Careless or inappropriate social media use by nurses can harm patients, derail careers, and besmirch the profession. In this episode, Georgia Reiner, risk specialist for the Nurses Service Organization in the healthcare division of Aon Affinity insurance services, explains what nurses and healthcare leaders can do to avoid social media pitfalls.
Physician burnout seems to be a national healthcare emergency. A recent survey of 15,000 practicing physicians showed that 42% reported feeling burned out. But what exactly is burnout, and what are its root causes? Today’s guest, Thomas Schwenk, MD, is encouraging providers and researchers to think more deeply about these fundamental questions.
Acute flaccid myelitis is a rare disease that can cause severe weakness or paralysis, slurred speech, and facial droop, among other complications. And more than 90% of cases involve children. In this episode, Olwen Murphy, MB, BCH, MRCP, discusses what medical scientists know – and don’t know – about this perplexing neurologic illness.
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in America and a major cost burden for patients and healthcare systems. In this episode, Matthew E. Fink, MD, Louis and Gertrude Feil Professor of Clinical Neurology and chairman of the department of neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College, discusses how providers can boost prevention efforts, improve treatment for victims, and avoid malpractice suits.
Join us for this episode of Rounds with Relias to learn more about how to prevent burnout and empower providers treating patients with opioid use disorder. Learn from Dr. Carol Clayton, Chief Translational Neuroscientist at Relias, how leaders in the field are working to combat the opioid crisis in the United States - and what you can do to help them.
Although healthcare system mergers can improve standardization of care, they also carry risks as physicians try to navigate new administrative expectations. Because of the inherent challenges, guest Susan Haas, MD, MSc, of Ariadne Labs advises focusing on patient safety at the start of consolidation planning.
Learn more about how assessments can be useful in healthcare outside of the hiring process, and learn about the best practices for doing so in onboarding, promotions, and professional development. Join Justin Hess, M.S., and Leslie Jeffries, MSN, BSN, RN, in the final installment of our mini-series on Hiring Unicorns in Healthcare .
With pediatric emergencies, the stakes are high. Protecting patients and limiting liability risks can present significant challenges. In this episode, Ohio University Heritage College of Medicine professor Ann Dietrich, MD, offers advice to practitioners in this field.
Identifying the best fit - for applicants and teams - can present a dilemma, especially when the pool is limited or other constraints arise. In part two of our mini-series on hiring unicorns, join Justin Hess, MS, and Leslie Jeffries, MSN, BSN, RN, as they discuss evidence-based alternatives to traditional approaches.
When emergency departments are not prepared to handle psychiatric patients, quality of care declines, costs increase significantly, and hospitals open themselves up to legal liability and regulatory problems. In this episode, renowned psychiatric emergency expert Scott Zeller, MD, offers advice to healthcare leaders and others seeking to improve management of psychiatric emergencies.