Hello and welcome to the February edition of the Acclivity Health Report! For us and most of our readers, 2020 has been very busy so far with pressure building every day to work more efficiently and always do more with less.
How to be a Team Player - It's Not What You Think!
Being a productive part of a team is key to a successful career. A key point in working well within a team is sharing. Sharing helps make your team productive. Most importantly, sharing leads to success. Think cooperative, not competitive.
Many people compare hiring and screening future employees to dating: Everyone is looking for that perfect match! And the first step to finding that perfect addition to your team is to look at your screening process. The screening process helps you identify, attract, recruit and hopefully hire a long-term employee for your company.
The U.S. economy added 225,000 jobs in January, a surprising sign of continued strength for the economy. The unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 3.6 percent, mostly due to more people rejoining the labor force. The jobless rate remains near a 50-year low.
MOVE over New York and New Delhi – Japan’s capital city of Tokyo has been named the city with the highest levels of workplace burnout for 2020, according to a new study. Mumbai, India’s financial capital ranked number 2 on the list, ahead of South Korea’s capital city of Seoul (No. 3)
If you live in the U.S., your risk of contracting the new strain of coronavirus identified in China is exceedingly low.
So far, the only people infected in the U.S. have been those who have traveled to the region in China where the virus first turned up in humans.
The nurse practitioner workforce more than doubled over a seven-year span as the healthcare industry ramps up primary care, according to new research. The number of NPs grew at an unprecedented rate across major professions.
Home health agencies across the country are grappling with a significant change as of Jan. 1 in how Medicare pays for services.
Agencies are responding aggressively, according to multiple interviews. They are cutting physical, occupational and speech therapy for patients.
Highmark Inc.’s Financial Investigations and Provider Review (FIPR) department has leveraged artificial intelligence to generate over $260 million in savings associated with fraud, waste, and abuse in 2019. The insurance organization is using advanced AI tools to detect indicators of fraudulent activity much faster than before.