Safety Leadership: Overcoming & Avoiding Bias

Christina's Considerations

Earlier this year I wrote an article for healthcare professionals on safety leadership. The idea is that scientific methods, standardization and reliability are not enough to reduce error and failure. Sometimes human performance in the actual environment of care is.

Health IT leadership shakeup

Morning eHealth

Baby steps for FCC’s telehealth pilot — BadRabbit strikes 4 hospitals

Intent, Insiders/Outsiders and Insights — Disney Institute’s Women’s Leadership Summit

Health Populi

I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to spend much of this week at the inaugural Disney Institute Women’s Leadership Summit. There’s another verb that Julianna called out: “Leadership,” is not a noun, she asserted. There are many forms of magic inspired by Disney, the company.

Hospital Cybersecurity 2019: Seven Leadership-Level Strategies

Phoenix Health Systems

Here we offer our seven top recommendations to hospital leadership to help realize immediate improvements in their hospital’s defenses against cybersecurity threats. Leadership has traditionally considered security to be strictly an IT concern. Dangerous cybersecurity attacks have become a sweeping problem across our healthcare industry, with most hospitals having experienced not one or two, but many threats in the last three years.

Rock Health: Slow gains for female leadership in digital health

Mobi Health News

The report, which includes a mix of online sources and survey responses of hundreds of women in the industry, found the percentage of women represented in digital health leadership particularly lacking. Things are tough for women working in healthcare, according to a new report by RockHealth.

SPM’s team leadership search for 2019

Society for Participatory Medicine

Like many associations, SPM has concentric circles of leadership (all volunteers) who work tirelessly to advance the Society and its mission. The senior leadership comprises the chair, president, president-elect, past-president/vice-chair, and the acting executive director.

Telemedicine Front and Center at the AHA Rural Leadership Conference.

eVisit

The American Hospital Association (AHA) just held its 32nd Annual Rural Health Care Leadership Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, and it provided an excellent opportunity to speak to individuals living and working in healthcare in those underserved communities.

Chutes & Ladders—Memorial Hermann, Cedars-Sinai announce leadership moves

FierceHealthIT

Memorial Hermann brings on chief experience officer; Cedars-Sinai names founding chairwoman of its new Smidt Heart Institute Department of Cardiology; Ohio State University names CEO of cancer center

Key Takeaways from the West Health Summit and the Telemed Leadership Forum

Digital Health Today

I recently had the pleasure of attending two events in Washington, DC: West Health’s Healthcare Costs Innovation Summit and URAC’s Telemed Leadership Forum. This recognition was clearly shared by participants in the Telemed Leadership Forum days later.

CISOs need to unleash the power of storytelling to make cybersecurity real to boards, leadership: report

FierceHealthIT

One strategy to more effectively address cybersecurity with board leadership is to use the power of storytelling and narrative to make it real, according to a new report

Google Taps Geisinger CEO David Feinberg to Assume Healthcare Leadership Role

Healthcare Informatics

Geisinger Health System CEO David Feinberg has been tapped by Google to assume a leadership role over its healthcare initiatives

Are Nurses Getting Elevated to Leadership Levels? A New Study Explores

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Both clinical and business leaders value the innovation and clinical acumen skills nurses bring to their organizations at most levels—just not at the leadership level, according to a new study released by The BDO Center for Healthcare Excellence

Healthcare Value Unbounded

Healthcare IT Today

Creating a high-value conversation about Healthcare with Kathleen Aller at the Healthcare Leadership Conference by InterSystems.

Experian acquires MyHealthDirect, strengthening leadership position in patient access and engagement

Healthcare IT Today

VA $16B EHR project moving forward without key governance leadership in place

FierceHealthIT

The Department of Veterans Affairs is moving forward with a $16 billion EHR project slated to go live at pilot sites in 10 months without key governance leadership in place.

Impicciche to take Ascension's CEO role amid number of top leadership changes

FierceHealthIT

Louis-based healthcare giant announced a handful of leadership changes including a new CFO and COO Ascension Health's President Joseph R. Impicciche will take on the role of Transitional President and CEO starting July 1, the Catholic health-giant announced on Tuesday. The St.

