Technology That Defends Against Hospital-Acquired Infections: Healthcare Round-Up

Technology That Defends Against Hospital-Acquired Infections. In the news: Medicare cut payments to five Middle Tennessee hospitals because of failure to control healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and prevent serious complications. Read more at www.cleanlink.com 3 Surprising Hospital Leadership Trends. Over the last two decades there have been dramatic shifts in the composition of the country’s demographics. […]

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Strengthening Hospital Hand Hygiene Compliance Programs

When training hospital staff, it’s easy to overlook one of the most fundamental disease prevention practices due to its simplicity. While most Americans begin learning to wash their own hands as toddlers, as adults in the health care industry, they must pay special attention to this safety precaution in an effort to protect their patients. […]

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Apps to Help Navigate Cruise Lines: Recreation Round-Up

Apps to Help Navigate Cruise Lines. Anyone planning a cruise these days quickly learns that major lines such as Disney, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean have their own smartphone apps to help passengers navigate their floating cities and discover on-board entertainment, spa services and ports of call. And for most travelers, that’s more than enough information. […]

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3 Health and Fitness Trends Shaping Gyms In 2015

New Year’s resolutions are one of the greatest opportunities gyms have to boost their memberships. However, a recent TIME article states that 60 percent of gym memberships actually go unused. To avoid the drop-off in attendance come March, it’s important to stay on top of the latest trends and engage members with a fresh approach. […]

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Know the Impact of Food on Your Health: Healthcare Round-Up

Know the Impact of Food on Your Health. Food has become a centerpiece of American life, filling holiday celebrations, family milestones, and gatherings of friends or co-workers, regardless of the holiday or the season. What we sometimes forget, however, is the enormous effect food and beverages have on our health and well-being. The connection between […]

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3 Tips to Help Empower Employees to be Health-wise Consumers

With many businesses overhauling their health programs as the Affordable Care Act rolls out, it’s more important than ever for employers to help employees navigate an increasingly complex healthcare landscape. According to the Altarum Institute, Americans spend more time researching car purchases and new appliances than they do choosing doctors and health plans. Employers can […]

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Primary Care and Public Health: A Partnership to Change America’s Health: Healthcare Round-Up

Primary Care and Public Health: A Partnership to Change America’s Health. Everyone from U.S. Senators to major media outlets (USA Today, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal) and advocacy outlets is talking about the primary care physician shortage. This shortage could grow as the number of insured Americans increases thanks to the Affordable […]

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Elements of Office Design: Report Reveals Impacts on Staff Health and Productivity

How do you keep your employees happy, healthy and hard at work? While benefits and perks may be a step in the right direction, your office environment might actually play a bigger role than you think. Research from the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) reveals that office design not only has a positive impact on […]

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