Editor's note: Human resources and healthcare are rapidly changing industries. Both are facing new technologies, shifting regulations and calls for better quality at lower prices. All industries have HR departments. But in healthcare, employees are responsible for people's lives — and changes to how those employees are managed can have a direct impact on public health.
HR Dive and Healthcare Dive teamed up to investigate: What does the future look like for the healthcare profession, and what does that mean for care? Read on.
Wanted: Leaders for tomorrow's emergency rooms
A cycle of poached talent and non-investment may be at the root of healthcare’s leadership shortage.
When 'gigging' healthcare, providers must balance risks, costs
Independent contracting offers the promise of high-quality work at lower prices. But liability remains a thorn in the side of employers everywhere.
Robots are not coming for physicians' jobs
"I think there's still a long way to go in the computer science space over how to mimic human reasoning," Dr. Michael Oppenheim, VP & CMIO of Northwell Health said.
Hospitals should pursue diversity beyond the hiring process
Experts say managers must know how to recognize and deal with diversity-related conflicts, and executive ranks should also reflect the demographics in their communities.
Illustrations by Kendall Davis