Organization fined $418,000 for business associate HIPAA breach
eHealth
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eHealth
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Organization fined $418,000 for business associate HIPAA breach

Brad Spannbauer - May 10, 2018

  Virtua Medical Group - a physician network -  has been fined $418,000 by the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office…

The Medical Environment Is Hostile and Dangerous
Health care
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Health care
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The Medical Environment Is Hostile and Dangerous

Annie Qureshi - February 6, 2018

  We don’t think of hospitals as being particularly dangerous or hostile. Research labs are also considered fairly mild-mannered. However,…

5 Things You Need to Do to Become a Better Nurse
Medical Education
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Medical Education
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5 Things You Need to Do to Become a Better Nurse

David Caldwell - December 5, 2017

The estimated number of nurses worldwide is 12 million. However, the number is expected to continue growing. According to reports,…

How Your Healthcare Facility Can Ace Their Patient Safety Survey
Hospital Administration
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Hospital Administration
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How Your Healthcare Facility Can Ace Their Patient Safety Survey

Rehan Ijaz - November 29, 2017

Patient safety is a serious issue and outside surveys can and will happen. Most of these surveys will be unannounced,…

Using the D Word: Discussing Death and End of Life Care With Patients
Medical Ethics
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Medical Ethics
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Using the D Word: Discussing Death and End of Life Care With Patients

Jennifer E. Landis - October 17, 2017

No matter what your profession is, death is a difficult subject to broach. As a medical professional, discussing death and…

What You Should Understand About Medical Negligence
Medical Ethics
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Medical Ethics
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What You Should Understand About Medical Negligence

Larry Alton - May 18, 2017

Medical professionals know that the cost of malpractice insurance has risen dramatically over the past few years in response to…

Joint Commission Report Leadership Safety Failures: How to Increase Safety at Your Healthcare Facility Today
Health Reform
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Health Reform
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Joint Commission Report Leadership Safety Failures: How to Increase Safety at Your Healthcare Facility Today

JohnHenning - May 3, 2017

While hospital and other healthcare facilities do a wonderful job caring for millions of patients across America every year, often…

Business
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Six Tips To Help You Provide Better Patient Care

Anita Ginsburg - July 22, 2016

Many physicians and medical professionals are often busy throughout the day caring for a significant number of patients. Unfortunately, this…

Steering Patients Away From Cyberchondria [INFOGRAPHIC]
Medical Ethics
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Medical Ethics
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Steering Patients Away From Cyberchondria [INFOGRAPHIC]

bwallace - July 20, 2016

Smartphones are great. They give us directions when we are lost and keep us connected to our friends and family.…

Speaking Up for Patient Safety
Hospital Administration
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Hospital Administration
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Speaking Up for Patient Safety

Michael J Jones - July 6, 2016

It’s happened to many of us. We show up for work, get our reports, and realize that we cannot safely…