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By Rebecca McBeth 02:53 am July 17, 2019
Capital and Coast District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand is piloting the Resident Guide app for onboarding junior doctors.
By Mike Miliard 11:42 am July 16, 2019
Commonwealth Corporation, a workforce development agency that works to boost the skills of Massachusetts young adults with investments and partnerships, has released new funding to create new pilots to expand training for entry-level healthcare workers.
By Anna Engberg 09:41 am July 16, 2019
Nursing services and facilities in Germany are increasingly working digitally, and private providers in particular are well positioned. This was shown by a recent online survey conducted by the Federal Association of Private Providers of Social Services (bpa).
Doctor using smartphone.
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By 03:40 pm July 15, 2019
A survey Vocera® conducted at HIMSS19 with HIMSS Analytics, whose market research offering is now a part of Definitive Healthcare, points to the prevalence of cognitive overload. A vast majority of clinical and IT leaders have recognized signs including clinicians appearing stressed or overwhelmed. More than half of survey respondents said...
At Legacy Health, a career progression mapping program aids workforce development
By Bill Siwicki 02:52 pm July 15, 2019
The program is a labor of love for the health system’s chief information and administrative officer. And it’s helping entry level employees in IT move up to principal engineer/senior analyst.
By Nathan Eddy 10:54 am July 15, 2019
The 10-year initiative will focus on workforce development, education and training for next-generation care delivery.
Apple Watches, AI help docs dictate at Austin Regional, saving 2 hours a day

Austin Regional Clinic.

By Bill Siwicki 11:51 am July 12, 2019
Natural language processing-powered software has helped the clinic gain efficiencies, leading to more time with patients, fewer EHR burnout symptoms and the ability to see more patients in a day.
ABB brings robotics to new healthcare hub at Texas Medical Center

The ABB Medical Lab.

By Bill Siwicki 01:03 pm July 10, 2019
The vendor’s research team will work on the Houston-based provider organization’s campus with medical staff, scientists and engineers to develop non-surgical medical robotics systems.
AI and virtual care are changing the healthcare workforce – but there's a difference between 'tasks and jobs'
By Mike Miliard 10:45 am July 10, 2019
Accenture's Kaveh Safavi discusses healthcare's outsized spend on labor – and how machine learning, telehealth and consumerism are transforming how work is done and who does it.
Doctor talking to patient.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:07 pm July 09, 2019
In its review of physician supply and demand, the Association of American Medical Colleges projects a shortage of up to 67,000 specialists by 2032.

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