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Executive Health Management

M&A: Best human resources practices

2017 12 Sep

Healthcare has seen an increase in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in recent years. M&A deal activity reached an all-time high in 2015, with consulting firm Deloitte expecting such activity to remain strong going forward. While M&A transactions are often pursued for strategic and economic reasons, Human Resources (HR) needs to be involved in... Read more

Health Management

Early Human Resources Involvement In M&A Essential For Success

2017 21 Aug

With Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) activity at a high in healthcare how can HR contribute to deals that work?   Human Resources (HR ) needs to be involved in M&A deals to increase deal success. Research shows early HR involvement is a critical success factor. Which role HR needs to play in M&A will be described around four critical responsibilities.   M&A... Read more

Health Management

Leading the Way: Cutting Edge Human Resources

2017 21 Aug

A Human Resources (HR) department that continuously looks at ways to foster satisfaction for personnel reaps the rewards of innovation and productivity. HealthManagement.org puts some top HR approaches in the spotlight.     Long gone are the days of a deep divide between management and personnel. Human Resources (HR ) practice now offers as many ways... Read more

IT Management

Tips for Hiring Top HIT Staff

2016 27 Dec

  Hospitals do what they can to recruit the best doctors and nurses. However, it's just as important to attract the right people to take care of your hospital’s IT needs.  With all the pending healthcare technology initiatives from the federal government, including an increased focus on interoperability with electronic health records(EHR) systems, it’s... Read more

Executive Health Management

Want to Develop Diversity? Call in the Experts

2016 12 Dec

Inequalities persist in the workplace. In a healthcare setting, such disparities reduce access to care, keep minority workers in poverty, and reinforce the cycle of oppression. Industry experts think that HR policy reforms can set some of these wrongs to right.   Acknowledge Wage Inequality   According to a JAMA Internal Medicine study, female physicians... Read more

Health Management

Volume 15 - Issue 4, 2015

2015 30 Dec

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Executive Health Management

Physician Retention: Job Satisfaction Comes From Balance

2014 30 Nov

Teaching hospitals’ retention of physicians depends upon many factors, but the key to job satisfaction may come down to one word: balance. A new study from the University of Virginia Health System showed that doctors are more likely to stay in the field of academic medicine at their institutions if their responsibilities reflect the “right mix” of four... Read more