Establishing a Positive Mindset in Healthcare

April 4, 2018

Trying to make sustainable improvements in areas such as patient safety and satisfaction can prove to be challenging. Healthcare leaders can become frustrated or discouraged when obstacles to achieving lasting change continue to derail their best laid plans. The walls that stand between us and what we want are not a sign that it’s impossible […]

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A Hospital CEO’s Story

March 15, 2018

In his former position as COO, Robert had spent years observing the ill effects of the command-and-control style of his predecessor.  Power was concentrated at the top with communications flowing down; it was a trickle-down formula that made it impossible for anyone else to make a contribution for improving the workplace.  As a result, Robert […]

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Is Positive Psychology Fluff or Financially Beneficial?

March 8, 2018

Some healthcare leaders dismiss teaching employees the principles of Positive Psychology as “fluff,” insisting that their focus must be on hardcore business results. The evidence shows when staff create more positive engagement in their workplace, they also generate solid financial results. In hospitals, the cost of turnover on units has been carefully studied, making it […]

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