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If there’s just one thing that 2021 needs to set it apart from 2020, it’s positivity. While we are all dealing with the stress of the previous year and looking forward to a future without that level of anxiety, a simple way to improve attitudes and productivity is by promoting a positive workplace. Here are… Read more »

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2020 has been a challenging year, especially in healthcare. But while we have all struggled with the stress of the pandemic and the economic difficulties, we have proven we’re strong and resilient. What lessons did you learn in 2020 that you can take into the New Year? Here are a few things we can do… Read more »

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While employee appreciation is always important, it may be even more important this year than ever before. Healthcare workers are on the frontlines of a major national crisis, and they should be recognized for their contributions. But in a year that also sees economic hardships for all kinds of businesses, including Healthcare, you may also… Read more »

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Hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare offices are at the frontlines of the novel coronavirus crisis. There’s extreme pressure to provide care and stay safe. But with COVID-19 cases expected to be on the rise and the start of flu season, what can you do to keep your staff safe and treat patients in need. It’s… Read more »

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Nursing has always been a stressful job. Add to it the major health crisis happening now with COVID-19, and it’s easy to see how stress can become quickly compounded. How do you lead your nursing staff in a crisis like this when your team is being pushed to the limit? Burnout is very real, so… Read more »

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August 23, 2020, is Health Unit Coordinators Day. On this day, we want to honor the HUCs in your practice who help make the teamwork happen. Why is it important for you to show them that they matter to your productivity and success? And if you’re in the market to hire a HUC, what qualities… Read more »

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Anyone with an older parent or a loved one with a serious medical condition understands the value of a medic alert ID. A simple accessory, often taking the form of a bracelet or necklace, can save a life. What is the purpose of a medic alert ID? Who qualifies to wear one? And what are… Read more »

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Burn out is a serious concern for people in the healthcare industry. We bet you can think of at least a dozen times in your career where you’ve thought about running away from it all. And sometimes, breathing exercises and yoga just don’t cut into the stress you’re feeling about your job. You may need… Read more »

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You know you need to complete reference checks on potential employees, but what exactly are you looking for when you make that call or send that email? Reference checks may not be what you expect when you dig into them. What is a successful reference check? What can’t a reference check do for you? And… Read more »

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As much as we want to believe that people are inherently good, there are certainly instances of very bad behavior. This is true even among healthcare employees. Is theft a problem in your facility, office, or department? How do you terminate a healthcare employee for theft? Here are some tips to help you create a… Read more »