Every organization has its own success factors. Whether it is from its shared goals and vision or its strategic focus, there is no “one size fits all” solution. Today, employees must feel safe and supported by company leadership, and leaders must establish a culture where employees feel like they can thrive and grow. When workers see no room for development or have no understanding on how they can contribute, they will take the first opportunity from a competitor.

Providers make decisions based on evidence every day in a healthcare organization. They’re prescribing treatments and medications, ordering surgeries and sending people home, all according to the evidence they gather in the course of their work. This approach is a valuable one for HR leaders as well, leading to strong outcomes rooted in data — but for many it will mean a change.

The challenges in healthcare HR are clear: an ongoing talent crunch, shifting regulations and reimbursement models, and ongoing mergers and acquisitions. To meet these challenges, HR leaders must focus on their core strengths and roles to implement talent strategies that support the bottom line.

4 Ways Healthcare HR Can Drive Engagement

Employee engagement in healthcare settings can bring enviable returns: A hospital that worked with Gallup to improve engagement decreased turnover costs by $1.7 million in three years and increased its operating margins.

Change Management Through a Healthcare HR Lens: 5 Best Practices

The challenges that healthcare organizations face will mean significant changes in the coming years, such as how care is provided and paid for, and the kinds of people needed to fill roles. As healthcare leaders implement changes to help their organizations respond to those challenges, they’ll need guidance and support.

5 Takeaways from the AHA’s 2018 Environmental Scan

The American Hospital Association (AHA) recently published its 2018 Environmental Scan, which offers some guidance for the nation’s healthcare systems during a time of transformation and uncertainty. From advances in science, technology, and information management to changes in consumer preferences, the healthcare industry is constantly challenged with adapting to a new environment.

Here are the top five takeaways from the AHA report.

Purpose-Driven Healthcare HR: 3 Best Practices

What’s your organization’s purpose? It likely includes keeping people healthy, but if you ask your organizational leaders what your purpose is, you might get different answers, and that can be a challenge. Healthcare organizations that have a clear purpose and work toward it together will find it easier to make improvements and achieve success.

What do improving employee engagement, increasing motivation and boosting morale all have in common? They are all formulated to help employees perform their best and achieve their highest career goals. Today, even the most inspired can reach a stage of burnout and become less productive.

4 Takeaways from the Inaugural WorkforceNEXT Healthcare Summit

The inaugural WorkforceNEXT Healthcare Summit took place in the home of the Texas Medical Center, Houston, on January 9, 2018. As a sponsor and moderator, PreCheck was honored to play a special role at the event and to support our clients and the healthcare community who presented at the conference.

5 Keys to Better Collaboration in Healthcare

Collaboration is the key to better outcomes and a stronger workplace, but it can be hard to implement. There are several barriers to building collaboration in healthcare, but HR is in the perfect position to address them. Now is the time for healthcare HR leaders to improve collaboration among executives, managers, employees and departments.