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Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional

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Patient experience, satisfaction not one and the same by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jason A. Wolf Consumer choice is the new frontier of the healthcare marketplace. While I haven't found anyone that challenges that fact, I encounter many that st ... Read on »
Hospital takes on buy-local challenge by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Barry Ronan Last month a Hospital Impact blogger raised the questions: What is a hospital's obligation to promote and model healthy eating and sustainability hab ... Read on »
Who should run a hospital: Doctors or nurses? by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Darlene A. Cunha Recently, I sat in on an interview for a vice president of nursing position at a community hospital. During the interview, the chief hospitalist ... Read on »
Patient-centered care about more than just financial gains by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Thomas Dahlborg This week my intention was to follow up my recent post highlighting kindness, compassion and patient-centered care with additional positive signs ... Read on »
Empathy crucial to success in healthcare system by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Sherri Loeb As I reflect on my daughter Jennifer's first few weeks as a new intern in internal medicine, I can't help but look back at my experience with my husb ... Read on »
Human-like robots create patient-centered healthcare environment by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kent Bottles In a famous 1927 essay titled "The Care of the Patient," Francis Peabody states that the personal bond between the doctor and the patient is the sou ... Read on »
3 steps to create hospital culture of innovation by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Andrea J. Simon Recently, we received a large number of inquiries about our last several blogs here at Hospital Impact. In particular, people are interested in h ... Read on »
Physician leadership development hinges on communication by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kenneth H. Cohn I quip that I have amphibian DNA because despite having worked in 43 states, I learned the hard way that each hospital has different people, cult ... Read on »
Get on board managing with metrics, or give somebody else a chance by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Lynn McVey Six months ago, when my dad needed an emergency pacemaker, I wrote about the lack of care coordination I witnessed as an insider . Because I am an ins ... Read on »
Healthcare lessons from Captain Carmine Marceno by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Scott Kashman In a prior blog, I asked what our obligation to role model healthier living is in our respective health systems . Not a right or wrong answer, just ... Read on »
Beliefs important to future of healthcare leadership by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kevin L. Shrake Martin Luther King Jr. was able to attract over a quarter million people to the Mall in Washington, District of Columbia to hear his famous "I Ha ... Read on »
Lessons from Uber car service: Take hassle out of healthcare by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Anthony Cirillo I was in theDistrict of Columbia in April, and at a meeting the idle chitchat turned to a lively conversation about Uber. Ever heard of it? I had ... Read on »
How radiology information systems can remain relevant by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Dan Bowman Despite the emergence of picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) and electronic medical records (EMRs), radiology information systems (RIS ... Read on »
Healthcare needs operating systems not 'whack-a-mole' management by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jeffrey Flaks We've had many remarkable leaders in American healthcare, but, on average, we still get unremarkable results. The answer is simple (but not easy): ... Read on »
What does Hobby Lobby ruling mean for healthcare, separation of church and state? by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jonathan H. Burroughs The narrow 5-4 Supreme Court decision of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby is a significant event. Five Supreme Court justices (in an opinion written ... Read on »
Disruptive innovation: Does the theory work in healthcare? by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kent Bottles As the uncertainty and anxiety about how to respond to healthcare payment reform increases daily, many hospital leaders turn to Clayton Christensen, ... Read on »
The secret to patient experience success by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jason A. Wolf People often ask me where to begin a patient experience effort, the steps to take or what efforts to prioritize on the path to success. People also ... Read on »
Digital job shift could impact hospitals' social media by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Nancy Cawley Jean I recently read a blog post by Arik Hanson (@arikhanson) about well-known people in the digital world switching jobs. In his post, Hanson said ... Read on »
Leading disengaged workers: Have your managers checked out? by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Darlene A. Cunha I recently attended a gathering with many healthcare professionals and was saddened to hear one of the participants state, "My managers have che ... Read on »
Lessons on patient-centered care by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Thomas Dahlborg "Patient activation measurement is the solution to engaging patients in their own healthcare. Measure the patient's activation; identify and impl ... Read on »