CFO insights: Employee benefits considerations

White Paper Summary A special CFO Insights series addressing health care reform lays out three considerations for CFOs with regard to employee benefits and human resource planning. These considerations include: a) workforce transformation and planning; b) managing uncertainty and avoiding unintended consequences

The Revival of Hospital Management

Article Summary There are specific factors that hospitals around the world are consistently aspiring to attain for improvement. These include measured performances, continuous quality enhancement and responsiveness to the needs of patients, physicians, employees, and community stakeholders. Read full article Source: Healthcare

Study Reveals Looming Crisis for Healthcare Leadership

Article Summary Many North American healthcare organizations are expected to face a leadership succession crisis, according to a survey of 117 senior industry executives and managers conducted by American Management Association/Corporate Learning Solutions. Fewer than 7 percent of healthcare organizations are well

Advance Diversity in the Workforce through the New Health Law

Article Summary With 32 million additional Americans eligible for coverage in 2014 through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), health care systems will need to identify physicians, community health centers, and other providers who can provide care to these newly

Building a Culture of Health

White Paper Summary Efforts to control healthcare costs often focus on expense management and cost shifting. But that’s no longer enough to control cost increases that are outpacing growth in both personal income and gross domestic product. Today’s  companies are aggressively addressing

Leadership As A Value: Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Case Study Summary In order for diversity efforts to succeed in a large organization, the organization’s leaders must be intrinsically involved in the diversity effort being nominated, provide the vision for the program(s), and involved in their development and implementation…. To be

Case Study: United Healthcare Group

Case Study Summary UnitedHealth Group (UHG) has grown to become one of the most innovative suppliers of health care solutions by focusing on ideas that help improve medical outcomes while reducing health care costs…. Indeed, when it comes to growing their business

Management in Healthcare: Why Good Practice Really Matters

White Paper Summary Healthcare expenditure represents a major challenge for all countries, absorbing an increasing percentage of national income. Nations are grappling with increases in demand for healthcare as their populations age and expectations rise along with living standards. At the same

AONE Guiding Principles for the Aging Workforce

Article Summary More than 51 percent of the current workforce is age 40 or older – a 33 percent increase since 1980 – and 40 percent of the U.S. nurse workforce is age 50. As nurses age, retire or find employment outside