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 …

Work life balance for nurse managers

We have seen a lot of interest in nursing staff burnout lately, both through searches that find this blog and our other blog (TravelNursingBlogs.com), but also in the media and healthcare blogosphere in general, and in nursing forums and social networks. It is obvious that the economy and change in working conditions for nurses is …