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Article by Elizabeth L. Métraux, Dana Hiniker & Patrick Kinner
Can a simple dinner create community among health care providers?
Article by Kedar S. Mate & Jeff Rakover
Adoption of a clear rhythm-of-performance measurement and communication via huddles and visual management can affect a culture of staff engagement and continuous value improvement.
Article by Susan J. Rehm, Katherine Bulava, Andrea Sikon, J. Harry Isaacson & Sumita B. Khatri
Cleveland Clinic formed the Practice Innovation and Professional Fulfillment Office to create and sustain an environment that allows clinicians and scientists to thrive through barrier removal, culture change, and support for personal well-being.
Article by Kathryn I. Pollak, Xiaomei Gao & Laura P. Svetkey
The effect of one-on-one communication coaching on clinicians’ communication skills and patients’ satisfaction.
Insights Report by Sandra Gittlen
Though NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members acknowledge a lack of advancement opportunities for nurse leaders, two-thirds of their organizations have a nurse leader career path.
Insights Report by Stephen Swensen & Susan M. Robel
Nurses are traditionally the backbone of patient care. They form the largest percentage of the health care workforce, far outstripping physicians. But are nurses leaders as well as doers?
Article by Timothy W. Jahn
Hospital and system leaders need to sharpen the focus of CMO roles to include system-wide considerations beyond the walls of the hospital.
Article by Gregg S. Meyer, O’Neil Britton & Daniel Gross
Salient lessons learned over multiple electronic health record implementations.
Article by Susan P. Ehrlich & John S. Toussaint
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital deployed its new leadership culture, which emphasizes staff decision-making, self-reflection, and clarity in defining problems and goals, to successfully address a crisis involving record-high patient volumes.
Article by Sumita B. Khatri
Creating a truly collaborative community involves connecting the right people at the right time and in the right places.