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

Overview

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.

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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