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Do You Know the Common Causes of Wrong Site Surgery?

As it turns out, wrong site surgeries happen for many reasons and often the cause for the mistake happens before the patient is even scheduled for surgery.  A new initiative of the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare believes that wrong site surgery should NEVER happen, so it has quite a challenge since, on average, 40 wrong site surgeries occur every week across the country and such surgeries are the most frequently reported sentinel events at hospitals. Pilot... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Tuesday, July 19, 2011

On-site Medical Clinics Continue to Interest Employers

Embracing the belief that providing on-site medical care can keep employees healthy and productive and save money, more and more employers are opening their own state-of-the-art health centers. Mercer reports that, nationally, 15% of employers with more than 500 employees have health centers, up 4 percentage points from last year. The larger the employer the more likely they are to have on-site centers. These centers are moving beyond urgent, now offering preventive services, such as... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Tuesday, July 19, 2011

John Moses Debunks Old Approaches to Employee Engagement at MBGH Annual Conference

Every employer MBGH talks to says they want to increase the “health engagement” of their employees, but the strategies they have used so far just have not been successful. Does this sound like you? If so, plan to attend MBGH’s Annual Conference “Got the Health Reform Blues?” on September 8, 2011 and hear John Moses, Principal at AON Hewitt, talk about the new “marketing” principles that employers should adopt to lead employees to short-term action and long-term behavior change. ... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Wednesday, July 6, 2011

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