Improving the Patient Experience – 6 Leadership Keys to Success

Improving the Patient Experience – 6 Leadership Keys to Success

Introduction Leadership is crucial to inspiring, instilling, and facilitating change. Success requires a Leader who understands and acts with integrity and intelligence in response to the dynamics surrounding the patient experience. Any action for improvement begins...

Nursing Shortage

Nursing Shortage

An Examination of the Nursing Shortage & its Relationship to Recruitment & Retention Although there have been intermittent periods of reprieve from the nursing shortage in the U.S., this lack of availability has more often than not repeated itself. These...

Criticality of the Chief Nursing Officer

Criticality of the Chief Nursing Officer

Success or Failure is in Your Hands Although the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is both necessary and critical to any hospital organization, it may be surprising to recognize that little has been published about why this is true. The intangible factors associated with...

The Value-Based Purchasing Vaccine

The Value-Based Purchasing Vaccine

How Pursuit of Nursing Excellence Inoculates Hospitals to Maximize Value-Based Purchasing Reimbursement Nursing excellence is an essential piece of the reimbursement equation in the Accountable Care Act’s Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) program. VBP links a portion of...

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Improving the Patient Experience – 6 Leadership Keys to Success

Introduction Leadership is crucial to inspiring, instilling, and facilitating change. Success requires a Leader who understands and acts with integrity and intelligence in response to the dynamics surrounding the patient experience. Any action for improvement begins...

Nursing Shortage

An Examination of the Nursing Shortage & its Relationship to Recruitment & Retention Although there have been intermittent periods of reprieve from the nursing shortage in the U.S., this lack of availability has more often than not repeated itself. These...

Criticality of the Chief Nursing Officer

Success or Failure is in Your Hands Although the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) is both necessary and critical to any hospital organization, it may be surprising to recognize that little has been published about why this is true. The intangible factors associated with...

The Value-Based Purchasing Vaccine

How Pursuit of Nursing Excellence Inoculates Hospitals to Maximize Value-Based Purchasing Reimbursement Nursing excellence is an essential piece of the reimbursement equation in the Accountable Care Act’s Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) program. VBP links a portion of...

Pitfalls of Stretch Coverage

8 Consequences of Using Stretch Coverage for an Open Leadership Position There is no doubt we live and work in an age of budget constraints, scrutiny and having to do more with less. When hospitals are faced with critical and unexpected leadership gaps, it is not...

Why Turn Around Time Is Important

Time is NOT on Your Side: How to Find the Right Leader in 120 Days – Turn Around Time is Important Turn around time to find the right leader for your organization is critical. Consider the following situation: Your Emergency Director just retired after 25 years...

Manage the Big 4 Threats To Success

The Big 4 Threats Preventing You From Finding The Right Leaders For Your Hospital You’ve probably experienced this issue many times over your career: leadership gaps that continue to go unfilled for months – maybe even years. Over the last 18 years, HealthLinx has...

Talent Acquisition In Hospitals

Do You Have The Right Leadership In Place? Leadership is a critical function in today’s healthcare systems. Having the right leaders in place can have a positive financial impact on your facility, while having the wrong leaders in place could cost your...

Writing the Magnet Document

Five Tips for Great Narratives Writing the Sources of Evidence narratives for the Magnet® document can seem overwhelming. How do you tell your story, convey your message and demonstrate achievements in a manner that is easy to read, clear and concise, and leaves no...

What Is Copy Editing?

An Introduction to the Tools Used to Improve Writing Quality After putting in years of work to implement processes and achieve outcomes, and countless hours writing your narratives, you will want to present a professional Magnet® document that reflects the same...

Strategic Planning

Preparing for Success in Your Magnet Journey® The key to strategic planning is doing it. If there is no plan, then there is no consensus on direction, no prioritizing resources for the common good and no excellence. One of the biggest risks in health care today is...

The Magnet Project Director: Driving Excellence

The Role and Responsibilities of the MPD Launching a successful Magnet Journey® begins with several key requirements. At the top of this list is having a dedicated Magnet Project Director (MPD), an engaged Magnet Steering Committee and a solid plan for completing a...