Healthcare labor union activity gains steam: The consequences for hospitals and health systems
Note: The lead section of this article was updated Oct. 16 with news of a tentative agreement between Kaiser Permanente and the unions. When around 75,000 staff at Kaiser Permanente went on strike for three days starting Oct. 4, they represented more than just the largest-ever labor stoppage in the healthcare industry. They also exemplified…
Annual Conference: Body-language expert Scott Rouse explains how to read others and make a good impression
People who know how to read body language can gain a significant advantage in their interpersonal relations, an expert said during Monday’s keynote session at HFMA’s Annual Conference. Scott Rouse, a behavior analyst and body-language expert who works with law-enforcement agencies and major corporations, said awareness of body language is key to quickly establishing connections…
Sleepless in the C-suite: Workforce, Part 2
In the second episode of HFMA's special series on the healthcare workforce, we focus on ways clinical workers need support from their leaders. HFMA's Todd Nelson, Janae Sharp of the Sharp Index, and FinThrive's Jonathan Wiik talk about shortages of clinical workers and offering help to those who remain.
If you want the solution to staffing challenges in healthcare, try asking your staff.
Workers' expectations have changed. Leadership in healthcare needs to change too. Julie Hamilton of Core Rising discusses how industry leaders can keep up with the times.