4 Reasons why Wearable Healthcare Monitoring Devices are Here to Stay

One of 2019’s most notable healthcare trends is wearable technology monitoring devices. For the past few years, wearable fitness technology including Fitbits and Smartwatches have weaved their way into society, and the digital transformation that includes wearable health monitoring devices that capture user health data shows no sign of slowing down. Driven by the increasing… Read more »

How Will Your Hospital Manage if Nurses Go on Strike?

In September 2019, more than 6,500 nurses across California, Arizona, Florida, and Illinois walked out of hospitals and declared a strike. In recent months, other nursing strikes occurred – or were threatened – around the U.S.   In virtually all cases, nurses were urging hospitals and health care facilities to expand staff. The main crux is that the lack of sufficient staffing forces nurses to work longer hours, putting patients at risk.   Nurse staffing is an… Read more »

Are Your Healthcare Workers Smiling While on the Job? (5 Important Nonverbal Cues that Reveal Employees’ True Feelings)

Anyone who’s ever watched a television program on body language has probably been impressed by the expert’s ability to interpret a subject’s feelings based on purely nonverbal cues. These shows famously post-game presidential debates and political speeches. And the analysis inevitably leads to speculation based on seemingly random behavior. However, the truth is body language… Read more »

Workplace Diversity Requires Active Measures (5 Ways to Get There)

Most healthcare companies today are concerned about facilitating a diverse workplace. While promoting awareness and education is great, it takes more substantive efforts to achieve the goal. Targeted operational directives must be implemented in order to make a real difference. Here are five actionable ways any healthcare organization can prioritize diversity in ways that make… Read more »

Diamonds in the Rough (Why Smart Healthcare Leaders Nurture Employees’ Talents)

A quick review of job postings for nurses and medical professionals reveals many employers seek to hire senior-level folks from outside of their own organization. This is sometimes necessary. However, it does beg the question why more leaders aren’t promoting from within. If you’re a supervisor or manager in need of seasoned healthcare workers, now… Read more »