Nursing Leadership from Bedside to Boardroom: Opinion Leaders’ Perceptions

The objective of this study was to examine views of nursing and nursing leadership among the nation’s opinion
leaders. A recent survey, conducted November 20-22, 2009, found the American public rating nurses with the
highest honesty and ethical standards, at 83%. Gallup has historically found nurses to be among the most
ethical and honest professions, as rated by the public. This study sought to examine opinion leaders’ views
about nursing leadership with an emphasis on determining the role of nursing in the future, and potential
barriers to leadership roles in healthcare today.

Retain your Health Care Specialists in a Changing Economy

Through the deep recession of 2008-2009, healthcare employers could pretty well count on their workers to stay put, even clinical specialists in particularly high demand. But with the economy on the mend, some health care professionals inevitably will start to look for greener pastures. That’s why executives and managers at hospitals and other health care providers are renewing their efforts to retain those hard-to-replace specialists in whom they’ve invested substantial resources.

AHA Establishes New Award To Recognize Leadership In Health Care Quality Improvement

The AHA announces the new Dick Davidson Quality Milestone Award to recognize state, regional and metropolitan hospital associations’ leadership in improving health care quality. The award will be presented annually to a hospital association that demonstrates leadership and innovation in quality improvement and contributes to national health care improvement efforts.

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

Experts Name 9 ways to Fix Healthcare Workforce Shortage

Article Summary The United States needs to invest more in primary care providers – one of nine ways to increase the healthcare workforce, according to the Center for American Progress. In a new report released Thursday, Ellen-Marie Whelan and Daniel Derksen of

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

A Leadership Development Deficit in the Healthcare Industry

By Allan Schweyer, for the Talent Management Academy “We specifically instructed the research team to avoid pinning success on any individual leader, but the analytical results compelled us to say that leadership is fundamental to forming a great company.” – Jim Collins,

Battling to Attract and Retain the Best

Article Summary Our employees are our most valuable resource.” We constantly hear these words from organizational leaders across every industry, but mostly in the healthcare and life sciences fields where employees make decisions that not only impact a ‘customer service score’, but