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3 Ways To Be Happier At Work

There’s a common belief that you will be happy when you are successful, but the reverse is actually true.<p>Scott Crabtree spent 24 years climbing the ladder in the gaming and software industries, eventually leading his own engineering team at Intel. And after observing life at companies big and …

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Is Your Patient Experience More Like an Inmate’s? - Baird Group Blog

Every day is filled with choices. We choose what to wear, what to eat, when to get up and who we will talk with. We relish the independence. When an …

Hearing All Voices: Race, Ethnicity, Language and the Patient Experience

Focusing on strategies to improve quality, address disparities and achieve equity will be essential in a time of rapid health care system change. …

Health Care

Understanding the Drivers of the Patient Experience

<i>First published in the Harvard Business Review</i><p><i>First published in the Harvard Business Review</i><p>Many hospitals, including the Cleveland Clinic, are …

Health Care

Does the Department of Health hear patient opinions?

Cross-party consensus about the need to improve NHS service quality places person-centred care centre stage. Patient experience, always a part of the service-quality assessment regime, now ranks equally with clinical outcomes in significance. However, our research shows that the current way of …

Understanding the Drivers of the Patient Experience

Many hospitals, including the Cleveland Clinic, are implementing a variety of strategies to improve the patient experience —an issue that’s rapidly becoming a top priority in health care. The Accountable Care Act now links performance related to patient-experience metrics to reimbursement. For the …

'We should listen to our frontline staff - they know the patients'

Professor Sir Bruce Keogh was asked by the prime minister to review the quality of care and treatment provided by 14 hospital trusts on the basis that they have been outliers for the last two consecutive years on either the summary hospital-level mortality indicator or the hospital standardised …

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17 Photos of Hawaii Rainbows To Brighten Your Day

<b>A passing weather system caused some uncharacteristic weather in Hawaii on Tuesday: bouts of heavy rains and strong winds. The "storms" gave us the perfect excuse to think about all the rainbows that would eventually be falling majestically over the islands.</b><p>Below, for your viewing pleasure, 17 …

A Lotus in the Desert: China's Xiangshawan Resort

In the Xiangshawan Desert, a remote stretch of dunes in Inner Mongolia, about 350 miles west of Beijing, an architectural lotus recently blossomed: the Desert Lotus Hotel. The hotel is part of a new resort built amid a vast sea of sand dunes, increasingly popular with Chinese tourists. The resort …

Bore Tides: Against the Current

In a few places on Earth, local geography and tidal conditions align to cause a phenomenon called a tidal bore: An incoming high tide collides with the outgoing tide in a narrow channel, generating a turbulent wave front. The shape and size of a bore tide varies greatly, from gentle undulations to …

Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

The winners have just been announced in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The overall winner, top 10 category winners and top 50 finalists were unveiled at a ceremony in Hong Kong earlier today. The contest invited photographers to submit images of the world of …