The healthcare industry is evolving with the exponential increase in the exploration of artificial intelligence (AI). There’s a lot that’s driving demand for AI in healthcare, from the explosion of data and cognitive overload to never-ending documentation and even physician burnout. These implications go far beyond technology, points out the Everest Group, with the majority of AI decisions impacting everything from customer experience to cost to business processes.
A few years ago I went to my primary care office for my annual check-up. When I walked into the waiting room there was a sign on the wall that read “If you haven’t been helped within 15 minutes, please check back with the front desk.” Overall the office had always been very efficient and helpful, and I rarely waited for more than a few minutes, so I certainly don’t have any complaints.
I’ve heard the comments…”there should be no fun in the workplace” and “they call it job for a reason.” However, since many of us spend 30%+ of our time at work and another 20-30% of our time sleeping, it is good to find those fun times at work…What’s going on in your workplace to make it more enjoyable for you and your colleagues?
Recently, I was part of one of our clinical service line annual retreats. The focus was on several performance goals in support of our organization’s strategic priorities. The group’s dialogue constantly moved us towards a shared vision. It was inspiring and refreshing to be part of this discussion.
In a recent post, I shared our health system’s four strategic priorities and how each facility and every department cascades these priorities to their respective areas and to every individual working in them. Every week during orientation, I remind new and returning employees about 5 key things that are key to ensuring they could help …