The Five Deadliest Job Interview Mistakes

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Originally posted July 5, 2014, on LinkedIn by Liz Ryan, CEO, Human Workplace   A lot of people are confused about job interviews. They think a job interview is like a citizenship exam. They think that if they study hard and give the right answer to each question put to them, everything will be fine…. Read more »

Call to Action: Why CEO Recruitment Must Change

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Written by Daniel J. Sinnott, CEO, Sinnott Executive Consulting | June 17, 2014   This is a call to action for all healthcare board members, system leaders and recruitment industry leaders. There needs to be a fundamental shift in the way CEO/executive recruitment is done throughout the healthcare industry — specifically the “position description.” Before the… Read more »

7 Things CEOs Can Do Today to Advance Their Careers

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Written by Ayla Ellison (Twitter | Google+)  | June 24, 2014, Becker’s Hospital Review   The healthcare industry is undergoing rapid change, including technological advances and new entrants into the market. Hospital and health system CEOs all want to succeed in the new environment, and below are seven things CEOs can do for their careers… Read more »

3 changes at the hospital C-suite table

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May 20, 2014, By Katie Sullivan, Fierce Healthcare   As the healthcare industry moves away from the fee-for-service model toward value-based service, hospital executives‘ roles and responsibilities change–and that includes the amount of space at the C-suite table. Hospitals create positions to meet new needs, and the push toward quality of care means organizations require… Read more »

You Only Need to Do 4 Things to Be a Great Leader, Study Finds

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Written by Lindsey Dunn (Twitter | Google+)  | May 13, 2014, Becker’s Hospital Review   Inclusive leadership is used to describe leaders who make employees feel included in and aligned with their organization, its vision and goals. Inclusive leadership is important because employees who feel included are more innovative and more likely to go above… Read more »

Report: Staff engagement key to patient experience

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January 17, 2014 | By Katie Sullivan, Fierce Healthcare Healthcare providers must encourage employee engagement if they want to improve patient care, according to a new report from the Point of Care Foundation in the United Kingdom.  “Staff engagement is a function of good management and teamwork, staff satisfaction and staff health and wellbeing. These are, in… Read more »

Connect with employees to drive hospital performance

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January 15th, 2014, by Scott Kashman   I have been getting ready for next month’s facility-specific orientation towards our hospital and health system goals. It is a way for our leadership team to connect with every employee, physician and volunteer. In turn, everyone ideally will understand their specific role in alignment with the goals of… Read more »

What Bosses Should Never Ask Employees to Do

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Written by Jeff Haden, Ghostwriter, Speaker, Inc. Magazine Columnist, January 6, 2014 They’re bosses. They’re in charge. They have the power. But while some tasks are obviously out of bounds, others are less so — which is why bosses also shouldn’t use their powers to: Make employees feel they should attend “social” events. No matter… Read more »

A New Health Care Workforce

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Originally posted on Forbes.com, 10/28/13 Matching labor supply with service demand is a challenge for many US industries, but perhaps no industry faces greater workforce pressures than health care. In the new era of system reform, with 32 million more newly insured Americans seeking health care coverage in 2014, resources will be stretched and staffing… Read more »

Staffing the Hospital of Tomorrow

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By Christopher J. Gearon, U.S. News & World Report, October 16, 2013 A few years ago, hospital leaders like William Leaver were hiring radiologists, cardiologists and other specialists to maximize fee-for-service payments. Today, the CEO of Des Moines, Iowa-based UnityPoint Healthcare seeks patient navigators, care coordinators and mid-level nurse practitioners to guide patients’ care outside… Read more »