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Resilience – Questions And Answers (Part 2)

Resilience – Questions And Answers (Part 2)

Posted on December 04, 2018

In Part 2 of our 2-part Q&A series of informative insights from two of our exceptional interim executive leaders, Herb Dyer provides a great holistic summary of what it takes to be a “gritty leader”. Furthermore we feature collective insights from our expert business leaders who highlight that maintaining a positive mind-set, coupled with self-motivation is non-negotiable to becoming a resilient leader, irrespective of what unchartered waters they sometimes need to navigate.

Resilience – Questions And Answer (Part 1)

Resilience – Questions And Answer (Part 1)

Posted on December 04, 2018

As a sequel to our last blog on Resilience: The 5 Keys to Becoming a Resilient Leader written by our CEO, Derek Morkel of HealthTechS3, we provide a 2-part Q&A series of informative insights from two of our exceptional interim executive leaders, on the true grit, perseverance and resilience they’ve had to demonstrate through their professional working careers as leaders.

Nursing Leadership: What I Wish I’d Known Part 3

Nursing Leadership: What I Wish I’d Known Part 3

Posted on November 27, 2018

Irrespective of which accreditation body an organization chooses, it is mandatory for us as leaders to realize and articulate to our staff, the necessity to align their goals with ours – PATIENT SAFETY. In part three of this multiple part-series blog, Debby Renner, our longstanding “permanent” interim nursing executive relays first-hand account of what prevails when relegating policy and procedure creation, review, and revision to the nuisance category and being completely ignored until crises arise. Read why Debby believes it is imperative to demonstrate your commitment to patient safety by guiding nurses and other clinical staff on how to embrace accrediting bodies as well as policies and procedures to create a rich culture of patient safety.

How to Engage Patients in Choosing Healthy Behaviors WITHOUT Giving Advice

How to Engage Patients in Choosing Healthy Behaviors WITHOUT Giving Advice

Posted on November 21, 2018

I don’t know about you, but I, like most people, don’t like being told what to do.  From about the age of 2, we all began to flex our independence as we learned to say no.

Don’t overlook the finer details in Executive and Interim Recruitment!

Don’t overlook the finer details in Executive and Interim Recruitment!

Posted on November 13, 2018

Personnel shortages have long been an issue in the community hospital market with surveys from ACHE and Deloitte confirming a continued escalation in 2017 and 2018 to date. In a recent webinar panel discussion, HealthTechS3’s “permanent” interim executive leaders confirm this talent crisis stretches across not only registered nurses and primary care providers, but also pharmacists, respiratory therapists, and X-ray technicians. View some of the tips from one of our valued Physician Practice Administrators on how best to counteract this Interim Healthcare Talent Sourcing crisis.

How Well Do Your Interim Executives Deliver?

How Well Do Your Interim Executives Deliver?

Posted on November 08, 2018

HTS3’s interim executive leaders collectively express professional satisfaction – often at its peak when they are beginning a new interim role — no matter the goals or objectives. In a webinar panel presentation on October 25, 2018 executives in finance, nursing and physician leadership roles highlight the valuable contributions they believe they offer across the spectrum of healthcare organizations.

Nursing Leadership: What I Wish I’d Known Part 2

Nursing Leadership: What I Wish I’d Known Part 2

Posted on November 01, 2018

With a few years’ experience, I considered myself to be a seasoned nurse leader, but I had not yet discovered Just Culture. In part two of this multiple part-series blog, Debby Renner, our longstanding “permanent” interim nursing executive provides first-hand account of what she wished she had known as a leader in the workplace.

More Work To Be Done in Overcoming Nurse Leadership Transitions

More Work To Be Done in Overcoming Nurse Leadership Transitions

Posted on October 16, 2018

In today’s tumultuous health care environment, changes in leadership can quickly cause destabilization among nurses if not handled properly. Diane Bradley, Regional Chief Clinical Officer with HealthTechS3 for the last eight years and now currently working in an Interim CEO position at a Critical Access Hospital in middle Georgia, shares her wisdom to ensuring a smooth nurse leadership transition in times of change

Starting a Telehealth Program in Rural Hospital and Clinics

Starting a Telehealth Program in Rural Hospital and Clinics

Posted on October 03, 2018

Robert Thorn, strategist and accomplished leader, shares his article on Starting a Telehealth Program in Rural Hospitals and Clinics: A 10-Point Primer. Telehealth can be a valued resource for a rural community, often bridging distances and improving access between patients and providers. As technology advancements now offer a variety of options for people to consider, it is best for rural hospitals and clinics to identify where and how telehealth technology solutions can provide their greatest benefits. The following points are offered to help organizations navigate entry into this exciting and dynamic arena.

Nursing Leadership: What I Wish I’d Known

Nursing Leadership: What I Wish I’d Known

Posted on September 20, 2018

Inherently I am a rule follower. This is sometimes not appreciated or well understood by my peers, organizational leaders or subordinates. Early in my career as a nurse leader, I failed to realize that the majority of nurses I was assigned to lead were not rule followers. It was a shocking realization!