New Coaching Program Helps Charge Nurses Develop Leadership Skills: B. E. Smith's Coaches Develop High Performers Who Improve Hospital Finances
As the frontline leaders on a hospital unit, charge nurses make a tremendous impact on financial outcomes. However, with new laws, new treatments and technological advancements surfacing regularly, they require enhanced leadership skills to successfully manage the complex demands of a fast-paced ...
Top Performers in UHC 2009 Supply Chain Performance Excellence Collaborative
North Carolina Baptist Hospital (Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center)
Parkland Health and Hospital System
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics
OAK BROOK, Ill., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For the seco...
Three Aurora Hospitals Named Top Performers in National Thomson Reuters Annual Survey
Aurora hospitals in West Allis, Green Bay and Two Rivers among Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals(R) Performance Improvement Leaders
MILWAUKEE, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Aurora Health Care facilities
are among top U.S. hospitals identified by Thomson Reuter as having
demonstrated the ...
Local VA Performers Hold February 15 Benefit to Reduce $10,000 in Medical Bills for Former VCU Student Kellie Brown
RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A benefit to help reduce $10,000
in medical bills for former Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) student
Kellie Brown will be held Friday, February 15, 2008, from 7 pm to midnight,
at Gallery 5, 200 W. Marshall Street, in Richmond.
Kellie Brown was h...
Vital Training Tools Elevate New Pharmaceutical Sales Reps into Top Performers During Critical First Year
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- In hopes of gaining a better
grasp on the marketplace, sales executives at leading pharmaceutical
companies are focusing more on sales training tools and techniques to
provide their sales representatives a competitive edge. For new sales reps,
UC design research points the way so you won't get lost at the hospital
.... That's when students' final symbol designs will be reviewed in a series of recognition and comprehension tests.
The symbols judged to be the best performers
in terms of comprehension and recognition will then be integrated into surveys administered in pockets of language groups (both English and non-Englis...
Rita's Squeezes Pediatric Cancer with $451,000 Donation
... healthy Light Line(TM) treat options as well as its signature Misto(TM) and Blendini(TM) creations. Rita's was named one of the Top 25 Franchise High performers
by the Wall Street Journal's 'Startup Journal.' In a 2009 Zagat survey of over 6,000 fast-food fans, Rita's was ranked #2 in the Top Ice Cream/Custard...
Study: Bariatric surgery patients have 67 percent lower chance of complications at top hospitals
...(July 28, 2009) The HealthGrades Fourth Annual Bariatric Surgery Trends in American Hospitals Study released today identifies 88 hospitals as "best" performers
(five-star rated), with mortality rates, complication rates and patient lengths of stay that are dramatically lower than poorly rated hospitals.
Elton John, Billy Crystal, Tony Bennett, and Gladys Knight Help Starkey Hearing Foundation Raise More than $5 Million at Annual Fundraiser
...Nelson; and Rayovac, a long-time supporter of Starkey Hearing Foundation.
Additional celebrity guests who attended this year's Gala included performers
JC Chasez and Sam Moore; actors Lou Ferrigno, Verne Troyer, Sean Pyfrom, and Robert Culp; TV personalities Alan Kalter and Paige Hemmis; astronaut Buz...
West Penn Hospital Named Winner of 2009 Premier Award for Quality
...based criteria in selecting its AFQ winners, including clinical quality outcomes, resource utilization, and clinical process indicators to measure top performers
at the overall hospital level.
Nearly 3,800 hospitals were evaluated by Premier for the 2009 AFQ. Other recipients this year include Beth Israe...
performers in Medical Technology
Music & Medicine: Unique Collaboration Combines Performing Arts and Science
...nomically modified Steinway piano that UNT students use in an effort to reduce such problems. The keyboard has narrower keys designed specifically for performers
with smaller hands.
"We're measuring hand size, hand position and how hard they're hitting the keys," Patterson said. "Our technology will gi...
performers in Biological News
Turning sunlight into liquid fuels
...growing their cobalt nanocrystals within the naturally parallel nanoscale channels of the silica via a technique known as "wet impregnation." The best performers
were rod-shaped crystals measuring 8 nanometers in diameter and 50 nanometers in length, which were interconnected by short bridges to form bundled cl...
Climate change affecting Europe's birds now, say researchers
...nd in the absence of other barriers (such as the ability to disperse and the availability of suitable habitat).
