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Outsourcing A Hospital Turnaround and The Team Involved

Outsourcing A Hospital Turnaround and The Team Involved

Posted on February 21, 2019

For any healthcare organization to be financially viable, challenges arise constantly need to be addressed at the same time process improvements and efficiencies are made. Striving for continuous improvement means a high level of expertise is required to effectively manage multiple critical priorities. The operational and financial efficiency of healthcare organizations is our primary concern and it is where our expertise and experience reside. HealthTechS3 can help you identify imperatives as well as provide resources for resolution.
With more than 20 years of healthcare industry and financial consulting experience, John Mallia (BSBA, MBA), a Colorado licensed Certified Public Accountant, shares our sentiment and in this blog he sheds light on the options for outsourcing a hospital financial turnaround.

The Value of Time and Experience 65 is the New 40

The Value of Time and Experience 65 is the New 40

Posted on February 14, 2019

Employers of all sizes and across all industries struggle today with recruiting and retaining employee talent. While not yet a crisis, it has become a top priority for organizations to be creative in sourcing prospective employees through non-traditional paths and this includes accessing a growing pool of senior adults. 

An Uncommon Staffing Strategy for Community Hospitals

An Uncommon Staffing Strategy for Community Hospitals

Posted on January 31, 2019

Many smaller hospitals, including critical access and sole community facilities, often run into difficulty staffing key leadership roles.  Those most impacted are in rural or frontier areas where there are simply not enough qualified local people to fill needed positions. According to a recent article published in Becker’s Hospital Review, twenty percent of the country’s population live in rural areas, so the absence of one key person can impact up to 2,500 patients.

Five Keys For A Successful Hospital CFO

Five Keys For A Successful Hospital CFO

Posted on January 23, 2019

We certainly could have made this article about any industry and picked a number other than Five Keys, but the backbone of our keys is captured by Peter Drucker. It is all about process, data and measuring what counts. This is the underlying theme as we explore what I consider to be the Five Keys to success in managing financial operations in the hospital industry.

Population Based Care Coordination

Population Based Care Coordination

Posted on January 16, 2019

Care coordination synchronizes the delivery of a patient’s healthcare from multiple providers and specialists.  Faith Jones, the Director of Care Coordination at HealthTechS3, has 30 years of healthcare experience in various settings, including ambulance, clinics, hospitals, home care and long term care.  Collaborating with HealthTechS3 and implementing a turnkey Care Coordination program, our clients achieved better care for individuals while reducing healthcare costs. 

The First Steps In Hospital Turnaround

The First Steps In Hospital Turnaround

Posted on January 09, 2019

With more than 20 years of healthcare industry and financial consulting experience, John Mallia (BSBA, MBA), a Colorado licensed Certified Public Accountant, shares our sentiment and in this blog he sheds light on the important role leadership plays in the turnaround process by identifying imperatives, communication strategies and the search for a strategic partner. 

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.