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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 10:17:59 Z
This was a great refresher on the complexity of HR in healthcare. I must say, I have been a supervisor in numerous healthcare entities; at none of the organizations have we had training on these important HR concepts, particularly the laws around HR practices. I am glad to see some posts here where hospitals are incorporating these topics in management training and making the concepts part of thei...
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:53:30 Z
We have found that regular education with supervisors about human resource laws and organization policy has greatly reduced the incidents of employee filed grievances. This education includes opportunities for supervisor staff to meet as a group with HR and legal staff where specific scenarios and questions are shared. This education method has proved to be especially helpful in areas of the...
Governance and the Board's ROle
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 03:07:21 Z
This was incredibly interesting for me. Although I do attend board meetings, I am a fairly new executive and still very much learning. I listen carefully in the board meetings and I have learned a great deal, but I was not aware of the strict rules and regs around Sarbanes-Oxley as it realted to the board's duties. Another interesting fact was the nominating committee is now referred to as the...
Performance Management Systems in healthcare - considerations
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 02:31:32 Z
The human resources functions are perhaps one of the most complex and challenging disciplines in a healthcare system. A healthcare system has the largest diversify of skills and professions in any one industry. There are therefore many stakeholder interests to be satisfied each with their own professional bodies and of their own nuances. As such, the introduction of a performance management ...
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 01:19:30 Z
I enjoyed learning more about governance. I have had limited experiences in different capacities with a hospital board, such as reporting on a standing agenda item (Quality) on a quarterly basis, and being invited to report to special programs. One thing that resonated with me is the board's role in policy vs operations. I have often sat through discussions where board member...
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 01:10:06 Z
Working as an employee in the Medical Device industry, insight into the decision-making process within institutions is invaluable. Understanding how the Boards are structured and what their primary functions and responsibilities are is helpful in identifying where to go for certain strategic meetings and what information may be of concern to various groups. As our collaborative relatio...
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