Search Tag: motivation

Executive Health Management

Smile at the doctor - you may receive better care

2019 21 Mar

Under most conditions, positive social interactions have beneficial implications for employee performance, say Tel Aviv University researchers Several studies recently undertaken by The Tel Aviv University revealed that positive interactions with patients improved team performance under most conditions. Yet these generally positive... Read more

Executive Health Management

Understanding bad communication

2019 22 Feb

Deter defensiveness, solve problems Chris Argyris’ insights on bad communication and defensiveness are the building blocks for organisational communication. A celebrated business theorist, Chris Argyris (1923-2013) was James Conant Professor of Education and Organizational Behavior Emeritus at Harvard Business School. His concepts form... Read more

Executive Health Management

ISO implementation: How to motivate lab personnel

2018 07 Nov

Transforming the pressure of accreditation into team engagement. With the requirement that ISO 15189 imposes on medical laboratories, which approach can motivate personnel to embrace the assessment criteria? As an internationally-recognised benchmark for quality management systems and competence standards, medical laboratories are constantly... Read more

Executive Health Management

Harnessing Motivation to Change Doctor Behaviour

2015 08 Dec

Motivated physicians play an important role in providing high-quality healthcare. As such, policy makers and hospital leaders are continually looking for ways to optimise physician behaviour and ensure better care delivery. What's needed is to find the right mix of physician motivators to improve efficiency and productivity, according to a Viewpoint... Read more

Executive Health Management

Employee Commitment Impact on Work Quality

2015 18 Sep

Better Quality of Work Life (QWL) of employees is recognised as an important rubric for a healthcare organisation's performance. Despite the fact that healthcare employees remain on the front lines of the healthcare delivery system, there are very few studies on the QWL of private healthcare unit employees.  This particular research investigates... Read more