Healthcare Transformation Using Information Technology

Report Summary In  2008, HIMSS called for major recommendations to transform healthcare using health information technology (IT). The years 2009 and 2010 were momentous for healthcare transformation in the United States when many of these recommendations were enacted into law and are

Global Medical Education and Social Change

White Paper Summary The Program in Global Medical Education and Social Change, housed within the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, seeks to forge long-term academic partnerships to support the education of health professionals and to create

Healthcare Benefit Trends in 2011

Article Summary According to the following research, most companies are looking to lower their rising health care costs and improve their employees’ overall health. When human resources professionals look toward the future, most major plan changes surround the health care reform legislation.

2010 Healthcare Recruitment Overview

Article Summary With the broader economy recovering only in fits and starts, healthcare hiring in 2010 will lag the robust growth rates seen in previous years. Hospitals and other provider organizations will see less turnover and fewer increases in headcount, but recruitment

AONE Guiding Principles for the Aging Workforce

Article Summary More than 51 percent of the current workforce is age 40 or older – a 33 percent increase since 1980 – and 40 percent of the U.S. nurse workforce is age 50. As nurses age, retire or find employment outside

A Risk We Cannot Ignore: The Workforce Planning Gap in Healthcare

It won’t surprise anyone that among the top ten occupations with the most job openings in the United States is registered nurse and among the ten fastest growing occupations are three in the healthcare sector (physical and occupational therapists and occupational therapist assistants). Nor will many be surprised that more than 55% of current healthcare managers and nurses will retire by 2020.

Battling to Attract and Retain the Best

Article Summary Our employees are our most valuable resource.” We constantly hear these words from organizational leaders across every industry, but mostly in the healthcare and life sciences fields where employees make decisions that not only impact a ‘customer service score’, but

Health Leaders Media Industry Survey Just Released!

Survey Summary The HealthLeaders Media Industry Survey 2010 report is based on seven concurrent surveys sent to healthcare leaders in seven segments across the industry: CEO, finance, technology, physician, health plan, marketing, and quality leaders. In addition, data has been extracted based