95 Results for Leadership

Some people who find themselves in executive positions occasionally doubt their leadership skills, believing they aren’t “born leaders.”

There are many ways to communicate with your people, so don’t burn them out by calling too many meetings. Better manage your time as well as theirs by innovating additional ways to connect....

Based on how a leader behaves, workplaces can easily develop hierarchies grounded in social or friendship status instead of professional abilities....

Running a surgery center can be highly stressful. But while you’re carrying that heavy load, remember that many of your employees are under stress, too....

Open your mind to different perspectives with the understanding that you may not always be “in the right” in every situation....

Ten years ago, I walked into a meeting with my current business partner, and he listed a handful of goals on a single eight-and-a-half by eleven-inch sheet of paper. A decade later, we’ve achieved all of those original goals....

It has happened to me throughout my entire career. I’d walk into a different department to see a patient before surgery and be mistaken for a housekeeper, transporter or dietary staff member....

When RaDonda Vaught was found guilty of criminally negligent homicide for a fatal medication error that she self-reported, the ruling sent shockwaves across the medical community and left nurses fearful the criminalization of medical mistakes could...

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020, surgical leaders and their teams have dealt with unprecedented levels of stress, as well as exceedingly volatile staffing situations....

In a world where frontline healthcare workers are being challenged more than ever before, it can be tough to convince your nurses and techs to step up and fill leadership roles in the OR and throughout your outpatient surgery facility....

What is your leadership style? That question has been posed to me virtually every time I interviewed for a leadership position, and it’s a question I’ve often asked candidates myself. I no longer ask the leadership-style question. It simply doesn’t get to...

It looks at one of the core challenges the American healthcare system faces today, through the lens of interviews with experts across the healthcare spectrum, by exploring solutions to the problem, rather than maliciously...

Teams in sterile processing departments are often tasked to do more with less, especially when surgeons push to perform more cases than the instrument inventory can handle and reprocessing techs are pressured...

No industry has been untouched by the Great Resignation, with organizations of all sizes and kinds struggling to retain their best employees — forget finding new talent to fill open positions. The healthcare field has been particularly hard hit...

Sure, you know the workplace personalities of your staff, but how well do you really know them? Here’s a fun and effective way to find out more about the people you work with. Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center...

There are plenty of ways for surgical nurses to develop their leadership skills outside of the OR. Nurses who share their expertise enhance their own knowledge and skill level...

Celebrating National Nurses Month in May highlighted the importance of showing staff how much they’re respected and how much their hard work is appreciated. Ownership at Florida Medical Clinic came up with several ways...

You likely have a natural skill for spotting areas of needed improvement and identifying the changes your facility needs to make. Of course, identifying those areas...

When Robert Bray, MD, learned that DISC Sports and Spine Center in Newport Beach, Calif., achieved accreditation for the fifth consecutive year, he was already looking forward to the next one. The neurosurgeon...

The extraordinary measures nurses took to combat COVID-19 has taken their toll on the profession and continue to worsen the ongoing crisis for the nursing workforce....

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