Vital healthcare funds extended for Marriott workers on picket line, boosting strike
Striking Marriott workers just got renewed wind behind their efforts: Their healthcare was extended until the end of January. Previously, the striking workers’ healthcare was expected to expire at the »
Flake? McCain? What Is Your Healthcare Line In the Sand?
The pre-July 4 rush to pass the Senate version of healthcare failed, and the bill is back in the shop for repairs. Senators and their constituents have time to pause and reflect before majority leader Mitch McConnell's next attempt to create a bill that satisfies 50 of the 52 Republican senators, allowing Vice President Pence to ride in on his white charger and cast the 51st vote. Here in Arizona, our focus is on senators Flake and McCain. Maybe they'll meet with constituents…
I went all the way to Seattle to discover the true meaning of Starbucks
SEATTLEEvery Starbucks experience in my life has been roughly the same.I wait in a never-unreasonable line to order. I squint at soulless foodstuff. Some soft pop plays. I order. I wait a never-unrea
Hand-hygiene strategies for healthcare workers
The problem of inadequate hand hygiene has persisted in hospitals partly because traditional strategies, such as awareness posters, have “grown stale,” while inherent flaws in other initiatives, such as urging patients to remind clinicians to wash their hands, have limited their effectiveness, according to a research article from BMC Source: Hand-hygiene strategies for healthcare workers–what really works?
Safety Tips for Home Healthcare Workers
These safety tips from home health veterans will help you protect yourself when you're out making house calls.
What We Learned About Parenting at Starbucks
When our son was four-years-old, he fell in love. The object of his affection was voluptuous — and far too old for him. He saw her constantly. She had long flowing hair and intense eyes. He called her his “little love.” The fact that our son was smitten by the Starbucks Mermaid was our fault.
10 secret ways to get freebies and save at Starbucks
It is well-known you can get free drinks for signing up for Starbucks Rewards, but there other ways to get freebies and save at the premium coffee purveyor. Try these
Why home healthcare workers need access to hospital EHRs
With fewer than half of HHC clinicians having the ability to view patient data in an EHR, new research finds giving them the option could reduce medical errors.
DIY: How to make Starbucks' Unicorn Frappuccino at home
Starbucks' new Unicorn Frappuccino may be hard to find, but you can make a healthier, better-tasting version at home.
What is the Price of Disengaged Healthcare Workers?
By Erica Doherty, healthcare industry and solution strategy director, Infor Erica Doherty You may be familiar with the Gallup study that identified—across industries and organizations—that 68 percent of employees are not engaged in their work. That is not only disheartening, but scary, especially when talking about workers in the healthcare industry Overall, the price tag of disengagement is calculated as a $400 billion hit against employers.…