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Safety 101 Syllabus: Select, Develop and Engage Your Board

When it comes to achieving zero harm in healthcare, there is no silver bullet solution. In every healthcare organization, the ultimate responsibility for system-based errors and their resulting costs rests with the CEO and the governing board.

discover the necessities of selecting, developing and engaging your board
Podcast

Behavioral Health Treatment and Access in Turbulent Times

On the latest episode of our Healthcare Executive Podcast, John Boyd, PsyD, FACHE, talks about opportunities in integrated behavioral health treatment and outreach, as well as the vast impacts that COVID-19 and racial injustice have on furthering patient and community care.
*Note: Also available on iTunes.

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Reflections on Leadership During a Pandemic

Genevive, a geriatric medical practice in Minnesota specializing in providing medical care and care management for frail older adults in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, learned firsthand how COVID-19 hit the geriatric community hard and fast.
learn a few steps to lead during a pandemic
Article

Health Disparities and the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed many things about America. It has cast a particularly harsh light on the failings of some U.S. systems. One attribute of this system that the pandemic has highlighted is the health disparities that exist among various groups within the population.
learn the steps to assure healthcare protects the population’s health
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Creating a Healthier, More Equitable Future

For many weeks, the healthcare community has been immersed in taking care of patients and families and getting through the pandemic. While we are slowly emerging and the rise of COVID-19 incidences lessens for many, we have a more enduring toll to face in racial injustice.
read more from president/ceo Deborah J. Bowen, FACHE, CAE
Healthcare Executive Magazine

Advice for Times of Crisis and for Every Day

Discover approaches to physician satisfaction, explore healthcare’s emerging reality post-COVID-19, gain insights on crisis leadership and more.
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Article

What Are We Waiting For?

In the course of patient care, now is the opportunity to identify those resources that healthcare professionals find themselves waiting for the most. 
read more from Chris Strear, MD, FACEP
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Pride Month Perspectives from ACHE’s LGBTQ Forum Chair

Beyond the celebrations and festivities that typically occur during the month of June, Pride is a moment for us to recognize the progress that has been made for the LGBTQ community.
read more from Stephan Davis, DNP, FACHE
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Safety 101 Syllabus: Prioritize Safety in Selection and Development of Leaders

Between the high contagiousness and rapid spread of COVID-19, patient surges, shortages of personal protective equipment and ventilators, and limited testing supplies, keeping staff and patients safe has become particularly challenging and especially important.
learn tactics to help prioritize safety in your professional development
Article

Postgraduate Fellowship Insights and Resources from Executives

In the healthcare job market, the experience gained through participation in a postgraduate fellowship can provide a competitive advantage to an early careerist.
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Article

Restarting Elective Procedures During COVID-19

For the past several months, addressing immediate issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic has been the dominant focus of the healthcare field. While medical professionals are still working to understand and mitigate the impact of this virus, many of the day-to-day operations of their organizations, including elective surgical procedures, have been put on hold

discover the ways to resume elective procedures
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Optimizing ED Patient Flow for COVID-19

Emergency departments serve as the front door for many hospitals, so the need for effective patient streaming flows has always been imperative. That said, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused patient volumes to surge in many communities and has presented ED leaders with the additional challenge of trying to mitigate the risks of virus contagion and spread.
learn why safe care delivery is all about patient flow
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Three Ways to Prepare for Job Searches in a Pandemic

The unprecedented events caused by COVID-19 have generated a lot of uncertainty within the job market, especially in healthcare. Fortunately, many organizations that have shifted to a virtual working environment are using more innovative ways to hire new staff while following social distancing guidelines.
learn how to prepare for new opportunities
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Supply Chain Management in the Midst of COVID-19

Despite our best efforts, no amount of planning prepared healthcare for this global pandemic and its dramatic impact on supply availability. COVID-19 has demonstrated just how fragile the supply chain can become in a few short weeks.
See how COVID-19 challenges affect supply chain management
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Celebrating Nurses and Front-line Workers: A New Kind of Hero

Amid a global pandemic unlike any we’ve seen in this lifetime, there have been countless stories of nurses and other front-line healthcare workers going to extraordinary lengths to fulfill their calling.
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Improvising Personal Protective Equipment during COVID-19

As hospitals face shortages of personal protective equipment, it is important to know what is regulated, what is not regulated and how to navigate the gray area in between.
discover alternatives to PPE
Article

Leadership Growth During Times of Crisis

Jamie Haeuser knows all too well how times of crisis can disrupt both the healthcare system and the plans of those within it.
learn how to lead in times of crisis
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Leading During the COVID-19 Crisis: Building Upon Our Strengths and Addressing Our Weaknesses

With the single aim of saving lives from the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare executives are in the trenches with medical teams, cleaning crews, local and state governments, payers, researchers and suppliers, and area hospitals.
will you be ready for what's ahead?
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Managing COVID-19: Physician Leadership Priorities for Employed Physician Networks

The front-line, immediate impact of COVID-19 is being felt daily, hourly, by health systems across the country. From the perspective of the employed ambulatory network of providers within a health system, there has been tremendous disruption.
see how a proactive plan with engaged physician leaders is essential for success
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Volunteer Recruitment Resources

As the healthcare community works tirelessly to understand and mitigate the impact of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations have found themselves in need of volunteers to maintain vital programs and initiatives.
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COVID-19 Resources for Healthcare Professionals

As the world faces the COVID-19 pandemic, we are grateful to those of you in healthcare for your ongoing efforts to mitigate the impact of this crisis within your communities.
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