Week of August 14, 2017
An employee's experience during their first few days in a new company will impact the rest of their tenure. 

What to Do When Your Hotel Rooms Aren't Selling

Enter your favorite shop and look around. Why do you think it has become your favorite?  Now, enter a hotel website to book a room.

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Beers With Bosses:  CEOs Candidly Talk Industry's Future

Hotel industry CEOs are prepared for a downturn, though they expressed optimism about the next 12 to 18 months during a candid conversation at the Hotel Data Conference.

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WDP Instead of GDP?

Along with many experts on the subject, I believe that the use of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to measure a country's prosperity is flawed.

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HHS Makes Move to Put an End to Mandatory Bundled Payment Models

The Department of Health and Human Services proposed late last week to cancel mandatory payment programs for heart attacks and joint replacement.

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Should Older Doctors Be Examined, Tested, or Forced to Retire?

At 81, Dr. Frank Stockdale continues to see breast cancer patients...but a new review of the literature on aging physicians questions the competency to practice of older physicians like Stockdale.

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Trump Administration Extends Deadline for Insurers to Decide on Obamacare Markets

The Trump Administration is giving insurance companies an extra three weeks to decide whether to offer insurance plans through the Affordable Care Act markets, and how much to charge.

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BIDMC Calculates Impact of Opiod-Related ICU Admisissions

The number of opioid-related admissions to intensive care has grown steadily since 2009 and costs are skyrocketing as a result, according to a new study.

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Mandatory Vacation Might Curb Costly Absenteeism Among Employees

Employees still aren't taking their allotted vacation time off from work, reports the Harvard Business Review (HBR).

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I've Interviewed Hundreds of Job Candidates, and These Three Things Are Deal-Breakers

Nervousness goes with interviewing like scrambled eggs goes with hash browns. You pretty much always find them together.

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We Need to Seriously Rethink How We Communicate at Work

Whether it's office email, collaborative apps or the break room noticeboard, internal workplace communications have the potential to go very wrong, very quickly...Google engineer James Damore recently found this out.

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