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Partnership Matters

Brought to you by the Labor Management Project, Partnership Matters gathers news about best practices, training opportunities, reports and more to help you keep up with the latest trends in health care delivery and labor-management partnerships.

 

Taking a Trauma-Informed Approach to Health

Taking a Trauma-Informed Approach to Health

Research estimates that between 50-60 percent of U.S. adults have experienced some type of traumatic event at least once in their lives and greater than 33 percent of youths exposed to community violence will experience PTSD as a result. Trauma may include emotional,...

New Partnership Success Stories

New Partnership Success Stories

The Labor Management Project (LMP) is committed to sharing the benefits of labor and management collaboration, which is why we have added two new features to our collection of Partnership Success Stories. Changing the Culture of Health Through Partnership tells the...

Check Out Our Brand-New Website!

Check Out Our Brand-New Website!

We’re excited to share our newly redesigned website. The new site includes articles from Partnership Matters, information about LMP and RNLMI services, and resources to achieve high-quality care, excellent collaboration, and efficient service delivery. We’ve created...

Value-Based Payment Update

Value-Based Payment Update

In an effort to control soaring federal healthcare spending and improve the quality of care,[i] value-based payment (VBP) models reimburse healthcare providers according to measurable performance (quality, patient experience, cost), rather than the volume of services...

Protecting Workers from Workplace Violence in the ED

Protecting Workers from Workplace Violence in the ED

Emergency department (ED) workers are frequently targets of violence.  One recent study showed that 55 percent of ED nurses experienced physical violence and/or verbal abuse from a patient or a visitor over a single one-week period. PCTs, security, technologists,...

Hourly Rounding: An Emergency Department Best Practice

Hourly Rounding: An Emergency Department Best Practice

A visit to a hospital emergency department (ED) can be frightening, overwhelming, and confusing. Helping patients navigate the experience and providing them timely information can improve the patient experience. More than half of inpatients enter the hospital via the...

Emergency Department Overcrowding

Emergency Department Overcrowding

Is your emergency department overcrowded? Are people leaving without being seen? Are patients who have been admitted being boarded in the ED, awaiting beds? Do patients repeatedly return to the ED for healthcare? Overcrowding in hospital emergency departments is a...

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Marcia Mayfield

Senior Research Manager

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