After two years of virtual events, the HITMC 2022 Annual Conference returned to an in-person event taking place over two and a half days, May 9-11, in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Our own Carol Flagg attended this year’s HITMC Conference and this week’s Friday Five is dedicated to her experience at the conference.
National Nurses Week is celebrated between May 6, National Nurses Day, and May 12, the birthdate of celebrated nurse Florence Nightingale. To get you ready for the week long celebration we put together a list of some not to be missed events, freebies and giveaways to be had, an app just for nurses and for your listening pleasure, our Nurses Playlist.
During the month of April the HHS Office of Minority Health leads the observance of National Minority Health Month. Our Friday Five has a great episode discussing nursing and anti-racism, policies addressing health equity, commentary from experts and how you can take action.
Patient Experience Week is an annual event to celebrate healthcare staff impacting patient experience everyday. This week’s Friday Five celebrates PX Week with a great episode of Hello Healthcare, an interesting whitepaper from F4CP, some insight from a Colin Hung interview and more.
Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week will be celebrated April 18th – 22nd. This weeks Friday Five helps readers learn more about health information management, how to advance your career and some fun to be had while celebrating HIP Week.
Healthcare Now Radio uses SoundCloud to house our shows’ archives and we’ve been tracking which episodes get the most listens. This week’s Friday Five lists the episodes played most often on our SoundCloud channel within the last three months.
The American Public Health Association brings together communities across the US to observe National Public Health Week each year during the first week of April. This year’s theme is “Public Health is Where You Are” and our Friday Five highlights some of the virtual events happening throughout the week.
In honor of National Physicians Week our Friday Five highlights five of our shows that hosted doctors on recent episodes discussing trending topics in healthcare such as health equity, patient experience and impact of the social determinants of health.
March is National Kidney Month and our Friday Five seeks to help raise awareness about kidney disease, highlight disparities in chronic kidney disease, and teach readers a little bit about this hard working organ.