Tag Archives: employee engagement

Innovation at the front lines of healthcare

Blog post by AJ Montpetit Fostering innovation is a primary focus for most organizations but especially those in healthcare. One of the best sources for new healthcare innovations is front-line staff – the proverbial boots-on-the-ground employees. However, in order to tap into their creativity, organizations need to find ways to provide employees with “thinking time” […]

Oct 22nd Chat – Maintaining our Focus in a Digitally Distracting world

A post by Lisa Fields I can still hear my mother saying to my sister and I when we were young,“Girls, enough is enough.” Usually she would say this after we’d been singing at the dinner table too long or after pestering her to buy us candy. My mother is a wise woman because sometimes […]

Oct 8 Chat – What if healthcare leaders had a conference?

Post by Lisa Fields Last week Colin Hung did a great job with both our blog and moderating our topic healthcare conferences. There were so many ideas and resources shared last week. Tom Varghese, MD gave our community a very specific feedback regarding the value of this chat. Towards the end of our chat I threw […]

June 25 Chat – Mindfulness at Work

So I would imagine like most of us in our community I’m trying to eat right, exercise, get enough hours of sleep and balance my work life with my personal life. Like so many things in medicine it sounds so easy but I’ll be frank it sure isn’t easy for me. We know we can […]

June 18 Chat – Good People (Redux)

Due to extreme Twitter slowness on May 21, 2013 we were not able to hold our #HCLDR  tweetchat. The topic that day was supposed to be “Good People”. There was a lot of interest in discussing this topic so we’re going to try again this week. The background information for this chat can be found […]

#HCLDR Chat – April 23 2013 – Conference Tweeting 2

Lessons learned from conference tweeting This week a number of our Health Care Leaders played an important role as both Health Care Leaders and also folks who know how to use twitter during a conference. It’s been my experience that many participants who attend health care/medical conferences still are not aware that Twitter can be […]

#HCLDR Chat – Jan 15 2013 – In Praise of Praise II

On December 17, 2012 during our healthcare leadership tweet chat we explored a remarkable Gallup Business Journal Post In Praise of Praising your Employees written by Jennifer Robins. Jennifer Robins believes the need for employee recognition is related to the chemical dopamine, a neurotransmitter produced in the brain. She reports: “Recognition for good work releases […]

#HCLDR Chat – Dec 4 2012 – In Praise of Praise

Last week we talked about how important it is to get everyone aligned behind common goals and initiatives. This week on #hcldr chat, we’re going to discuss how praising and recognizing your teammates is equally important to sustaining change in a healthcare organization. We’re so busy as healthcare leaders that we sometimes forget to acknowledge […]