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ASHHRA What's New
[WEBINAR] Chris Cimino will provide an update on important new developments regarding union organizing affecting health care employees across the U.S. and review some of the strategies being used by unions during the pandemic. Chris will also provide an overview of significant regulatory and legislative changes anticipated in 2021 and beyond, in addition to highlighting steps health care employers should take now to increase employee engagement.
ASHHRA What's New
Health care is evolving faster than we ever could have imagined. We are in the midst of a health care revolution, driven by Artificial Intelligence (AI). AI is creating a space for innovation and can enable you to work more efficiently and effectively in the face of unprecedented change. To help you understand how AI is meeting the today’s challenges and is shaping your work, the American Hospital Association and Microsoft have teamed up to offer a unique course.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
[ON-DEMAND WEBINAR] Health care organizations are struggling with employee engagement. Some employees are overworked and exhausted while others are feeling undervalued and neglected. Levels of stress and burnout are exceeding those seen in the past. The stakes are higher than ever as organizations grapple with financial challenges and fear. During this interactive, engaging program, HR leaders learn counterintuitive ideas for sustaining engagement. A Certified Trauma Professional, author and nurse, Vicki Hess brings a fresh perspective to the management of stress, trauma and burnout. Using concepts from her newest book, “SHIFT to Professional Paradise in Stormy and Uncertain Times,” she shares out-of-the-box ideas for HR professionals to use to help pick up the pieces and move forward. Participants walk away with practical, proven tools to support their organization now and in the future.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
[ON-DEMAND WEBINAR] Legislative and regulatory pressure will be at an all-time high in 2021. This webinar will address major challenges health care employers will be facing in the coming year including the COVID-19 recovery and a new legislative labor agenda from the new administration.
HR Pulse Article
[HR Pulse Article] By Harry Johnson III and Morgan Lewis This summary covers recent and selected NLRB developments relevant to employers, especially in the health care sector.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
[WEBINAR] Managing medical plan trend is top of mind for most HR executives across the country. Large or small, organizations are evaluating multiple solutions for dealing with escalating costs and increasing employee expectations. Understanding the available options like strategic plan design, domestic steerage initiatives, care management/incentives and network considerations are key to developing a sound plan strategy. Using case studies and information from over 300 hospital plans, learn about contemporary trends in medical plan design and how to craft a strategy that meets your organization's needs.
ASHHRA What's New
A Health Care Human Resources Thought Leader Forum: 2020 has been a year filled with protests against racial, social and criminal injustice, sparked by the killing of George Floyd. The ongoing pandemic has also amplified the disparities in health care resulting from structural inequities. This confluence of circumstances has made it imperative for health care providers to gain a deeper understanding of our nation’s history of oppression and accelerate their efforts to eliminate the systemic racism that continues to put the lives of so many people of color at risk.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
[WEBINAR] Health care companies spend billions on leadership development to help physicians, nurse leaders and staff professionals become more effective managers. Unfortunately, research shows that most leadership development is ineffective when not tailored to business strategy. Rather than one-size-fits-all leadership training, they need to help leaders learn relevant skills to achieve specific organizational objectives. This webinar will provide attendees with a proven and systematic method for improving organizational performance based on the latest research in adult learning, neuroscience and strategic talent management that involves: identifying critical strategic leadership competencies; assessing leaders’ capacity to meet demands; and quickly developing strategy-critical competencies. The presenters will review recent research that focuses on leaders and leadership development during and post COVID-19. Attendees will learn to build leadership development into daily work schedules, match leadership development strategies to the needs of individual leaders, and build leadership programs around what it will take to make their business successful.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
[WEBINAR] Learn how to avoid Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) Strategy Derailment and explore solutions to get DE&I fully aligned with a health provider’s business objectives.
HR Pulse Article
[HR Pulse Article] By the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE), an affiliate of the American Hospital Association (AHA) IFDHE is committed to ensuring that all people, regardless of background or zip code, have equitable access to quality health care. As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, reports indicate that communities of color across the nation are experiencing higher rates of COVID-19 infections and deaths than other groups. For example, in Chicago, reports have indicated that African Americans account for 44% of all COVID-19 positive test results and 56% of recorded virus-related deaths. However, African Americans constitute only 32% of the city’s population.
