About The Editorial Staff

The Editorial Staff is a team of writers with a passion for helping healthcare organizations manage their biggest and most important investment: their employees.

Survey Data Reveals Disconnect and Collaboration Between HR and Nursing  In healthcare, you’ll often hear the term “Journey to Excellence”, which could refer to the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award framework, the quest for ANCC Magnet Recognition®, or it could be adopted as a hospital’s unique initiative to improve patient satisfaction and patient outcomes. I think

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In healthcare, caregivers and administrators are busy around the clock ensuring that patients receive quality care. However, taking the time to properly manage and complete the performance appraisal process is essential for maintaining employee engagement, satisfaction, and compliance with regulatory bodies. If your organization relies on a manual performance management process or you’re transitioning from one

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According to our recent survey on how HR and learning management best practices impact nursing excellence, 54% of healthcare organizations rely on a learning management system to offer more professional development opportunities to their nurses. However, the other 46% are either not using their system effectively or they’re still relying on a manual process to

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Employee Engagement Drives Quality Patient Care

Improving patient care has always been a healthcare priority, but outcomes are now tied directly to the bottom line. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) takes into account quality care and patient satisfaction measures to determine how much they will reimburse eligible providers. Interactions between healthcare employees and patients can often determine the patient

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It’s been a fascinating year to be a part of the long-term care industry. The industry continues to evolve due to the changing government regulations, the widening skills gap, and an increasing elder population. We believe the top four biggest issues driving the hiring trends in long-term care are: 1. Increasing numbers of High Acuity

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Earlier this month, we launched the HR & Nursing Excellence Survey to determine how talent management best practices can support nursing success. I encourage you to take our quick 10-question survey and enter to win a free conference pass to the event of your choice (worth up to 2,000 dollars). One of the best conferences

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Employee turnover: It’s an issue for every long-term care administrator and staff manager. However, there are tools to help organizations choose the right employees, reduce turnover, and increase employee satisfaction. Our Scientific Advisor, Dr. Frederick Morgeson, of Michigan State University, recently hosted a HealthcareSource-sponsored webinar on reducing turnover for McKnight’s Long-Term Care News. In our recent

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I recently attended a workshop held by the American College of Healthcare Executives on the “Journey to Excellence: How High-Performing Healthcare Leaders Achieve Organizational Success.” It was interesting to sit with healthcare leaders and hear about their challenges around driving greater organizational performance in the complicated and challenging world of healthcare. One thing was very

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