Costly Problems with Patient Safety? HCAHPS?
Struggles with Staff Disengagement? Turnover?

The PROPEL Performance Improvement Program

Proven in 15 years of research to:
  • Enhance staff wellbeing to overcome burnout
  • Empower multidisciplinary teams to cultivate engagement
  • Utilize positive attitudes and engaged teams to achieve remarkable results:
  • Falls down 88% HAI's reduced 45% HCAHPS up 55% Turnover decreased 77%

PROPEL to Quality Healthcare:

Six Steps to improve Patient Care, Staff Engagement, and the Bottom LineCRC Press 2017

This powerful book based on the new science of Positive Psychology includes real-life experiences of doctors, nurses and administrators who learned to use the PROPEL program:

  • Staff turnover dropped 80%
  • Staff callout and FMLA decreased 75%
  • Pediatric MRI scheduling driven down from weeks to days
  • ED diversion due to psychiatric patient boarding virtually eliminated
  • Patient fall rate cut by 70%
  • Use of agency & traveler nurses abolished
  • Patient satisfaction up by 50%
Learn more about the PROPEL Book.

Learn to PROPEL High-Performance

Talk to Dr. Tom Muha

  • Dr. Tom Muha is an organizational psychologist with a passion for helping healthcare teams perform at their best.
  • PROPEL was launched in 2005 and has been thoroughly researched at several major academic medical centers.
  • Dr. Muha has brought PROPEL to organizations across the country, including Children's National Medical Center, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Sinai Hospital and many others.
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  • Collect staff perspectives to identify blocks to optimal performance
  • Develop performance improvement plans with evidence-based solutions
  • Develop change management skills proven to transform work environments
Learn about healthcare performance consulting services.


  • Help leaders at all levels learn how to sustain high-performance
  • Provide evidence-based tools for improving staff relationships
  • Coach leaders and staff on applying success strategies to current challenges
Learn about healthcare leadership coaching services.


  • Stimulating stories illustrate how to create high-performing healthcare teams
  • Practical tools empower leaders to make improvements in themselves & staff
  • Evidence-based strategies for engaging employees to be at their best
Learn about keynote speeches for healthcare teams.


  • Learn at your own pace, in your own time
  • Programs available for individuals or teams
  • Custom programs also available
Learn about online courses for healthcare professionals.


  • Make a difference in healthcare settings using our proven methods
  • Learn PROPEL Coaching skills to deliver high-value services
  • Become a PROPEL Consultant and receive access to powerful online tools
Learn how to become a PROPEL coach.