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 …

Cast Your Vote for the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

Modern Healthcare is inviting you to cast your vote for the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare for 2015. The 300 nominees come from state and national government positions and entities (including the POTUS himself), healthcare facilities and systems, boards, associations, institutes, foundations, journals, academia, and several other areas relevant to healthcare in 2015. Modern …

Nurses Week Celebrations!

Happy Nurses Week to all the amazing nurses and nurse leaders out there! Nurses Week celebrations are an excellent opportunity for a hospital to show its appreciation for its nurses. At WeLoveOurNurses.com, Medical Solutions is celebrating with a variety of activities, prizes, and more. We hope you’ll share this with your Travelers and other nurses …

25 Hospitals and Health Systems Named Best Employers

This is the time of year when many entities release results of “Best Places to Work” awards, and one of the biggest, most influential lists comes from Forbes. The Forbes “America’s Best Employers” list is generated based upon employee feedback and resulted in a list of America’s top 500 employers from across 25 different industries. The overall top 5 included …

Hospitals’ Uncompensated Care Fell By $7.4 Billion in 2014

According to a government report released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on March 23, 2015, the expansion of healthcare to millions of Americans through the Affordable Care Act brought hospitals’ costs of caring for uninsured individuals down an estimated $7.4 billion dollars in 2014. Reuters reports that hospitals’ uncompensated care costs …