The Human Factor in Organizational Change

Post on August 2, 2019 in Insights, and Lumina Leadership Institute

Healthcare organizations are continuously under pressure to evolve to meet patient needs while maintaining standards of care and keeping costs contained. Getting people on board with organizational change or innovation is hard, especially in health care. Staff are less likely to adopt new behaviors and practices if they perceive change or innovation clashing with longstanding ...Read More

Turning Conflict into Collaboration: How to Manage Workplace Disagreements

Post on June 28, 2019 in Insights, and Lumina Leadership Institute

Healthcare organizations are experiencing change at a rapid pace as technological innovations and alternative payment models greatly impact operations—and people. As a leader, you can expect these changes to create workplace conflict. But you also should be assured that you can manage this conflict, and make it a productive rather than disruptive force, by using ...Read More

How Physician-Finance Partnerships Pave the Way to Higher-Value Care

Post on June 6, 2019 in Insights, Lumina Leadership Institute, and Value-Based Strategy

In the past few years, a growing number of physicians have taken leadership roles in hospitals and health systems. Given that value-based care is a team sport, this is a positive trend. Yet conflict between physicians and finance executives can arise because of their respective knowledge gaps and differing perspectives and work styles. To work ...Read More

Top 7 Healthcare Trends Include a Focus on Risk, Development of Physician Leaders

Post on April 8, 2019 in Clinical Transformation, Digital Innovation & Analytics, Insights, Lumina Leadership Institute, and Value-Based Strategy

Nearly every aspect of the healthcare world is changing―constantly, unpredictably, and quickly. As stakeholders navigate their various paths, knowing what to expect can help with decision making about compliance, risk, cost, and more. We have identified 7 areas that healthcare leaders must navigate to stay ahead of change and remain agile, effective, and profitable. 1. ...Read More

5 Easy Steps to Successful Change Management Communication

Post on December 3, 2018 in Insights, Lumina Leadership Institute, and Value-Based Strategy

The corporate roadside is littered with failed change-management efforts, and a major contributing cause is ineffective communication. Maybe it’s a new software system that’s known to improve productivity, but the expected users are not engaged, and training is inadequate. Or, perhaps the company wants to move from a divisional org chart to a matrix reporting ...Read More

Attributes of Physician Leaders that Produce Success in Value-Based Care

Post on October 26, 2018 in Insights, Lumina Leadership Institute, and Value-Based Strategy

As a physician leader who coaches other physician leaders, I can attest to the fact that the design of value-based care requires physician participation. The tough decisions about what is value-added, cost-effective care—as opposed to costly waste—must be made by clinicians who understand the medial science that supports appropriate clinical protocols. Physicians must decide whether a ...Read More

Change Management in Health Care: Navigating the Human Side of Successful Transitions

Post on October 9, 2018 in Insights, and Lumina Leadership Institute

Change is occurring at a rapid pace in the healthcare industry: Hospitals are merging, large medical groups are forming, and clinically integrated networks and integrated delivery networks are acquiring hospitals and physicians. As a result, leaders are involved in due diligence and transitional processes that address corporate structures, employee benefits, insurance policies, financials, hard assets, ...Read More

Quality 201: A Call for Advocacy in Physician Leadership Regarding Value-Based Care Payment Models

Post on September 4, 2018 in Insights, Lumina Leadership Institute, and Value-Based Strategy

The concept of value-based care is not a new one. Since Medicare’s development of diagnosis-related groups (DRGs) in the early 1980s, providers have been asked to improve the processes and outcomes associated with quality, and to be better stewards of healthcare costs and utilization. Better pay for better performance is a concept that we can all ...Read More