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HTM and Imaging Engineers Most Difficult Jobs to Fill in Healthcare

Recent articles highlight the unprecedented turnover of hospital personnel.  (See http://www.htmblogg.com , May 18, 2017) .   A recent poll revealed that more than half of the respondents had been at their hospital for less than 5 years, but 43% had been there less than 2 years.  While the lack of longevity of any personnel… Continue reading HTM and Imaging Engineers Most Difficult Jobs to Fill in Healthcare

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Physician age affects patient mortality — unless volume is high

Written by Emily Rappleye (Twitter | Google+)  | May 17, 2017   Older physicians may increase patient mortality risk, according to a recent study published in The BMJ. The study sought to determine the effect of a physician’s age on cost, 30-day mortality and 30-day readmission rates. It was based on Medicare fee-for-service data for more… Continue reading Physician age affects patient mortality — unless volume is high

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Step 3 of 8 – Reinforce Positive Behavior (Building a High-Performing Culture)

This may sound too simple, but it works.  All living things respond to outside stimuli.  We move away from pain.  When that stimuli is positive, it causes us to continue doing whatever it was that caused the positive action.  We see it with our pets.  We see it with our children.  We see it with… Continue reading Step 3 of 8 – Reinforce Positive Behavior (Building a High-Performing Culture)

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Step 2 of 8 – Clarify Values and Communicate the Daily

Similar t step 1, clarifying values means having a real 2-way discussion with the members of your team.  TOGETHER define the future and final-state values that you all will embrace.  It is important that these values are not thrust upon them from above (the boss or the organization), but that they have a hand in… Continue reading Step 2 of 8 – Clarify Values and Communicate the Daily

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5 traits of a high-performance culture — and 8 steps to start building one today

This is not just another run-of-the-mill article about how to be better.  Most that I read are laced with platitudes and universal truths that everybody reading it nods their head in agreement when reading.  But When it gets down to turning those ideas into actionable steps that really can make some meaningful changes, the article… Continue reading 5 traits of a high-performance culture — and 8 steps to start building one today