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This past weekend, I found myself spending Saturday afternoon in the waiting room of a local Urgent Care clinic as a family member saw a physician. While I can report back that the physicians were spectacular, I cannot say the entire experience was grade A. When we arrived, the large waiting room was full of

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In a recent piece from HealthLeaders, physician engagement was rated the most difficult “aspect of managing physicians in your hospital or health system”.  This facet was ranked the highest barrier by almost half (42%) of respondents.  In the field of healthcare, physicians are trained to focus on data entry, diagnosis and the functionality of their

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What does it take to bring about change in an organization?  With the importance of reimbursement and HCAHAPS, we know healthcare executives are placing a greater amount of attention on patient satisfaction.  While acknowledging the need for improvement is half the battle, bringing about an actual change is quite another.  In the 2013 HealthLeaders Media

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Ask anyone about the best boss they’ve ever had along with the worst and you are such to stir up numerous memories.  For the most part, we have all had bosses that encouraged, inspired and motivated… along with another possessing the opposite characteristics that resulted in more of a ego-crushing, dread-going-to-work type feelings. Leaders do

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Leave a group of employees alone and one of two outcomes will occur.  Groups will either continue to abide by the guidelines set before them, or they will act out as if they have no responsibilities to perform.  How do you feel your employees would act in a situation such as this? Over the past

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With the emphasis we place on our client’s customer service, we are always keeping our eyes open to observe interesting customer service experiences.  I had one such experience last week; one I thought could be the worst of my entire 2012.  However, due to an extremely polite, apologetic employee, he managed the best save of

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This time of year is a great time to focus on what we are so thankful for; family, friends, health…. employees??  It seems each day a new article is written, or study published that proves the intrinsic relationship between customer service levels and employee engagement/satisfaction.  In short, the happier your employees are… the better the

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Engaged: busy or occupied; involved. These days, with the wide range of distractions that present themselves at work; it is quite simple to be “busy” or “occupied”.  The true key to being engaged in the workplace is the ladder of the definition, “involved”.  Are you involved in the work you produce, or are you merely

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