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HTM and Imaging Engineers Most Difficult Jobs to Fill in Healthcare

Recent articles highlight the unprecedented turnover of hospital personnel.  (See http://www.htmblogg.com , May 18, 2017) .   A recent poll revealed that more than half of the respondents had been at their hospital for less than 5 years, but 43% had been there less than 2 years.  While the lack of longevity of any personnel… Continue reading HTM and Imaging Engineers Most Difficult Jobs to Fill in Healthcare

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Hospitals face unprecedented turnover, attrition rates: 4 survey findings

Written by Tamara Rosin (Twitter | Google+)  | May 11, 2017  Hospitals today are facing higher turnover and attrition rates than ever before, according to a survey report from Leaders for Today, a hospital management staffing firm. What’s more, increasing turnover isn’t limited to certain healthcare jobs — it is affecting every role from the… Continue reading Hospitals face unprecedented turnover, attrition rates: 4 survey findings

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The Rapidly Evolving Role of Nurse Executives

Embracing innovation and becoming pivotal players on the leadership team are just two ways nurse executives are helping to guide hospitals into the future March 20, 2017 Laurie Larson Health care’s rapid changes and growing complexity necessitate that all care providers collaborate and maximize their efficiency as never before, and few health care professionals understand… Continue reading The Rapidly Evolving Role of Nurse Executives

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Half of ICU patients didn’t need intensive care in single-center study

Jan 03, 2017 | John Gregory   More than half of intensive-care unit (ICU) patients (53 percent) at one large teaching hospital would have received more appropriate care in a different, less intensive setting. The study, led by Dong Chang, MD, MS, and published in JAMA Internal Medicine analyzed a year’s worth of ICU admissions… Continue reading Half of ICU patients didn’t need intensive care in single-center study

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27 hot health techs to watch in 2017

A look at the leading health information technologies hospitals told HIMSS Analytics they plan to buy in the next 12 months. By Mike Miliard December 02, 2016 02:14 PM SHARE726  Laboratory-focused technologies, such as transfusion and specimen collection management systems, lab outreach services and molecular diagnostics, are seeing big upticks in purchasing plans, according to… Continue reading 27 hot health techs to watch in 2017