Planning for National Hospital Week: May 10-16

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National Hospital Week (NHW) is May 10-16. Many hospitals and health systems commemorate the week by celebrating the employees, volunteers and others who contribute to their collective work. For those planning events or other activities, NHW-branded gifts, giveaways and awards are still available for... read more

Topic: Community Health
Tags: Community health, Caregivers, leadership

Workplace Safety is a Priority

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NPR’s story on health care worker injuries highlighted the importance of creating a safe health care environment for both patients and caregivers. Health care workers perform some of the most important jobs in America. Hospitals know that the health and safety of both patients and caregivers is paramount... read more

Topic: Quality and Patient Safety
Tags: quality care, patient safety, Caregivers, nurses, workforce

Help Wanted: Hospital Toolkit for Hiring Veterans

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America’s hospitals know that hiring military veterans is more than just the right thing to do – it’s the smart thing to do.  Thousands of talented military veterans and families return from active duty every month.  Hiring them does more than build great hospital teams; it also builds great... read more

Tag: Caregivers

Protecting Hospital Heroes

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I appreciate the opportunity, however short, I was given to reassure the nation about hospitals’ commitment to keeping staff and patients safe this morning on Face the Nation. Here are some points that need to be added to today’s discussion. Every hospital is going to do what is best for their patients,... read more

Tag: Caregivers

Heroes Every One

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Every hour of every day, an army is at work to improve the health of their neighbors and treat those who do not enjoy good health. They are the men and women of America’s hospitals – not just doctors, nurses and other clinical staff, but also food service, facilities and security personnel and more. Right... read more

Tag: Caregivers

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