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.

The Magnet Recognition Program® focuses on developing and maintaining a culture that’s committed to excellence in nursing. Hospitals with ANCC Magnet Recognition® constantly strive for excellence in nursing standards and practice with the support of their learning management and education teams. Conversations with several HealthcareSource clients from hospitals with ANCC Magnet Recognition revealed that a close partnership

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The Magnet Recognition Program focuses on different “forces of magnetism” that drive nursing excellence. One of the key forces is Structural Empowerment, which means that effective performance management should drive high nursing standards. In the area of Professional Development, organizations with ANCC Magnet Recognition® strive to provide nurses with timely performance reviews and to set professional

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Last week, we hosted our annual HealthcareSource User Conference – Talent Outcomes in Boston, MA, The conference was a huge success with nearly 200 customer attendees and partners who enjoyed three days of fun, learning, and networking. The theme of the conference this year was HR Excellence and how HR influences the patient experience. Our

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Trends in Healthcare IT Hiring

Healthcare hiring is on the rise in all industry areas, but the IT sector faces several specific challenges. According to the Annual 2013 HIMSS Leadership Survey, more than three quarters of major healthcare providers outsource part or all of their IT services. This can lead to worker shortages that impact quality of care and profitability. As

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This post is an excerpt from our white paper, Attention Healthcare Performance & Learning Management Professionals: How Satisfied Are Your Internal Customers? Healthcare HR and learning teams serve many people throughout their organizations, from senior leaders to hiring managers and employees, and it can be challenging to support so many internal stakeholders. Download our free white paper to learn how performance and

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A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to speak with two of our 2013 Talent Outcomes User Conference presenters, Frederick Morgeson, Ph.D. Professor of Management, Michigan State University, and David Szary, founder of LEAN Human Capital and the Recruiter Academy. In the presentation “Will They Stay or Will They Go Now? Understanding Turnover in Organizations,” Dr. Morgeson

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[SlideShare] 10 Healthcare HR Excellence Quotes

We have wonderful clients who are striving to achieve excellence through their HR initiatives — whether it’s hiring for cultural fit, educating hiring managers on how to interview more effectively, implementing improved performance appraisal processes, working with teams outside of HR to achieve Magnet status, boosting HCAHPS scores or contributing multiple patient-centered care initiatives. Here

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For talent acquisition professionals in long-term care, it’s important to think of candidates as customers. By taking the customer service values that apply to a long-term care’s staff and residents and applying them to applicants, long-term care organizations will be able to provide a more positive candidate experience. More importantly, a thoughtful and meaningful candidate

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According to the results of this year’s HealthcareSource HR Initiatives Suvey, preparing for healthcare reform is top of mind for many healthcare HR professionals and executives. s the upcoming health insurance mandate expands health insurance coverage to all Americans, healthcare organizations will likely have to train their staff to work more efficiently and expand their skills to

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In over half of the fifty states, residents are abused or neglected in one out of every five nursing homes. This disturbing rate of improper care fuels families’ worst nightmares. How can they ensure an elderly loved one will be safe when receiving care away from home? One organization is taking strides to answer that

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