Encouraging Innovation Governance

Encouraging Innovation Governance

For many organizations in the Health & Human Services industry, making company-wide change can mean spending valuable time and resources on searching for solutions, implementing, and adopting new processes. According to Deloitte ‘Nearly 75% of business leaders stated that their current state of work environments are "Complex to Very Complex", making the ability to implement company-wide changes a difficult undertaking.…
The Pros of Pay for Performance

The Pros of Pay for Performance

Most business leaders view incentive programs as nonessential, expensive and even taboo. However, a recent shows that 90% of business leaders believe that an incentive program could positively impact their business, yet only 25% of them actually have a strategy in place. Organizations that struggle with productivity, recruitment, and retention should consider implementing an incentive program, also known as “Pay…
CFOs Face New Frontiers

CFOs Face New Frontiers

Historically, CFOs perform operational initiatives that center around the financial aspect of a business. This has often consisted of mainly back-office tasks. However, new studies show a growing need for CFOs to expand beyond the operational aspect of a business to participate in more strategic decisions regarding the organization as a whole. CFOs are increasingly called upon to partner with…
Freedom From Your Restrictive HR System

Freedom From Your Restrictive HR System

HR systems have a poor reputation for being restrictive and confining. Traditional HR systems own your data and require HR departments to undertake a myriad of labor-intensive processes just to complete weekly tasks, such as effort reportstimesheets and payroll processing. These manual processes paired with the dysfunction of marrying data together from different systems makes for an inefficient use of…
Cutting Time: Three Ways to Shorten the Hiring Process

Cutting Time: Three Ways to Shorten the Hiring Process

Most of us can agree that the hiring process for our organizations isn’t where we want it to be. The numerous obstacles we face on a daily basis regarding the hiring process, make it no surprise that the time-to-fill rate has increased in recent years. According to SHRM, the current time-to-fill across all U.S. industries is approximately 26 days. Within…
The Neighborhood Approach to Improving Employee Relations

The Neighborhood Approach to Improving Employee Relations

As care providers, it is crucial to have every member of the team working collaboratively to effectively drive results. Improving how employees interact with managers and peers alike will improve the quality of care provided to clients. Similar to members of a neighborhood, maintaining a positive community where employees feel at home will keep the staff focused and effective everyday.…
How to Manage Growing Pains in the Senior Care Industry

How to Manage Growing Pains in the Senior Care Industry

The senior care industry is experiencing a steady increase in the amount of patients needed services. This is also resulting in the rising demand for improved quality of care. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, there will be an estimated 19.4 million seniors by 2050. This makes seniors aged 85 years and older one of the fastest growing age segments…
Does Your Organizational Culture Emphasize Security?

Does Your Organizational Culture Emphasize Security?

Are you aware that our everyday decisions can have a long-term impact on the security of our systems? Security is not something that can be maintained by a computer, the Internet, or other applications. Instead, it is learned behaviors that can keep your organization’s systems secure by educating and encouraging employees to utilize best practices while using computers, phones, tablets,…
How Long Term Care Facilities Can Keep Their Employees Long-Term

How Long Term Care Facilities Can Keep Their Employees Long-Term

Have you ever wondered what the typical turnover rate is for a long term care, or LTC, employee? A study conducted by the American Health Care Association, or AHCA, showed that there is an approximate 40% turnover rate when it comes to LTC employees. Your employees are essential to your organization’s success, but they may not always be treated that…
Labor Costing Strategies to Run Your Organization like a CCBHC

Labor Costing Strategies to Run Your Organization like a CCBHC

The Department of Health and Human Services recently awarded $22.9 Million in Planning Grants to 24 states to be used to develop Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs). A CCBHC can be described as a behavioral health specialty center of excellence. This center partners with a wide array of health and social service entities to provide high-value, whole-health care to…