Health IT Industry Outlook Survey Reveals Six Key Leadership Trends for 2019

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Health IT Industry Outlook Survey Reveals Six Key Leadership Trends for 2019 appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

MGMA18: When it comes to leadership, Simon Sinek gives failing grade to politicians and healthcare executives

FierceHealthIT

Simon Sinek, the author and lecturer, knows a lot about business and leadership. And he says the country’s political leaders and many healthcare executives have something in common: They are doing a lousy job

Michael Archuletta: 4 Things Startups Should Know about Rural American Healthcare Innovation

Healthcare IT Today

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Leadership rounds could encourage open dialogue on infection control, study finds

FierceHealthIT

Leadership rounds can encourage conversation with frontline staff on crucial issues, and a new study suggests that could lead to better infection control

Michael Archuleta: 4 Things Startups Should Know about Rural American Healthcare Innovation

Healthcare IT Today

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CVS-Aetna future leadership takes shape: Who's in and who's out

FierceHealthIT

The Department of Justice is reviewing the proposed CVS-Aetna merger that is expected to close by the end of the year, but the companies have already announced their new joint leadership

Surprising Number of Healthcare Employees Have No Cybersecurity Training

Healthcare IT Today

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Healthcare Roundup—VA announces leadership shakeup; Providers offer big bonuses to attract APPs

FierceHealthIT

The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced some upcoming leadership changes; providers are offering plenty of incentives to draw in advanced practice clinicians; plus more healthcare headlines

Four Technologies Improving Rural Quality of Care

Healthcare IT Today

Administration Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT IT Dev Ops Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Chris Logan Rural Health VMwareThe following is a guest blog post by Chris Logan, Director, Healthcare Industry Strategy at VMware.

Lawmakers cite VA leadership holes in EHR implementation with first go-live scheduled for 2020

FierceHealthIT

Members of the House Veterans Affairs Committee worried that unfilled leadership positions and concerns about the VA's acting CIO would derail the Cerner implementation. Agency officials said they have identified three sites in Washington where the Cerner system will be live by March 2020

Industry Voices—To improve care quality, embrace diversity in healthcare leadership roles

FierceHealthIT

Hino, regional director of operations for Surgery Partners, LLC, explores diversity in healthcare leadership and how organizations can affect change. Diversity in leadership leads to improvements in quality of care for all ethnic groups," he writes in this contributed post. Raymond T. Language barriers, cultural norms and healthcare access can all dramatically affect healthcare outcomes."

MIPS Quality Scores Are Now Public

Healthcare IT Today

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Why On Earth Are Physicians Still Collecting Patient Data Using Paper Forms?

Healthcare IT Today

Administration Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Healthcare IT IT CMS. As part of its “Patients over Paperwork” effort, CMS recently issued a Request for Information seeking new ideas on reducing levels of administrative burden. The initiative seems to be making a serious impact.

Healthcare Roundup—Leadership changes at Press Ganey; Mount Sinai invests in meal-delivery service

FierceHealthIT

Press Ganey has elevated CEO Patrick Ryan to executive chairman, plus more healthcare headlines

How Facial Recognition Software Is Revolutionizing Hospital Security, Care, Human Resources

Healthcare IT Today

Administration C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT HIM Hospital - Health System Emotion Detection Facial Recognition Healthcare Fraud Protection Patient Identification Physician BurnoutThe following is a guest blog post by Yaroslav Kuflinski.

Making Standards Work in Health Care: Interoperability, Open Source, and Other Impacts

Healthcare IT Today

Administration Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT LTPAC Regulations Data Sharing FHIR Grahame Grieve Healthcare Interoperability hl7 Kenneth D. Standards are both critical and frustrating.

MIPS Audits: Lessons Learned from Meaningful Use

Healthcare IT Today

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The Divide Between Healthcare Marketing (CMO) and Healthcare IT (CIO) Is Deep

Healthcare IT Today

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Payer Roundup—UnitedHealth announces Optum leadership changes; Premera to invest tax savings in state exchanges

FierceHealthIT

UnitedHealth has announced a leadership shakeup at Optum; Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska intends to invest its tax savings in the state's ACA exchanges; and more health insurance headlines

Healthcare roundup—Atrium-UNC talks stuck on leadership concerns; Ex-RWJBarnabus staffers file whistleblower suit

FierceHealthIT

Atrium Health and UNC Health Care's merger talks continue, but they've hit a snag over leadership concerns; two ex-employees have filed a whistleblower suit against RWJBarnabus Health, plus more healthcare news from around the web

Technologies Helping Medical Practices Boost Patient Engagement, Efficiency

Healthcare IT Today

While there are obviously many options available, a small handful of technologies seem to have the greatest impact on patient engagement and efficiency within medical practices, according to a new survey.

Advertising Spend Increases at Hospitals Where a Breach Has Occurred

Healthcare IT Today

Administration C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Security and Privacy Harvard T.H. As we all know, massive data breaches have become far too common in recent times.

How AI is Shaping Healthcare Operations – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

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Ongoing Training and Physician Burnout – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

HITsm C-Suite Leadership Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT #HITsm Topics EHR Training ERP Training Health IT Training Physician BurnoutWe’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 8/30 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).