What to Expect in 2011: New Challenges in Healthcare

Article Summary It seems that every year we talk about new challenges and issues facing healthcare. Obviously, all of us involved in the management of healthcare must have an inner desire to be involved in a tumultuous and ever changing career. This

Improve Employee Satisfaction and Leadership Accountability

Case Study Summary UMC implements Performance Manager® – In healthcare, employee satisfaction is more than just a ‘feel good’ initiative. It’s a strategic imperative that directly affects patient satisfaction and employee retention. That’s why so many organizations are turning to software like

How to Impact Health Care Costs

Article Summary Leading employers in the United States today know all too well that rising health care costs have the potential to significantly reduce net income and have a negative impact on employee morale and productivity. Working with 350 of the largest

Job Growth Continues for Healthcare Sector

Article Summary While the nation’s unemployment rate has increased to 9.8 percent, hospitals reported 8,000 payroll additions in November and 42,200 payroll additions so far this year. The growth in hospital jobs is nearly double the 21,700 jobs created in the first

Minimizing Deviant Behavior in Healthcare Organizations

Article Summary In an era when healthcare organizations are beset by intense competition, lawsuits, and increased administrative costs, it is essential that employees perform their jobs efficiently and without distraction. Deviant workplace behavior among healthcare employees is especially threatening to organizational effectiveness,

Best Practices in Healthcare Leadership Academies

White Paper Summary Strong leadership is likely the single most important driver of overall organizational performance, and well-constructed leadership development programs are critical to developing strong leaders.Nowhere is the need for effective leadershipmore pronounced than in the dynamic,  complex healthcare industry, where

Hospitals Still a Job-Creation Machine

Article Summary Federal data show that the overall healthcare sector remains one of the few bright spots for job growth in a weak economy. However, we’re getting mixed news about job growth at hospitals. Bureau of Labor Statistics data for September show

Human Resource Management and Health Care Systems

Article Summary Did you ever know that in the health care systems and services, the human resource management plays a great role? Yes, this is absolutely true especially in the global context because studies and researches have shown that their management techniques

Top Talent Management Challenges

Article Summary The question is about having ‘ready now’ talent for critically important positions.   If we look to build from within for “sell”, or revenue generating positions, our leadership development processes must be accelerated to keep pace with the demands of the