Celebrate Allied Health Professionals Week 2015!

With more than 200 various Allied Health Professional positions making an impact in healthcare and — undoubtedly — at your facility, it is a great idea for the good of your hospital culture to celebrate Allied Health Professionals Week 2015! Allied Health Professionals Week will be observed November 1-7, 2015. It’s a great opportunity to …

Ethics Webinar for Nurse Leaders

In keeping with the American Nurses Association’s pronouncement of 2015 as “The Year of Ethics,” the ANA is offering a webinar entitled “Ethical Challenges Facing Nursing Leaders: Your Path to Success.” The objectives for the webinar are: Outlining ethical challenges healthcare/nursing leaders face today Teaching how to “leverage the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses …

Best Hospitals 2015-2016

U.S. News & World Report has announced its rankings for best hospitals 2015-2016. “We sifted through data for nearly 5,000 hospitals and results from surveys of more than 140,000 physicians to rank the best centers in 16 adult specialties from cancer to urology. Death rates, patient safety and hospital reputation were a few of the …

Great Blog for Nurse Managers

On the Healthcare Staffing Blog we do our best to provide helpful information for hospital administration, nurse managers, and others in healthcare at hospitals. Some of the topics we have covered include: Healthcare quality issues News and research about safe staffing levels, including information about demand for Travel Nurses Movers and shakers in the healthcare …

Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act Subsidies

On Thursday, June 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court voted 6-3 in the highly anticipated King v. Burwell decision. According to Healthcare Finance News, the ruling means that “more than six million residents in the 34 states with federal exchanges can keep their tax subsidies for healthcare insurance under the Affordable Care Act.” The article …