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The PROPEL Institute and Dr.Tom Muha

About the PROPEL Institute

  • For the last 15 years we have been leaders in bringing positive psychology – the science of optimal functioning – to healthcare organizations.
  • Our IRB approved research in major academic medical settings  has proven that using The PROPEL Principles improves performance.
  • Read about how we achieved remarkable results in PROPEL to Quality Healthcare. Become a mentor to your rising stars.

About Dr. Tom Muha

Author and speaker Dr. Tom Muha is a psychologist with over 30 years of experience in delivering evidence-based coaching to individuals and teams who are seeking proven methods for achieving higher levels of personal well-being and professional performance.

As the science of optimal human functioning has emerged, Dr. Muha has become a leading practitioner of Positive Psychology. He has been at the forefront in the study of how people involved in healthcare systems can achieve the highest levels of success and satisfaction.

His research at several major academic medical centers across the Baltimore Washington area has enabled Dr. Muha to develop The PROPEL Principles. His book, PROPEL to Quality Healthcare, provides a proven six step formula for improving patient care, staff engagement and the bottom line.

Teaching people to use the PROPEL positive psychology principles has been shown to significantly enhance life satisfaction, loving relationships, job engagement and team effectiveness. PROPEL coaching enables people to learn how to reignite passion, create collaborative relationships, rekindle optimism, develop strengths, replenish energy and leave a meaningful legacy.

Dr. Muha has been a keynote speaker and workshop presenter at some of the world’s top healthcare organizations, including the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, the Magnet Recognition Program’s Pathways to Excellence, HeathStream’s Healthcare Summit, American Organization of Nurse Executives and Sigma Theta Tau.

Dr. Muha received his Doctoral degree in Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in 1977. He is the founder of The PROPEL Institute, LLC. He has written a weekly newspaper column focusing on Positive Psychology for the Capital Gazette newspaper chain for over 28 years.

According to Gallup research, 50 percent of hospital-employed RNs report being “disengaged” and 15 percent as “actively disengaged”.

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