And four other news items for hospital leaders, practice managers, and other healthcare executives to peruse this week:
- A recent Becker’s Hospital Review article draws a comparison between retail stores and hospitals, focusing on closures and what healthcare organizations can do to thrive in a progressively competitive environment.
- In an April 13 article, Hospitals and Health Networks offers four great resources on managing change, including a glimpse at what one facility did to help its trustees, board members, and others better understand a day in the life of its clinicians and other staff.
- What do some of the most successful organizations do to build more robust teams? Find out in this commentary published by FORTUNE magazine last week. It features excellent pointers from organizations recognized among the 2017 Best Workplaces in Health Care
- The Protenus Breach Barometer showed a big increase in incidents concerning patient records last month. As reported by Healthcare Informatics, its findings closely follow the publication of a study by JAMA Internal Medicine, which found academic medical centers are more apt to experience data breaches than other healthcare organizations.
- Interested in learning the median annual salaries of management professionals at hospitals, medical practices, and other healthcare settings? An infographic, published by Our Lady of the Lake University, provides that information and more, including five factors that can affect the income of administrators and other healthcare executives.