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This report examines workforce challenges: Rural Health, Behavior Health, Education Pipeline, Technology, Community Partnership, Regulatory and Policy Constraints, Leadership, Work Environment, Diversity and Role of Human Resources.Read more
This report explores what the next generation of community health may look like as hospitals redefine themselves to keep pace with the changing health care landscape.Read more
In response to a rapidly transforming health care environment, hospitals and health systems across the United States are exploring retail-oriented, consumer-focused care strategies. This issue brief provides case studies from five hospitals and health systems that have entered the retail health care field.Read more
Paul DeChant, MD, MBA with Simpler, an IBM Watson Health company will discuss physician burnout, including its manifestations, causes, and impacts. He and co-presenter, Diane Shannon, MD, MPH will describe the crucial role of hospital leaders and what they can do to reduce the drivers of burnout and return joy to patient care in their institutions.Read more
It’s time to answer the final question in the Model for Improvement -- how will we know the change is an improvement? This session will illustrate key principles in measurement. Measures tell the story of our work and provide us will great information as we strive to improve. Understanding ‘why’ you are measuring, developing outcomes, processes and balancing measures is crucial to marching toward accomplishing your aim.Read more
Dr. Burnes Bolton is the system chief nurse executive, vice president for nursing, chief nursing officer and director of nursing research at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Her research, teaching and clinical expertise includes: nursing and patient care outcomes, improving organization performance, quality care and cultural diversity within the health professions. She is co-investigator of the regional Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes research team.Read more
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