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Locum Tenens Physicians Fill Need That Won’t Go Away

Hiring freelancers is often profitable if they are willing to take on overnight or weekend shifts, or join a staff in a pinch to replace an unexpected schedule opening.
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Is Geisinger's Offer of Refunds to Dissatisfied Patients the Ultimate Satisfaction Tool?

The Pennsylvania health system guarantees a high level of patient care, and if patients leave unsatisfied, the organization will give back their copays. 
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It's Time to Get Past Your Aversion to Networking

Many times when the author talks about networking, someone says they’re an introvert, and therefore can’t do it.  The fact is, introverts aren’t necessarily shy.
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Nine Paths for Improving Teamwork in a Hospital Setting

It all comes down to ensuring everyone is committed to the same goal of providing quality health care. 
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Respecting Differences, Commonalities of Generations in Physician Workforce

on November 23, 2017 | By Greg Hamilton | Leadership Management
Common ground can be found among age groups with different approaches to working.
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Doctors Feel Excluded from Health Care Value Efforts, Survey Shows

Physicians understand the financial challenges, but many don’t think they are in a position to help rein in health care rising costs.
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No Stigma in Changing Jobs, But Ask the Right Questions First

 Short stints on the CVs of physician executives are common. Use this checklist to help determine whether making a move would be beneficial.
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Summit Focuses on Physician Leadership Role in Clinical Integration

About 50 health care leaders attended the Florida gathering to hear about ways to engage and cultivate physician leadership at their organizations. 
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Here Are Five Ways to Develop Your Strategic Executive Voice

on November 17, 2017 | By Harvard Business Review | Leadership Communication
To establish credibility and influence people, you must be able to connect with others. Here’s how. 
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Millennials Embrace Nursing Profession, Just in Time to Replace Baby Boomers

Can health care leaders breathe a little easier after the number of new entrants into the field plateaued in recent years?
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