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 Why Independent Hotels Should Take Notice of the Growing Technology Landscape
Fueled by a more tech savvy market with ever-changing demands and competition from bookings giants, the landscape of hotel technology is growing at a more rapid rate each year.
(Hotel News Resource)  Read the complete article
 As Current Cycle Matures, Hotel RevPAR Growth Decelerates According to PwC US
Coming off the heels of a lackluster performance for the US lodging sector in Q4 2015, average daily rate ("ADR") growth in the first quarter was the lowest since Q4 2013.
(Hospitality Net)   Read the complete article
 Using Branding to Communicate Internal Change
Building awareness and getting the sort of engagement in a change program that results in high levels of individual adoption of the change can be challenging and most organizations have a myriad of messages being communicated through a variety of channels each and every day.
(4Hoteliers)   Read the complete article
Top Stories: Healthcare
 How To Communicate With Patients After An Error Occurs
It's often difficult for clinicians and administrators to say they are sorry when something goes wrong with patient care. And that lack of communication leaves patients and families confused, wondering what happened and whether they should file a lawsuit to find the answers.
(Fierce Healthcare)   Read the complete article
 Hospital Groups Can Take Lead On Data-Reporting Problems
Amid a widely-demanded delay of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' latest round of star ratings for hospitals, the ball is in hospitals' court to improve many of the problems the industry sees with the rating methodology, argues a blog post from Health Affairs.
(Fierce Healthcare)  Read the complete article
 What Physicians Think About The Opioid Crisis: 5 Survey Takeaways
CDC data indicates the rate of fatal opioid overdoses in the U.S. has quadrupled since 2000 - and many physicians believe the problem comes from initiatives to make pain the "fifth vital sign," according to a survey from HealthTap.
(Becker's Hospital Review)   Read the complete article
Top Stories: Human Resources
 Final Rule: Overtime
On May 18, 2016, President Obama and Secretary Perez announced the publication of the Department of Labor's final rule updating the overtime regulations, which will automatically extend overtime pay protections to over 4 million workers within the first year of implementation.
(DOL.gov)  Read the complete article
 How Great Leaders Value People
Organizations of all sizes and industries are reimagining work cultures in this relationship economy. It's all about the people. Consequently, servant leadership quickly is becoming the preferred practice for some of the biggest and best companies in the world.
(Lead Change Group)   Read the complete article
 EEOC Issues Final Wellness Rule: What's Allowed, What Isn't
The EEOC has been promising for a while now to clear the air when it comes to what kinds of wellness incentives are legal - and when non-participation penalties become so steep as to render a wellness program "involuntary" and, thus, illegal under the ADA.
(HR Morning)  Read the complete article
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