8 Healthcare HR New Year Resolutions for 2018

The healthcare industry is under constant turmoil, caused by a sea of changes ranging from payment models to regulatory oversight and evolving accreditation standards and industry best practices. As we head into 2018, the following are a few resolutions to consider as you plan for a successful new year for your healthcare organization and your workforce.

Here’s a list of 8 ideas to help make 2018 a great new year for your healthcare organization.

3 Mindfulness Practices to Overcome Stress in Healthcare

Healthcare professionals hold one of the most stressful and demanding jobs in our nation. In fact, the medical field is rated among the top 10 most stressful jobs in America, according to ABC News.

3 Healthcare HR Strategies for Overcoming Nursing Shortages

As many as 10,000 baby boomers are retiring each day. In healthcare, not only will this continue to exacerbate the ongoing issue of nurse shortages; it will also increase the deficit in knowledgeable, experienced nurses, threatening the safety of patients and the nation’s health as a whole.

How Healthcare HR Can Cultivate a Culture of Transparency

In a highly regulated industry where privacy is a mandate, cultural transparency might seem like an odd fit for healthcare organizations. But a transparent culture can foster trust and collaboration, and result in improved quality of care and outcomes. That’s because a culture of transparency, when implemented correctly, is all about learning and improving.

Healthcare HR and Employee Retention: 6 Key Factors to Consider

One of the largest growing concerns among employers across all industries is retaining high-performing and high-potential employees. In fact, 46 percent of HR professionals cite employee retention/turnover as the top workforce management challenge in 2016, an increase from 25 percent in 2012.

Negligent Credentialing Risk Management: 4 Best Practices

Hospitals can be drawn into lawsuits involving physician negligence with “negligent credentialing” claims and the results can be costly for any healthcare organization. Attorney fees and the costs of settling a negligent credentialing case can exceed $100 million, as in the 2012 case of Jane Doe v. Bradley, for example.

5 Ways to Boost Patient Satisfaction in Healthcare

Some of the leading causes of hospital readmissions and poor health outcomes can be attributed to ineffective care practices and dated procedures. Not only do these inefficiencies hinder an organization’s ability to deliver quality care, it can impact the patient experience, its reputation, bottom line and much more.

Top Healthcare Compliance Initiatives for 2018

It’s not just the financial industry that faces risks from cybercriminals; healthcare organizations, with their massive databases full of personal information, have become common targets as well. Compliance specialists and leaders will have their work cut out for them in the coming year.