Posted April 02, 2018
While we don’t have an official date that ED-PECs (Emergency Department Patient Experiences with Care) will go live, the time to prepare is now.
Posted March 20, 2018
If your Lean improvement system is not delivering the results you had hoped for, look at the leadership system in your organization. If that piece is lacking or even nonexistent, you may have found your answer.
Posted March 05, 2018
Learn three ways to make an impact on patient experience, employee and physician engagement and overall emergency department success.
Posted February 20, 2018
Research indicates that bullying in the healthcare workplace is on the rise. Address bullying at the outset with prescribed standards of behavior and tough conversations.
Posted February 07, 2018
Does high turnover or low engagement keep you up at night? In healthcare, and especially for those of us in rural healthcare, recruitment and retention are vital to the success of our organizations. Once we’ve gone through the lengthy and deliberate process of recruiting and selecting the right employees, how do we ensure that we retain them?
Posted January 29, 2018
Is there a difference between a “hardwired” and a ”highly reliable” leader? If high reliability means zero defects, then are we highly reliable when we allow ourselves that cushion to complete most (but not all) of our staff rounding (or any other expected behavior)?
Posted January 22, 2018
Patient experience is not about making healthcare into Disney World or the Ritz Carlton. Rather, patient experience gets to the core of our values in healthcare. Here are four strategies to ensure exceptional care.
Posted January 12, 2018
Individualized Patient Care (IPC) is one of the most simple but underutilized tactics when it comes to patient care.
Posted December 20, 2017
Research suggests that challenging goals get the best results, but finding the balance between aggressive and realistic goals can be tricky. Get tips from an expert on setting goals that are tough – and achievable.
Posted December 18, 2017
In the end, sending thank-you notes to team members' homes is an effective, low-cost method for ensuring retention and boosting engagement.