Subscribe  |  Unsubscribe  |  View Online  |  Forward to a Colleague

Let Lawson Analytics for Healthcare Help with Supply Chain Challenges

  • Improve ordering and purchasing
  • Identify and eliminate contract violations
  • Correct medical supply shortages
  • Free time to focus on patient care

You could realize sustainable operating margin improvements of 1% to 5% without affecting patient care with industry-leading best practices to guide your supply chain processes

 

Learn more

 

 

With this issue of Executive Extra, I invite you to go to JONAJournal.com and sample the wide array of articles that provide strategies for addressing the daily issues and problems of work. Some coming in the July/August issue, for example, are developing a business model for organizational change, leadership from bedside to boardroom, and an easy-to-do usability study to assess your electronic medical record. Check out a sample below in the “From the Journal” and “Bonus Content” sections. Enjoy!

Suzanne P. Smith, EdD, RN, FAAN
Consulting Editor

 

 THIS JUST IN JULY 8, 2011  

Banner
PHI? Not on Facebook

Users of the popular social media site share everything from what’s on their minds to photos and videos, but personal health information (PHI) is off the table...for now.


Employer-sponsored insurance continues to erode

Nonelderly Americans getting health insurance through their jobs declined from 69% in 2000 to 61% in 2009. Low- and moderate-income families are the hardest hit.


Affordable Care Act: $260 million in savings this year

To date, almost half a million individuals enrolled in Medicare’s prescription drug benefit have received a 50% discount on their out-of-pocket costs in the first five months of 2011. Beneficiaries have saved more than $260 million so far this year.


"Robust process improvement" for wrong site surgery

Eight U.S. hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers teamed up with the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare to discover the causes of wrong site surgery.



 FROM THE JOURNALS

Appearing in JONA

On-boarding and enculturation of new CNOs
Joyce A. Batcheller, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN



Appearing in Nursing Management

The role of the corporate chief nursing officer
Richard Hader, PhD, NE-BC, RN, CHE, CPHQ, FAAN



Bonus Content
Be sure to take advantage of these bonus articles from JONA and Nursing Management. By accessing them through your eNews link, you can read the articles free of charge.

Healthcare succession planning: An integrative review
Brian K. Carriere, MN, RN; Melanie Muise, BA, MA; Greta Cummings, PhD, RN; and Chris Newburn-Cook, PhD, RN

Practicing to potential
Richard Ridge, RN, MBA, PhD, CENP, NEA-BC


  Featured Program

To discover how good your nursing can be, you must first learn how good it is. NDNQI® is the only national nursing quality measurement program that provides hospitals with unit-level performance comparisons to hospitals of a similar size, specialty and geographic region. Join NDNQI today.





 

 

 

Keep receiving Executive Extra eNews by adding editor@nursingcenter.com to your address book.

Executive Extra respects your privacy and will not share your information with other companies or organizations without your permission. View our Privacy Policy.

If you do not wish to receive Executive Extra, click on the unsubscribe link at the top of this email.


http://www.nursingcenter.com 
Copyright ©2011 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. All rights reserved.
333 Seventh Ave., 19th Fl., New York, NY 10001