Toxic Employees in Healthcare: Who They Are and How to Deliver the Cure

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Toxic Employees in Healthcare: Who They Are and How to Deliver the Cure

Toxic employees. We’ve all worked with them – but can one bad apple really spoil the whole bunch? Having toxic behavior at any company yields bad results. But having it on the hospital floor can have serious consequences. According to a study by Mitchell Kusy, forty-nine percent of nurses that reported toxic behavior by team members said that it has resulted in them wrongly administering medication. And 25% of practitioners in the healthcare industry believe disruptive behavior is directly tied to patient mortality.

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A Day in the Life of a Health Care Industry Compliance Manager

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A Day in the Life of a Health Care Industry Compliance Manager

Karen Shell watched intently when the Senate Judiciary Committee held confirmation hearings in January for the next U.S. attorney general, a decision that could dramatically impact her day-to-day work. As the director of compliance for National Seating and Mobility (NSM), her interest in these hearings might not be clear at first, but Shell says a shakeup in the Department of Justice's philosophy and focus could seriously affect business.

New eeds Integration For Healthcare Workers Enables Learning Unbound

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New eeds Integration For Healthcare Workers Enables Learning Unbound

Learning is an accelerator in virtually any industry, but nowhere is it more critical than in healthcare. Continuing education (CE) for healthcare providers can, quite literally, be a matter of life and death. According to the Institute for Health Care Improvement, CE is a vehicle for spreading best practices and improving patient outcomes. It’s vital for medical professionals to keep up with new medications, technologies and protocols to provide the best possible care.

In Healthcare, Employee Engagement Comes Down to Communication

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In Healthcare, Employee Engagement Comes Down to Communication

To hear the full conversation between Christine Corning, RN and healthcare director at Cornerstone, and Vicki Hess, check out the Creating Connections webinar!

Is Coaching Right for My Healthcare Team?

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Is Coaching Right for My Healthcare Team?

Hospitals and care centers are always looking for well-qualified, highly-skilled practitioners. And as an RN, I was always being asked to learn something new. Typically, one of my more senior peers would orient me on the new task. And I can easily say that the times I experienced the most growth in my career was when I received some kind of coaching. Over 70% of coaching recipients saw an increase in work performance, relationships, and communication skills, and 80% reported having more self-confidence.1 So it’s no wonder that coaching in healthcare is so important. So why don’t more hospitals do it?

In Healthcare, a Happy Staff Makes for Healthy Patients

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In Healthcare, a Happy Staff Makes for Healthy Patients

Healthcare professionals know a slew of factors go into keeping patients healthy, safe and satisfied with the care they’re receiving. But while adopting state-of-the-art technology, recruiting top specialists and creating preventative health programs tend to get the spotlight, there’s an often-overlooked variable with wide-reaching consequences: employee engagement.

3 Ways L&D Can Help Healthcare Organizations Attract and Retain Nurses

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3 Ways L&D Can Help Healthcare Organizations Attract and Retain Nurses

If you are in charge of HR for a healthcare organization than you've likely felt the pain of talent shortages.

3 Ways to Engage the Next Generation of RNs

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3 Ways to Engage the Next Generation of RNs

Katrina Greer applied to college planning to become an orthodontist. But after her father was diagnosed with leukemia during her senior year of high school, her aspirations of working in healthcare shifted.

Healthcare: Your Rx for Staff Burnout and Retention Issues

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Healthcare: Your Rx for Staff Burnout and Retention Issues

As an HR professional, it’s never fun to deal with the aftermath of a burned out employee who has decided to leave. You’re stuck with the unenviable task of dividing their workload among the existing staff, to say nothing of having to start the recruiting process all over again to replace them.

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