Of those species surveyed the worst performers
across Europe (in order) are: snipe (B); meadow pipit (B); brambling (occasional B); willow tit (B); lapwing (B); thrush nightingale; wood warbler (B)...
Wii bit of fun at Rice University has serious intent
...kly by honing in on the right cues? And can we get these people who learn very quickly to improve even faster? We're interested in how these groups of performers
differentiate, and if there are inherent characteristics of movement and control policies that lead to expertise. To find out, we need data," O'Malley...
performers in Biological Technology
Are top performers born or made?
This installment of Next Generation Workplace e-zine was inspired by a recent article by "Freakanomics" authors Stephen J. Dubner and Steven D. Levitt discussing the work of K. Anders Ericsson a psychology professor at Florida State University and his colleagues on how expert performers
Celebrities to Gather to Support the Ninth Annual Starkey Hearing Foundation 'So the World May Hear' Awards Gala
... Billy Crystal and recording legends Gladys Knight and Tony Bennett.
Some of the celebrity guests attending the red carpet and Gala will include performers
JC Chasez and Sam Moore; actors Lou Ferrigno and Robert Culp; TV personalities Alan Kalter and Paige Hemmis; astronaut Buzz Aldrin; golf legend Arnold...
Presidio Pay Advisors Releases Salary GPS Tool
...sing individual manager salary management and hiring practices Identifying salary compression issues Talent management planning to highlight top performers
who may be undervalued
http://presidiopay.com/services.htm [About Presidio Pay Advisors, Inc.]
Presidio Pay Advisors is a San Francisco-based ...
Hoana Medical and Hawai'i Union Health and Welfare Trust Funds Partner to Fix Healthcare
...pitals in Hawai'i are more likely to die from a patient
safety event than anywhere else in the United States. Hawaiian hospitals
were rated the lowest performers
in two key mortality indicators including
"failure to rescue" and "death in low-mortality DRGs."
"This looks like an emerging trend in healthcare; w...
Pro Football Prospects Training at TEST Sports Clubs(TM) Use SURGEX(TM) as Part of Their Pre-Combine Training Regime
through optimized recovery and rehabilitation."
Headed by a distinguished staff of former Super Bowl Champions, NFL and
Collegiate standout performers
and other strength and conditioning and
training specialists TEST Sports Clubs are one of the preeminent training
facilities in the country. The TEST ...
PARI Respiratory's LC PLUS & PRONEB Ultra Deliver Dey, L.P.'s New COPD Therapy; Perforomist Launched Yesterday
...n exclusively for the clinical trials for
Perforomist Inhalation Solution and are on the package insert. PARI's
nebulizers and compressors are the top performers
in the industry, which
makes them a perfect fit for many of DEY's products -- including DuoNeb,
AccuNEB, and now Perforomist," said Geoff A. Hunziker,...
Acorn Acquisition Corp Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Lumen Medical Inc.
...eting. The Company's staff brings together a
combination extensive business experience and academic credentials. The
principal staff members are noted performers
in small and large firms and
work with a broad range of investment institutions. Lumen's mission is to
bring scientific imagination and drive, togethe...
Follow these three rules when choosing tech consultants
...pensation on it.
Much the same can be incorporated into consulting contracts. In fact, merely raising the issue is a powerful way of separating the performers
from the poseurs. If a consultant volunteers it before you raise the matter, you could be dealing with a real winner.
While there are other usef...
Brainstorming entrepreneur creates new innovation business
...aining and operations in the fast-food industry to form an HR consultancy, then switched further from recruiting to retaining the best people.
can always find a job somewhere else," Tanner said. "Turnover may be down, but that means the only people who can quit and find another job are the to...
UW-Madison medical school names new dean
...th the basic and clinical sciences.
He also was the driving force behind a new compensation plan that offers incentives and rewards for outstanding performers
in the basic sciences. Another program launched on Golden's watch, the Academy of Educators, intensifies the school's commitment to medical student ed...
performers in Biological Dictionary
...eloped by CodeWeavers that allow many Windows-based applications to run on Linux, Mac OS X and... Crossover is a term applied to musical works or performers
appearing on two or more of the record charts which track differing musical tastes, or genres. If the second chart is a pop chart, such as a "Hot...