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Hospitals are facing a serious leadership gap.

As Baby Boomers Retire, Hospitals Face a Serious Leadership Gap

A painful vacuum looms as baby boom execs retire without preparing a new generation of leaders.

Every year, Ochsner Health System in New Orleans handpicks a dozen or so recent health care MBA graduates to enter its administrative residency program. The fellows spend a year rotating through different divisions in the system.

After the year is up, some participants clearly don’t fit the roles they had set out to fill. Continue reading >>

By in Generational Hiring, Health Care, Talent Acquisition

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Nursing Leaders are Key to Improving Quality, Bolstering Bottom Line

Foreword by Dana Naquin, health care marketing manager, CareerBuilder:

Time and again, research shows that nurses want more training opportunities. Studies have also proven that nurses aren’t the only ones who benefit from increased training and development: The organizations for which they work, the patients they treat, and the community at large benefit as well. This is particularly true of nursing leaders, who can help organizations by taking a more proactive role in patient care and, in effect, improving quality and bolstering the bottom line.  Continue reading >>

By in Health Care

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A Clash of Ages: Bridging the Generation Gap in Health Care

How does the generation gap in health care affect hospitals and their  physician and nursing staffs? More importantly, what can health care employers do to make these effects positive?

ABOUT THIS SERIES: H&HN’s bimonthly “Generations in the Workplace” series focuses on the challenges of four generations of employees working side by side in the hospital. Over the course of 2013, H&HN examined their different expectations and work habits, and what it takes to maintain a spirit of good will and cooperation. Continue reading >>

By in Generational Hiring, Health Care

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Will New Tech Transform the Health Care Workplace?

Foreword by Dana Naquin, health care marketing manager, CareerBuilder:

This article brings up so many valid points about how technology is changing the health care industry for both the good and the undetermined. However, the question I was asking myself when I first read it was this: As we rely more heavily on technology,what will be the impact to direct patient care — and is the current workforce equipped to handle these changes? Continue reading >>

By in Health Care, Innovation

Say hello to (and get in the minds of) nurses today

The 10 Most Surprising Facts From a New Study on Today’s Nurses

Unfortunately not everyone can boast a profound purpose to the work they do every day; nurses, on the other hand, can. Most nurses working today chose their profession because they wanted the opportunity to help people, and the majority of them say helping others is the most rewarding aspect of their job.

Still, what factors keep a nurse loyal to a particular specialty or segment of the health care industry, and how can you use this insight to retain nurses at your own organization? Continue reading >>

By in Health Care, Talent Management

National Hospital Week

A Healthy Dose of Celebration — And Data — for National Hospital Week

From ice cream socials to cotton candy making to celebrate National Hospital Week, don’t be fooled into thinking that health care professionals aren’t a fun bunch.

As individuals around the country have been recognizing the men and women in the health care profession who serve us every day, we at CareerBuilder give you a glimpse into what makes nurses tick by releasing a new comprehensive study on the state of the nursing profession. Continue reading >>

By in Health Care, Talent Management

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3 Easy Ways to Make Your Office Healthier

Anyone who has worked in an office environment understands eight-plus hours behind a desk does not necessarily do the body good. Whether it’s from general immobility, poor eating habits, bad lighting, poor posture, or strained eyes, office life isn’t always the healthiest. And, while hydrating during water cooler chat or rushing to meetings may help burn off those morning donuts; it’s usually not enough. Continue reading >>

By in Employee Wellness, Health Care

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A New Look at Loyalty, Satisfaction and Retention in the Nursing Profession

While everyone knows that 15 minutes could save you 15 percent or more on car insurance, not everyone may know that today marks the beginning of National Nurses Week, a week set aside to honoring the country’s 3.5 million nursing professionals.

To kick off the week, CareerBuilder is releasing a new, comprehensive study on the state of the nursing profession. Continue reading >>

By in Health Care, Survey Results, Webinars

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4 Generations of Health Care Workers: How Can Hospitals Meet Their Needs?

With four distinct generations of health care workers bringing different expectations and behaviors to their jobs, hospitals are finding creative ways to meet their needs.

ABOUT THIS SERIES: H&HN’s bimonthly “Generations in the Workplace” series focuses on the challenges of four generations of employees working side by side in the hospital. Over the course of 2013, H&HN examined their different expectations and work habits, and what it takes to maintain a spirit of good will and cooperation. Continue reading >>

By in Generational Hiring, Health Care

health care staffing bachelor degree

How Health Care Staffing and Education Affect Patient Outcomes

Nurse staffing and education levels both affect outcomes, according to research backed by a division of the National Institutes of Health and a European Union organization. The researchers concluded that each additional surgery patient in a nurse’s workload increased the likelihood that a patient would die within 30 days of admission by 7 percent, according to the NIH’s National Institute of Nursing Research. Continue reading >>

By in Health Care, Insights & Trends

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