The growth of social networking Web sites has been rapid both in their extent of use and in their transformation from informal socializing into media integral to career management. However, healthcare executives must understand that emp..
Once the strategic plan is developed, the work is only half done. Without effective implementation, a strategic plan may be no more than a fancy binder on a shelf. Leaders face many challenges in getting organization wide buy-in of the..
When developing new products and services, healthcare professionals must have a comprehensive understanding of their consumers, their needs, values, and communication preferences. Accordingly, a well thought out marketing strategy is vi..
Sustaining a financially vibrant healthcare organization today many healthcare executive are facing many challenges.. Issues such as workforce shortages to the need to update technology and make facility infrastructure improvements as w..
Listening to Employers: The continued pressure to manage healthcare costs and maximize workforce productivity has caused employers to broaden their participation in population health management for their employees. Managing the health o..
Building the hospital of tomorrow in today’s competitive marketplace, significant capital expenditure decisions can make or break a healthcare organization and the career of the executives(s) tasked with such decisions. No capital dec..
The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), part of the Department for Health and Human Services, has awarded funds as part of its State Health Information Exchange (State HIE) Corporative Agreement Program. The goal of this program i..
Physician Hospital Integration and the relationship between hospitals and their medical staffs has changed throughout the years from independence to interdependence. The current economic environment and healthcare reform has caused a re..
Population Health is a transformative factor in reducing chronic illness and a key component of health care reform. It is dedicated to creating a fundamentally different culture and perspective focused on wellness and prevention. This p..
Green Hospitals and Healthcare today in most industries in the United States are finding new ways of becoming more environmentally sustainable as a way of cutting costs and/or in fulfilling their corporate citizenship missions. Although..