HR Pulse Article
[HR Pulse Article] By Karen Thomas Since COVID-19 emerged in the United States in early 2020, preventing the spread of infection in health care settings has been a top priority for health care leaders. Amid concerns about the risk of transmitting the virus in hospitals and other care settings, there is at least one piece of good news: Although this coronavirus is new, the techniques for cleaning and disinfecting environmental surfaces are not. And environmental services (EVS) professionals were well equipped to take on the challenge of COVID-19.
HR Pulse Article
[HR Pulse Article] By George Liothake, CHHR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Over the past decade, there have been a lot of conversations on how our country has grown to be more and more divisive. There are debates over guns, abortion, wearing masks during a pandemic, however, the one area that is consistent across blue and red states is the support for marijuana legalization. Across the country, there is an avalanche of marijuana legalization laws.
HR Pulse Article
[HR Pulse Article] By Matt Jaye The current COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges for health care employers. Hospitals and health systems have experienced a surge in emergency room and critical care activity, resulting in increased hiring for positions such as ER doctors, nurses, respiratory specialists and lab technicians. Since the beginning of the pandemic, job postings for in-demand health care roles have increased 35%, according to LinkedIn. At the same time, a fall in demand for elective procedures and routine medical care has resulted in employee furloughs at more than 260 hospitals across the country.
HR Pulse Article
[HR Pulse Article] By Linda Thompson, MBA, and Deborah Hicks, M.A. How HR professionals can guide organizations through the uncertainty of our “new normal.”
On-Demand Educational Webinars
[ON-DEMAND WEBINAR] In the age of COVID-19, cyber criminals have not been hampered by social distancing. In fact, the new online world and massive unemployment insurance claims have only increased cyber criminals opportunities to conduct fraud using stolen identities. False unemployment insurance claims have increased dramatically as the economic impact of COVID-19 forced millions of Americans onto the unemployment rolls – and stolen identities readily circulate on the dark web. This on-demand webinar will equip you with the necessary tools needed to protect yourself and your team from the very real threat of unemployment fraud.
ASHHRA What's New
The 2021 Health Care Talent Scan will help you better understand the latest forces and trends affecting health care human resources. Based on a review of reports, studies and other data sources from leading organizations and researchers, it provides workforce insights you can use to guide your organization forward during this time of uncertainty and continued transformation.
ASHHRA What's New
[ON-DEMAND WEBINAR] Health care workers have been at the center of the COVID-19 crisis since its beginning. Although the number of new cases and deaths slowed to a degree, they are rising again, keeping these courageous and dedicated workers on the front lines. They responded heroically while enduring a great deal of stress and pain. They received expressions of gratitude and homage from their communities...but was that enough? What have we learned and what can we do in this next phase in support of health care workers? This presentation will examine what was done and what should be done.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
[ON-DEMAND WEBINAR] This interactive webinar is designed to help health care leaders find new strategies for recognizing their care team for heightened appreciation and engagement. Speakers Cynthia King, Ph.D., and Kathy Boswell will introduce the REWARDS model of implementable recognition practices, such as rounding to actively notice opportunities for recognition and reflection exercises to strengthen recognition initiatives.
Guides/Reports
Development of this compendium has been led by a recently formed AHA Board Task Force with input from many members of the association. While it is not intended to be an all-inclusive resource and will evolve over time as we learn more, it provides important questions and checklists to consider moving forward.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
[ON-DEMAND WEBINAR] Ethnocultural empathy is empathy towards racial and ethnic minorities, and is a requisite competency in eliminating racial/ethnic health disparities. This webinar will provide participants with a few key applications from the new, research-informed curriculum at the George Washington (GW) School of Medicine and Health Services. To create this new curriculum, GW faculty led a mixed-methods study to determine course format and content most suitable for teaching and assessing empathy among traditional and non-traditional learners working with racial and ethnic minorities in a range of health care settings.