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The underperforming department: Three questions to improve team dynamics

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By Joe Frontiera, PhD & Dan Leidl, PhD The impact of an underperforming department can be severe, as any hospital ...

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Angela Costa Named Nursing Division Director at AGH

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Angela Costa, RN, of Mt. Lebanon, PA, has been appointed to the position of Nursing Division Director in the Department ...

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Donepezil Helps Improves Cognition and Reduce Incidence of Dementia, Pitt Study Finds

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Donepezil, a medication used to treat dementia in Alzheimer’s patients, was found to enhance language, memory and executive functioning in ...

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Automation of the Preoperative Process Saves Money and Time

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By Dr. Stephen Punzak It is no secret that technology is reshaping the medical industry, streamlining functions, increasing efficiencies and ...

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Can Spirituality and Healthcare Coexist Peacefully?

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By Daniel Casciato A survey conducted a few years ago by the National Center for Health Statistics and National Center ...

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Excela Health Appoints Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

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Excela Health has named Michael D. Busch as its new executive vice president and chief operating officer, officials announced today. ...

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Pittsburgh Business Group on Health Receives Two-Year Grant For Health Strategy Project

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The Pittsburgh Business Group on Health (PBGH), the region’s employer-led coalition that advocates for cost-effective, quality health care and benefits, ...