Tag Archives: teamwork

Getting Stuff Done in Healthcare

Blog post by Colin Hung There is a saying and a hashtag that is making the rounds in our office: #GSD aka Get Stuff Done (admittedly some use an expletive in that short-from). It has become the mantra of people within our organization who want to get things done despite the challenges in their way. […]

Jan 7th Chat – Resolutions, Focus and Goals – Oh My!

Blog post by Colin Hung At the end of every year at least one of the local television stations airs “The Wizard of Oz”. It’s a holiday tradition. I never manage to sit through the entire movie (too many repeated viewings as a child), but I always seem to catch the part where Dorothy, Scarecrow, […]

Sept 24 Chat – Our Goal: Providing Professional Development & Leadership for Health Care Leaders

A post by Lisa Fields This week’s questions: T1: As members of our community could you share one specific way you’ve demonstrated information you’ve learned from #HCLDR? T2: As Healthcare Leaders do you believe best practice for #HCSM Chats would include sharing any potential conflict of interest? T3: As Healthcare Leaders please share specific way(s) you’ve seen […]

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 […]

June 4 Chat – What if healthcare has it all wrong?

Introduction by Lisa Fields (@PracitcalWisdom) Amy Berman. RN is one of the most respected and beloved health care leaders. She shares her dedication and passion for improving health care for older adults as a Senior Program Officer with The John A. Hartford Foundation. Susannah Fox, in her Twitter bio, shares this wonderful descriptive term: Community […]

May 28 Chat – The Nurses Juggling Act

The Nurse’s Juggling Act: When the ‘H’ in Hospital Stands for Health, Hotel, and Harried. Theresa Brown, BSN, RN, OCN TheresaBrownRN.com “I hate not being able to do the little things for patients,” a nurse told me one day. “I hate being that busy.” I know the feeling. The little things can be huge because they […]

#HCLDR Chat – May 21 2013 – Good People

“Good people are so hard to find” In both our personal and professional lives, there is no greater challenge than finding “good people” to surround ourselves with. When we were children our parents told us about the importance of having good friends. When we got into high school, college and university we learned how important […]

#HCLDR Chat – March 19 2013 – Challenging the fear of HealthIT

A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending the annual HIMSS conference (aka HIMSS13)  – the yearly mega-gathering of everyone involved or interested in Healthcare Information Technology (#HealthIT). I’m still buzzing from HIMSS13 so I thought it would be nice to discuss the challenges and benefits of Healthcare IT on this weeks’ […]

#HCLDR Chat – Feb 12 2013 – Decisions

Decision-making is an important leadership skill. For healthcare leaders, decisions can sometimes mean the difference between life and death. Thankfully most of the decisions we have to make day-to-day are not in the same vein (excuse the pun). This week’s tweetchat is on the topic of making good decisions. Mike Myatt wrote an excellent article […]

#HCLDR Chat – Jan 29 2013 – Workplace Conflict

Five Keys of Dealing with Workplace Conflict We have heard from several members of our community and they reported #HCLDR chat was especially helpful this past week. I thought the tweets were fast, valuable and the conversation was rich. Thanks to Colin for choosing the topic of “Priorities” and for all the planning he put […]