Poor food intake is known to lead to malnutrition in long-term care, but determinants of food intake are not fully understood, hampering the development of interventions to maintain the nutritional status of residents. Our speaker is Professor. Heather Keller, the Schlegel Research Chair in Nutrition & Aging at the University of Waterloo. This webinar is based on her research regarding resident, unit, staff, and facility variables associated with food intake and strategies for improving food intake.
Collaboration between and among physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and other clinical and administrative professionals will play an increasingly important role in the future of healthcare. This webinar highlights the findings of a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation study designed to identify practices that promote effective interprofessional collaboration (IPC). We define the practices, explore their potential to contribute to a culture of IPC, and look at their impact on high quality, patient-centered care through specific examples of innovative pilots and initiatives from leading healthcare institutions across the country.
Involved and experienced physician leaders are essential for healthcare organizations to meet the growing challenges of today’s healthcare environment. Physician leaders are now an integral part of the senior management team and require an expanded skillset and experience.
With the rapidly changing healthcare landscape, developing leadership talent in organizations is critically important. This is not a one-time task, but a process and a commitment. Our speaker, Susan Servais, ZurickDavis Senior Vice President, will discuss major bumps on the succession planning road–with advice on how to smooth them out.
Achieving high quality, high value, safe care in a financially constrained environment is a given for today’s healthcare providers. Optimally matching the capacity to deliver care to patient demand patterns is at the heart of our ability to achieve these goals. Our speaker, Sandeep Green Vaswani, is from the Institute for Healthcare Optimization, a not for profit organization focused on bringing the science and practice of operations management to healthcare delivery.
Many factors contribute to burnout on both individual and organizational levels. As a leader, how do you know if your decisions will be inspiring or de-motivating? How important is autonomy in work? As an individual, which strategy should you use to prevent personal burnout? What is emotion regulation and how do you use it? Join us for this Webinar with Dr. Jeanine Joy, a sought after speaker and trainer. She delights in and focuses on making complex subjects simple to understand.
Given the rapidly changing healthcare environment, how can boards work more effectively with management to benefit their organizations? An engaged and accountable board is critical, as is strategic direction and committed leadership. This Webinar covers successful board-management partnership initiatives to consider for your organization.
With a growing diversity in the U.S., and the persistence of racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care, it is critically important that health care professionals are educated to specifically address issues of culture in an effective manner. Disparities impede a health care organization’s ability to deliver equitable care and improve population health. This webinar discusses how organizational cultural competence can reduce racial and ethnic disparities, and improve safety, quality and patient experience outcomes in health care.
This Webinar with speakers from Johns Hopkins describes their analysis and interventions to improve patient flow at 2 urban academic clinics and an affiliated suburban clinic. Their presentation discusses discrete event simulation as a technique of process improvement and the data analysis that led to the finding of the key results to guide intervention.
Health systems are increasingly stepping outside of their walls to address the social, economic, and environmental factors that contribute to poor health outcomes, shortened lives, and higher costs. Our speaker, David Zuckerman, manager for healthcare engagement at The Democracy Collaborative, shares how this increasing recognition is leading a growing number of health systems to adopt inclusive, economic development strategies to improve health and well-being for low-income neighborhoods and communities of color. This webinar provides an overview of the Hospitals Aligned for Healthy Communities toolkit series, which aims to accelerate this new model in healthcare and help health systems integrate community health principles into three distinct business functions: (1) inclusive, local hiring and workforce development, (2) local and diverse sourcing; and (3) leveraging their long-term investment portfolios for place-based investment.