Investing in Frontline Healthcare Workers

This guest post is written by  Fred Dedrick, Executive Director, National Fund for Workforce Solutions.  The National Fund for Workforce Solutions is a growing national partnership of employers, workers, communities and philanthropy that strengthens local economies by implementing demand-driven strategies that create talent supply chains, advance workers into family-supporting careers, and improve workforce development systems.  Read … Continue reading Investing in Frontline Healthcare Workers

Have You Thanked a Nurse Today?

October 5-11 is Emergency Nurses Week here in the US.   At Kronos, our single largest customer population is in healthcare.  From standalone long term care facilities to the biggest healthcare networks in the world, we are helping healthcare providers help their patients. In the latest installment in our 1 in One Hundred Million video … Continue reading Have You Thanked a Nurse Today?

Brooksby Village, Employee Engagement and National Dance Day

This item just arrived in my email, and made my day.   Brooksby Village is an Erickson Living community in Peabody, Massachusetts.  My dad lives there on their dementia unit as he has Alzheimers Disease.  I've been extremely impressed with the employees at Brooksby for years.  I think the video below says it all about … Continue reading Brooksby Village, Employee Engagement and National Dance Day

Engaging Health Reform

Today's guest blog post is courtesy of our board member, Tim Porter-O'Grady, DM, EdD, ScD, FAAN, FACCWS.  Tim brings a deep and informed perspective to the implications of the Affordable Care Act for workers, their employers and healthcare providers.  What's your organization doing to get ready to comply with the Act? The Patient Protection and Affordable … Continue reading Engaging Health Reform

The New Script for the Work of Health in America

Our board member Dr. Tim Porter O'Grady submitted the following guest blog interpreting the radical transformation of the US healthcare system required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  Technology can help, but the biggest changes will begin with linking process to outcomes via intelligent process design and meaningful analytics. Now that the Supreme … Continue reading The New Script for the Work of Health in America

Staff Self-Scheduling: Ownership and Investment by the Professional Worker

The following guest blog post is provided by our board member Dr. Tim Porter-O'Grady.  In it, he argues for the benefits of employee self-scheduling in the healthcare environment.  In addition to the citations he includes below, readers can also learn more about self-scheduling best practices in our recent publication "Elements of Successful Organizations". As viable … Continue reading Staff Self-Scheduling: Ownership and Investment by the Professional Worker