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[HR Pulse Article] By Chris Cimino Health care leaders have faced many challenges in recent years (e.g., serious staffing shortages, financial challenges caused by increasing costs and declining reimbursements, etc.); however, none more daunting than the COVID-19 pandemic that has sickened millions worldwide and will undoubtedly be remembered as the most significant crisis the field has ever confronted.
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[HR Pulse Article] By Bridget Berkland, M.A., NBC-HWC; Kaisa Wieneke, M.P.H; Ronald Menaker, Ed.D., CPA; and Charlotte Brunholzl, M.A., R.T.(R) Forward-looking organizations recognize it is essential to assess the workplace environment and how it impacts employees’ experiences. Research has been well-documented on how burnout decreases health care employees’ job satisfaction, engagement, well-being and quality of patient care. This demonstrates the urgent need to identify innovative approaches to address this issue.
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[HR Pulse Article] By Jeremy Sadlier The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing hospitals to think innovatively and act quickly to ensure and maintain the staffing levels required to combat it. As the number of patients surges, long hours, skyrocketing stress and staff infection/exposure rates are just a few of the factors taking a dramatic toll on frontline clinicians as well as other hospital employees.
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[HR Pulse Article] By Rollis Fontenot III When thinking about social media strategies, it’s important to examine the intent of the strategy. What is the main purpose? The strategy for employee recruitment at a health care organization will look much different than a strategy with the purpose of employee engagement. This article focuses on the recruitment of health care professionals, including both clinical and nonclinical applicants, and discusses the first of three key areas of social media strategy
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[HR Pulse Article] By Erick Richardson, Ph.D., MPH, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP, CHHR, ACHE and Jean Gordon, BSN, MS/HRM, MSN/ED, MBA, AAC, FNP, DBA Telework has historically been defined as work conducted outside of the immediate workplace. An accepted business standard of operation for decades, telework is synonymously associated with telecommuting, cybercommuting and remote work. Over the past few decades, telework has evolved from an accommodation to address various transportation issues within major cities to an effort of creating flexible workplaces and schedules as a tool for recruitment and retention of knowledge workers. Peter Drucker defined knowledge workers as high level employees primarily contributing to the organization through theoretical and analytical inputs. An early visionary, Drucker realized that knowledge workers would provide critical contributions within the 21st century.
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[HR Pulse Article] Today, depression is the number-one cause of medical disability among Americans age 14 to 441, with the World Health Organization (WHO) reporting it as the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. And, the issue is growing, with more than 300 million Americans living with depression, a number that has increased 18% between 2005 and 2015. It is estimated one in five American adults experience mental health problems in any given year.2 In addition to the harmful impact on individual lives and families, the financial repercussion in terms of lost productive hours and benefits to employers is colossal.
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[HR Pulse Article] The 2020 version of the AHA’s annual Environmental Scan offers an overview of the trends, statistics and economic forecasts most likely to affect patients and providers across the health care continuum.
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[HR Pulse Article] Human Resources in 2020 is not the HR of 20 or even 10 years ago. This article provides an overview of the challenges and issues that HR professionals in the health care field will face in 2020 and beyond. By Stephanie K. Rawitt, J.D.
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[HR Pulse Article] To meet the demand for health care workforce development and expansion, New York’s Staten Island Performing Provider System partnered with the College of Staten Island and SEIU/1199 Training and Education Fund to sponsor an apprenticeship program and short- and long-term training strategies.
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[HR PULSE ARTICLE]: The growing use of artificial intelligence (AI) in health care promises opportunities for improvement in areas including but not limited to diagnostic accuracy, treatment efficacy, patient outcomes and patient and clinician experience.
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[HR PULSE ARTICLE] A few years back, Nicklaus Children’s Health System (formerly known as Miami Children’s) decided there was room for improvement in its internally managed employee wellness program, part of a comprehensive approach to wellbeing that also encompassed financial wellness and work-life balance.
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[HR PULSE ARTICLE] Organizational culture in health care is a powerful driver of performance across measures of safety, quality and patient experience. Performance in each of these domains — individually and collectively — directly influences organizations’ ability to compete in today’s rapidly evolving health care marketplace.
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[HR PULSE ARTICLE] Data can be empowering, overwhelming, eye-opening or misleading — or all of the above. But as human resources professionals take on more strategic responsibility within their organizations, the ability to examine and analyze a broad range of data to drive workforce decision-making and action plan development is becoming increasingly critical.
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[HR PULSE ARTICLE] In sheer numbers, millennials may never top the Baby Boomer labor force at its peak — 66 million strong in 1997 — but they’ve already generated plenty of buzz about how they’re transforming today’s work environment. Roughly defined as those born between 1980 and 2000, millennials now account for 35% of working Americans, making them the largest generation in the labor force, according to Pew Research Center.