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Written on Aug 26, 2022

Redefining care delivery with mobile health clinics
Health care organizations are realizing that some services need to be brought to the consumer, rather than waiting for that person to visit a doctor. And they're using mobile health clinics to make that connection.

Lawsuit is stark reminder: Tread carefully in disability conversations with employees
Legal experts are warning nursing home leaders that inappropriate conversations with employees about disabilities, medical conditions or their general health can be costly, after a federal court allowed a worker’s discrimination lawsuit to proceed.

High childcare stress linked with health worker burnout, JAMA study finds
Health care workers reporting high levels of stress over personal child ]care responsibilities are more likely to experience burnout and express intentions to reduce work hours or leave their roles altogether, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.

Robotics and automation are the future of health care
Advanced technologies, such as AI-guided robotics and automation, offer a potential solution to the provider shortage by freeing health care professionals from repetitive and time-consuming tasks and allow clinicians to focus on tasks that require a specialized touch.