We all appreciate five-star service. What does that mean with regard to healthcare providers? How can physician leaders ensure their patients receive five-star service?
This final installment of the four-part series addresses how leaders can overcome risk aversion and fiscal austerity to advance a business case for improving quality.
Public health crises impact the overall health of our communities, and as physician leaders, we have a responsibility to contribute to their resolution; however, that is not our sole responsibility.
Embracing leadership, informally or within formal roles, can lead to a self-fulfilling prophecy of significant positive change and improvement in our industry.
Despite their use by federal programs to assess quality of care, there is no consensus on the accuracy of patient safety indicators as a marker of quality. A midsize community hospital used PSI-90 scores to develop targeted interventions that resulte...
The physician leader in the healthcare supply chain can drive value in the system by balancing costs with outcomes, quality, transformation, and the clinical mission.
The success of any medical system is most clearly defined by the quality of people within the system, and the interpersonal dynamics among those people.
The nationwide shortage of anesthesiologists and certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) is a significant problem for hospitals and health systems in the United States. Physician leaders can address this challenge by using their expertise in ...
The COVID-19 pandemic created unprecedented demand for hospital and intensive care unit services, with excess mortality and length-of-stay that may not be attributable to COVID-19 patients alone.
Emergency Medicine Physician Stressors, Needs, and Wellness Resources During the Acute Phase of the COVID-19 Pandemic in New York City
Recent literature suggests that frontline physicians of the COVID-19 pandemic experienced increased stress and psychological burden. Preliminary data suggest that job-enabling and peer support-centered wellness resources should be prioritized as key ...