Collaborative practice in hospitals becomes official in Georgia
- Watchdog criticises over-reliance on temporary cover at Mid Staffs. Dean, Erin // Nursing Standard;7/29/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 47, p9
The article focuses on continued concern over nurse staffing shortages at Mid Staffordshire National Health Service Foundation Trust, which had been blamed for poor care. The British Care Quality Commission (CQC) criticised the Trust for relying too heavily on bank and agency staff to cover rota...
- Hospitalists and Physician Leadership. Wellikson, Larry // Trustee;Jun2008, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p34
In this article, the author discusses the role of hospitalists in hospital management in the U.S. The author looks at the high expectations for hospitalists. He notes that these professionals reduce the length of hospital stay and use resources appropriately. He also claims that hospitalists...
- Report calls on hospital execs to involve medical-staff leaders. J.G. // AHA News;12/18/95, Vol. 31 Issue 50, p5
Focuses on a report showing the role of the medical-staff president in the decision-making process along with chief executive officers and board members to have effective leadership in hospitals in the United States. Case studies of organizations that show how leadership teams handle common...
- Survey on organizational health in Masjed Soleyman hospitals: 2011. Khammarnia, Mohammad; Zahiri, Mansour; Bagheri, Masome // Jundishapur Journal of Health Sciences;Spring2013, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p35
background: Organizational health is a new concept in organizations that includes the organizations ability to perform their duties effectively. Today organizations especially hospitals, should have a high organizational health to increase productivity. This study reviewed organizational health...
- Attitudes of Mental Hospital Visitors towards Unrestricted Visiting. Kumar, K.; Willcocks, A. J.; Handyside, A. J. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Feb70, Vol. 116 Issue 531, p217
The article focuses on the study regarding the attitudes of visitors to mental hospitals toward unrestricted visiting. Visitors were asked to interact with a series of individual non-directive tape-recorded interviews to discuss about staff attitude, visiting problems and difficulties in having...
- Liability. Greene, Jan // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;12/20/97, Vol. 71 Issue 24, p11
Discusses the survey conducted by BDO Seidman on the use of credentialing verification organization. Results of the survey.
- Personal View. Hunter, Graham M. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);5/18/1985, Vol. 290 Issue 6480, p1511
Presents views regarding the care given by hospitals to patients. Consideration of medical post as not a glamour job; Improvement of the staff education; Excellency of hospital care.
- We've Got TROUBLE. Woods, Diana Lynn; Guo, Guifang; Kim, Haesook; Phillips, Linda R. // Journal of Gerontological Nursing;Apr2010, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p30
The rise in assisted living facilities (ALFs), coupled with residents with increasingly complex conditions, leads to unanticipated problems linked to medication management. The purpose of this study was to describe one western state's scope of medication-related problems, the relationship of...
- straight talk. // Modern Healthcare;11/3/2003, Vol. 33 Issue 44, p35
Presents information on several hospitals in the U.S. Challenges faced in the process of transitioning community hospitals; Actions taken by hospital administrators in recruiting and retaining good medical staff; Role of the government in the transition of the hospitals.