facility? Tell your nurses about Medical Solutions’ 2017 Nurses …

Are You Ready for AONE’s 2017 Annual Meeting?

In just a few days, thousands of nurse leaders across the country will head to Baltimore, Maryland for the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) 2017 Annual Meeting. This year’s networking event, held at the Baltimore Convention Center from March 29 – April 1, celebrates AONE’s 50th anniversary. Attendees can participate in various thought leader …

ANA New Nurse Managers Workshop: Your Roadmap to Success

Many times, nurses are promoted to the manager level with little to no previous experience in leadership roles. In some cases, nurse managers can end up feeling overwhelmed and overworked, which can trickle down to their nursing staff. So, in an effort to educate new nurse managers nationwide, the American Nurses Association is launching a …

5 Strategies To Increase Your HCAHPS Score

Thanks in large part to the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey, healthcare providers have had to increasingly ensure that their patients leave feeling satisfied with their hospital stay. For better or for worse, these patient satisfaction survey scores are tied to Medicare payments to hospitals. Recently, several healthcare industry leaders have attacked the …

7 Elements to Remember While Reviewing Your Hospital’s Emergency Response Plan

Hospitals have always played a vital role in providing essential medical care during disasters. Depending on the nature of these tragedies, the demands placed on hospital facilities and their staff can be overwhelming. However, with the right emergency response, hospitals can potentially save more lives in spite of these critical events. In the aftermath of …