Category Archives: Health Care Employee Involvement

Did You Know: Labor-Management Partnerships in Health Care Improve Patient Outcomes?

When Dr. W. Edwards Deming, the father of the Quality Management process, was asked how he would know when the transformation to quality was successful he gave the same answer: when it is adopted in healthcare. Clearly there were significant … Continue reading

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Did You Know: 10 Employee Relations Issues and What to Do About Them

This week I read an article outlining 10 employee relations issues for 2016. In this blog entry, we would like to look at these issues and offer our thoughts on how to be prepared for them. The list as presented … Continue reading

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Did You Know: Employee Engagement in Health Care Can Improve the Ratings of a Hospital

We have written several blog posts about the role of employee engagement in improving the delivery of health care. This week we have additional evidence of this impact. The teams at Kaiser Permanente, a leading provider of health care and … Continue reading

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Employee Engagement Enhances Health Care Customer Satisfaction

As we have been considering employee involvement in health care, we need to keep another important factor in mind. High quality customer service, a hallmark of quality organizations, is best achieved through employee involvement. Any high performing health care system … Continue reading

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When Something Goes Wrong, Don’t Waste Time Assigning Blame

Over the last few weeks, we have been writing about the benefits of employee engagement in Health Care. This week, we are going to look at a problem that hurts employee engagement there and everywhere. A couple of weeks ago, … Continue reading

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Long Patient Wait Times? Engage Your Employees to Fix the Problem

This week, we want to look at another example of how employee engagement can play an important role in making improvements in the health care system. As they say of TV, this one is grabbed from the headlines. Patient wait … Continue reading

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Health Care Employee Engagement Needs to Start With Nurses

When I was growing up, I heard a lot about the importance of nurses. My grandmother was a nurse for over 30 years, working in almost all areas of the hospital in my home town. I heard about the care … Continue reading

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Another Reason for Employee Engagement in Health Care – The Bottom Line

In the last few blogs we’ve written about employee engagement in health care and presented some examples of how the process can benefit hospitals and other facilities. There is another reason for health care personnel to consider employee engagement that … Continue reading

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