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- Fired Up Over Firings. // HealthLeaders Magazine;May2010, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p12
The article introduces a series of excerpts from HealthLeaders Media online news team's coverage of topics dealing with healthcare staff management and discipline issues in light of the firing of 21 Washington Hospital Center employees because of failure to come to work during a blizzard in the...
- WHERE'S THE SELF-DISCIPLINE? DeOrio, Lee // For the Record (Great Valley Publishing Company, Inc.);8/15/2011, Vol. 23 Issue 15, p3
The article offers the author's insights on the incident at St. Raphael's hospital in Connecticut wherein a clinician took a photo of a murdered teenager's gunshot wound using a cell phone. He says that the hospital responded quickly and fired the three employees involved in the incident....
- Joint Commission targets disruptive physician behavior. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Oct2008, Vol. 53 Issue 10, p26
The article reports that the U.S. Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations has issued a standard requiring hospital administrators to adopt codes defining disruptive behavior by health-care professionals and develop procedures to discipline medial staff and other health...
- Knowledge and Attitude of Hospital Personnel Regarding Medical Waste Management. Amouei, A.; Fallah, S. H.; Asgharnia, H. A.; Gholami, M.; Jafarian, S. // International Archives of Health Sciences;Spring2015, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p75
Aims Considering the importance of medical waste recognition by health centers staffs and its role on maintenance and improvement of social and environmental health, this study aimed to evaluate the knowledge, attitude and practices of hospital staffs regarding to medical waste management....
- The ProPublica Blog: Charles Ornstein & Tracy Weber on Dangerous Caregivers. Webb, Mike // Pro Publica;2/21/2010, p1
A podcast by two reporters Charlie Ornstein and Tracy Weber, on the U.S. federal database designed to determine if nurses, pharmacists, and other health workers have been sanctioned by other states, is discussed.
- How to discipline your staff without getting sued. Williams, T. Hensley // Medical Economics;1/23/95, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p63
Suggests rules on how to discipline one's medical staff. Having solid reasons for staffing moves; Avoiding hesitation in making midcourse corrections; Being specific about the consequences; Keeping an eye on one's partners and staff; Reaping the rewards of smart management. INSET: The right...
- The Unheard Patient. HARRIS, JANE // Alberta Views;Nov2015, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p42
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of receiving poor medical care a health facilities in Alberta.
- The nurse under physician authority. May, Thomas // Journal of Medical Ethics;Dec93, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p223
Discusses the interaction between physician and nurse in facilitating the health and health-related welfare of the medical center's patients. Primary obligations of nurses is the welfare of their patients; Limitations of physicians' authority.
- MIDDLETOWN KIWANIS CREATES ANGEL PROGRAM. // Westchester County Business Journal;11/3/2014, Vol. 50 Issue 44, p32
The article discusses the establishment of Kiwanis Angel Program by the Middletown, New York-based international organization of Middletown Kiwanis Club, aimed to benefit the Orange Regional Medical Center in the state.