Leading Healthcare Cultures: How Human Capital Drives Financial Performance

Leading Healthcare Cultures: How Human Capital Drives Financial Performance

by Thomas A. Atchison, Greg Carlson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1567933033

ISBN-13: 9781567933031

Pub. Date: 12/01/2008

Publisher: Health Administration Press

Does your organization have clearly articulated values? Are you focusing on your people as much as your profits? A values-based culture emphasizes the important role that human capital-the collective contributions of an organization's employees-plays in long-term financial and operational success. Learn how to leverage both human and financial capital to improve

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Does your organization have clearly articulated values? Are you focusing on your people as much as your profits? A values-based culture emphasizes the important role that human capital-the collective contributions of an organization's employees-plays in long-term financial and operational success. Learn how to leverage both human and financial capital to improve employee and patient satisfaction, physician relationships, and profitability. Includes strategies for:
• Integrating your finance department into the culture of your organization
• Breaking down the silos that exist between departments
• Involving the medical staff to build a culture designed to improve physician-hospital relations
• Uniting the team by openly sharing information and promoting shared accountability
• Focusing on organizational values as the foundation for the budgeting process
• Measuring, analyzing, evaluating, and reporting human capital data
• Creating a "Chief People Officer" charged with leading all human capital activities Also includes self-reflection questions to help you determine the next steps for your organization.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567933031
Publisher:
Health Administration Press
Publication date:
12/01/2008
Series:
Executive Essentials Series
Edition description:
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE EXEC
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.20(d)

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