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Team Care

Teamwork makes the dream work. It takes the entire medical team of physicians, registered nurses, and medical specialists being on the same page. What strategies and initiatives work best for sustaining teams within a department and across disciplines for effective coordination of care?

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Balancing Mission and Margin

How do health care organizations without much margin balance that with their mission to provide top-notch care?

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Seven Challenges and Seven Solutions for Large-Scale EHR Implementations

Salient lessons learned over multiple electronic health record implementations.

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Leadership

Health Care Teams with Grit

Four key elements that characterize gritty individuals, gritty teams, and gritty organizations.

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The Crucial Role of Connectors in Large Health Care Organizations

Creating a truly collaborative community involves connecting the right people at the right time and in the right places.

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Leadership

Esprit de Corps: Turning Vicious Cycle Virtuous

Esprit de corps is the single most important indicator in which health care organizations have control over patient experience, outcomes, safety, and cost. How to get there? By co-creating quality.

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Leadership

NEJM Catalyst Roundtable Report: Seeking Solutions to Physician Burnout

An NEJM Catalyst roundtable sponsored by IBM Watson Health brought together four experts, all deeply engaged in reducing physician burnout from different perspectives, to share in a robust discussion.

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Patient Engagement

Improving Hospitalist Patient Experience Scores: The Importance of Physician-to-Physician Coaching and Medical Director Engagement

With the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services incorporating patient experience into Value-Based Purchasing metrics, hospital leaders must focus on improving this important aspect of patient care.

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Combating Clinician Burnout with Community-Building

Improving morale and reducing turnover with peer-support meetings and shared group email lists for clinicians.

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Leadership

Applying Community Organizing Principles to Restore Joy in Work

IHI offers four lessons on how to nurture joy in the health care workforce.

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Leadership

Using Daily Management and Visual Boards to Improve Key Indicators and Staff Engagement

Baptist Health leverages Daily Management as a way to engage frontline staff and create a data-driven problem-solving culture to help the health system achieve its goals.

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