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Resilience: The 5 Keys to Becoming a Resilient Leader

Resilience: The 5 Keys to Becoming a Resilient Leader

Posted on September 10, 2018

“Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” ~ Nelson Mandela. If there is one thing I have learned as a CEO of a small company, it is that there will be many bumps in the road – often unexpected and sometimes business critical.

January 2018 blog: Creating Synergies Between IT and Population Health Management

January 2018 blog: Creating Synergies Between IT and Population Health Management

Posted on February 15, 2018

Population Health Management is the aggregation of patient data across multiple health information technology resources, the analysis of that data into a single, actionable patient record, and the actions through which care providers can improve both clinical and financial outcomes.

Executive Staffing Management

Executive Staffing Management

Posted on February 15, 2018

Most facilities have some type of staffing management or productivity system based on a target per unit of service for each department. The real key to effective staffing management is at the unit level – the manager.

Interim leadership as a Career Path

Interim leadership as a Career Path

Posted on February 15, 2018

So, you are considering the leap into Interim work as a profession?  No, this is not an oxymoron, many people now are choosing Interim work as a permanent career option.

Service Lines

Service Lines

Posted on February 15, 2018

The service line model has actually been around for decades, however the emphasis to improve quality, efficiency, customer satisfaction, and alignment between hospitals and physicians suggests that service lines may be resurrected once again to accomplish these improvements.

Are You a Lean Thinker?

Are You a Lean Thinker?

Posted on November 16, 2017

Ever feel pressure to do more with less?  Find yourself questioning why work is done the way it is or how it could be improved?  Looking for ways to empower your colleagues while keeping your customers happy?

November 11: 2018 National Patient Safety Goal Update

November 11: 2018 National Patient Safety Goal Update

Posted on November 16, 2017

The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals are published annually for all sites of care accredited by The Joint Commission. Implementing the NPSGs, even if you are not Joint Commission accredited is an ideal way to maintain patient safety. You can access the NPSGs on the Joint Commission web site at no charge.

Population Based Care Coordination

Population Based Care Coordination

Posted on November 14, 2017

Greater emphasis is being placed on creating a model that will work in all settings and places the individual’s needs first. According to AHRQ, “Care coordination involves deliberately organizing patient care activities and sharing information among all of the participants concerned with a patient’s care to achieve safer and more effective care.

Optimizing Teamwork in Your Workforce

Optimizing Teamwork in Your Workforce

Posted on November 10, 2017

Teamwork is a familiar word that is frequently bantered around in the workplace yet implementation of the concept is not always easy nor is it easy to do well.

Strategies for Addressing Alarm Fatigue

Strategies for Addressing Alarm Fatigue

Posted on October 25, 2017

Alarm fatigue or alert fatigue occurs when one is exposed to a large number of frequent alarms (alerts) and consequently becomes desensitized to them.  Anyone who has worked in a hospital has certainly experienced this.  Even patients can easily become desensitized.