It’s official. Summer’s almost over. While the season filled with BBQs, lazy poolside days and delicious cold treats is coming to an end, you shouldn’t be upset! Why?
- Extra hour in the fall = sleeping in
- No more chocolate melting before you can eat it
- Football’s back
- No more (or significantly fewer) bugs
Still not convinced?
Check out Action for Better Healthcare’s 10 most-read posts to fight the end of summer daze!
What’s the secret weapon to tackle culture change? And how can you get staff onboard? Here are the 5 ways Catawba Valley Medical Center involved staff in culture change (and tips on how you can too)!
The difficult behind-the-scenes job of getting the right product, at the right time, in front of the right patients, at the right cost is historically a little unglamorous. But that’s changing. Here are 3 ways supply chain leaders can make sure supply chain rises to the top as one of the major priorities.
Texas Health Azle has been honored as a top performing hospital for 3 years in a row. But how’d they get there? Check out their 6 tips for quality improvement.
Research analyst. Pharmacokinetic guru. Patient advocate. Educational physchologist. These are just a few ways to describe a day in the life of a clinical pharmacist.
Federal policies have focused on conditions thought to be preventable using evidence-based practices. These conditions are usually rare-occurring events and using only this narrow list of conditions, hospitals are potentially missing opportunities to identify harm. What other complications should you look at to lower mortality, length of stay and costs?
Lean seems to be the big buzz in healthcare nowadays. So why have some systems been successful while others falter and fail? Check out the 3 most common reasons Lean fails in healthcare.
As healthcare organizations develop business intelligence and enterprise-wide analytics capabilities, they typically go through 5 stages. Which stage are you in? (Plus there’s a movie clip of Brad Pitt!)
Whether it’s population health management, standardizing the supply chain or clinical performance, getting physicians engaged is central to success. Check out the 3 reasons physician engagement matters to your bottom line.
With reimbursement cuts, the need to invest in technology and the overall uncertain healthcare environment, non-acute providers must continue to find new ways to cut costs. Check out the 4 ways non-acute providers can save with a GPO.
Ever wonder what it’s like to work at Premier? One of our 2014 summer interns spills all of the details.
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