Tag: Workforce management


New Healthcare Workforce Complexities Requires Smarter Solutions

June 5, 2020

Via: EMR Thoughts

As the number of COVID-19 cases begin to decline, healthcare leaders are finally able to take a step back and assess the gaps that the pandemic has exposed in their operations. When they do, workforce management, should be on their […]


AMA president calls for end to electronic health record abuse

November 14, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

The nation’s largest physician group is calling for an end to electronic health record “abuse” which is relegating doctors to the role of data entry clerks and leading to widespread professional burnout. According to the American Medical Association, the problem […]


EHRs and impact on medical care a prime source of docs’ ire

October 3, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

About 70 percent of physicians wouldn’t recommend their profession as a career, with electronic health records systems being a major source of dissatisfaction. Dissatisfaction with the profession is so high that more than half of physicians say they are contemplating […]

EHR & EMR, Regulatory

Congressman voices concerns about VA Office of EHR Modernization

August 30, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Responding to the recent departures of senior leaders at the Department of Veterans Affairs, a House subcommittee chairman is worried that the VA office in charge of EHR modernization is floundering. Last month, the VA established the Office of Electronic […]


White House announces still more leadership changes at VA

May 31, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Palace intrigue in the White House regarding the leadership of the Department of Veterans Affairs continued on Wednesday with the Trump administration’s announcement that Peter O’Rourke has been named acting VA secretary. O’Rourke, who previously served as the VA’s chief […]


Lawmakers accuse VA of ‘malign neglect’ regarding EHR modernization efforts

May 17, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives are turning up the heat on the Department of Veterans Affairs for what lawmakers describe as “malign neglect” regarding the VA’s electronic health record modernization efforts. Five senators and six members […]


Vendor alliance to help hospitals assess nursing performance

January 13, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

Labor management software vendor Kronos and performance analytics and advisory firm Press Ganey are teaming up to help hospitals assess their nursing staffs. Kronos sells software to manage schedules, track time and attendance, administer absence and leave policies, and measure […]