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IT Management

Need ideas? Take a Walk in the Woods

2016 25 Feb

Creating a more idea- and innovation-friendly culture within an organisation can help to facilitate change that leads to improved work processes and overall performance. However, the quest for the best idea may lead to conflict or disagreement between individuals. Consider this example: It's time to acquire an electronic medical record system, and one... Read more

Executive Health Management

Teaching Doctors Empathy

2015 21 Aug

Conflicts between doctors and patients are not uncommon. Often, patients disagree with their doctors regarding drug prescription while doctors remain closed-minded about patient feedback and alternate solutions. Since doctors have a position of power in a patient-doctor relationship, either the patient has to cave in to the doctor's decision or the... Read more

IMAGING Management

Conflict Costs: A New Approach to Avoidance

2015 01 Jun

Conflict is inevitable in any activity and can entail massive costs. It results in lost productivity and collaboration, and in healthcare, it results in worsened patient outcomes. A report, entitled "Understanding the Cost of Conflict and an Approach to Conflict-Management Design" and published in Journal of the American College of Radiology, discusses... Read more

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