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Physicians call for greater collaboration for boosting mHealth technologies

For mobile and consumer health technology to advance there needs to be greater collaboration between technology players, physicians and patients to overcome hurdles stalling the ability to fully leverage the power of tech in primary care, according to an organization representing family physicians.

3 ways to promote physician-NPP collaboration

In the discussion about the expanding roles of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in medical practices, there's little agreement that any one level of education, supervision requirement or scope of practice for any particular type of nonphysician practitioner is the best approach to ensuring high-quality, cost-effective patient care.

Leadership alert: Physicians feel overwhelmed, unheard

Physicians just aren't listening to their C-suite executives, and the reason is simple, according to an article in  Becker's Hospital Review. Doctors feel overwhelmed, disengaged and don't think leaders listen to them. 

Pharmacist-physician collaboration cuts hospitalization, ED use

New research finds collaboration between physicians and pharmacists can reduce asthma hospitalizations, Pharmacy Times reports.

Nurses need more respect, stronger voice

Hospitals and healthcare facilities don't give nurses enough recognition, support or appreciation--and the effects are far-reaching, according to an  opinion pi ece  in the  Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Health tour aims to foster innovation among local leaders

A San Francisco-based company has started a nationwide tour aimed at kickstarting dialogue between local healthcare leaders to help them improve quality of care, boost patient engagement and eliminate inefficiencies within healthcare.

Sensor-based measurement can help boost healthcare teamwork

Sensor-based measurement holds the potential to shed light on ways to improve teamwork in healthcare, but a range of issues have to be worked out, according to a literature review published at JAMIA.

Study: Online ED learning resources must clearly demonstrate value

Emergency department professionals were skeptical of efforts to use technology to enhance interprofessional education, according to a recent study.

4 lessons Disney can teach healthcare leaders

Ten years after Fred Lee's  If Disney Ran Your Hospital: 9 ½ Things You Would Do Differently  published, Disney still offers numerous insights into how hospital leaders can enhance patient experience, according to an article on  ePatientExperience.com. 

The unhealthy payer-provider marriage

Trust is what makes all good relationships work. Whether with spouses, families, friends or business partners, trust is the cornerstone of a strong, healthy bond. Newly engaged, I've found...