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Why More and More Startups are Rushing to Extinguish Burnout

With physician burnout an ever-growing concern in the medical community, technology companies are rushing to address its root cause – administrative burden. Specifically, those vendors that deal in artificial intelligence have developed products that improve pre-visit evaluations, triaging and transcribing administrative billing. They also positively impact the manner in which lab work is processed. In [...]

2022-10-20T14:29:21+00:00October 31st, 2022|Blog|

Why an Adaptable Mindset is Essential for Today’s Leaders

Every company in every industry had to be innovative and agile during the height of COVID-19. In May 2020, 49.8 million Americans could not work because their employer closed or lost business due to COVID, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Leaders adapted through crisis by necessity. Adapting amid a crisis is hardly [...]

2022-10-20T14:30:11+00:00October 24th, 2022|Blog|

Leadership vs. Management: Why Both Have Their Place

The management and leadership of any given organization have the same goal, but take two different approaches toward achieving that success. Peter Drucker, the late, legendary management consultant, broke it down as follows: “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” Far more recently, a piece on the website described the [...]

2022-10-18T15:51:13+00:00October 18th, 2022|Blog|

How Business Leaders Can Become the Best Version of Themselves

Scott Kelly spent 20 years as a NASA astronaut. During that time, he spent 520 days in space, 340 of them consecutively on the International Space Station. He reaped numerous benefits from that experience, one of which was effective communication. This came into play with astronauts from other countries, support personnel on the ground, and [...]

2022-12-30T15:31:32+00:00September 20th, 2022|Blog|

Why Leadership Development is Vital for an Organization

The leadership dearth across all sectors, especially in healthcare, is destined to become acute in the very near future. Managing consultant Nanette Miner, writing for Forbes in 2019, cited projections by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) showing that over four in 10 American workers will be over the age of 55 by 2024, and [...]

2022-08-30T13:22:05+00:00August 30th, 2022|Blog|

How a Personalized Approach to Medicine Sparks Patient Loyalty

No matter the industry, it is often challenging for an organization to foster brand loyalty, and healthcare is no different. A 2021 study showed that over 33 percent of patients have no preference when it comes to a healthcare brand and over six in 10 respondents expected their preference to change after the pandemic. Against [...]

2022-07-27T20:24:13+00:00July 27th, 2022|Blog|

Telehealth Remains Popular, But Can It Avoid Going over a ‘Cliff’?

In April 2022, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services extended the COVID-19 public health emergency by another 90 days, the ninth extension since the pandemic first hit American shores in March 2020. That, in combination with a $5 billion provision within a $1.5 trillion omnibus spending bill that received Congressional approval a month [...]

2022-07-11T13:13:37+00:00July 11th, 2022|Blog|

Looking at Business Agility in a Whole New Way

In November 2021, Dr. Lieutenant Colonel Kenji Takano, commander of the U.S. Air Force’s 88th Healthcare Operations Squadron, posed a question that every business leader needs to ask him- or herself: How can we thrive in a VUCA environment? “VUCA” is an acronym developed in the 1990s by the U.S. Army War College that stands [...]

2022-05-19T16:15:42+00:00May 19th, 2022|Blog|

What is Company Culture in 2022?

The American workforce long ago had its fill of Zoom. While the virtual meeting platform was lauded as an innovative means for businesses to remain connected in the early stages of the pandemic, that gave way to ennui as the weeks and months passed. Somebody was always late for the session. Somebody always had login [...]

2022-05-02T13:56:23+00:00May 2nd, 2022|Blog|

The Challenge of Health Equity, and How Organizations Can Meet It

In a February 2022 address, Xavier Becerra, the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, declared that health equity needs to be his organization’s “North Star,” pointing out that healthcare is “more than just mending bones or dispensing pills” and adding:  “It's about giving people access to peace of mind, to economic security and to [...]

2022-12-30T15:29:09+00:00March 28th, 2022|Blog|