Make the most of healthcare data, with a team approach

A recent study by the Healthcare Center of Excellence identifies leadership as the key factor involved in implementing healthcare analytics. While it comes as no surprise that the human factor plays a crucial role, the organization’s executive director, Bryan Bennett proposes the team analogy to articulate the way health providers collect, analyze and use information.

“If you are collecting data on patients, everyone has to make sure the data is collected and collected properly,” says Bennett. “If you do not have good data, you will have bad results coming out the other end.” Continue reading Make the most of healthcare data, with a team approach

Big Changes Coming, Solid Leadership Wanted

While there are roughly 300 million different opinions on how it will happen, few Americans disagree that big changes are in store for the healthcare industry. Population growth, population aging and better technology are increasing the demand for healthcare services worldwide. While hiring has slowed in recent years, in the United States healthcare is still expected to become the biggest job sector within just a few years. And wherever there is growth there must be solid leadership to ensure success.
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2016 Physician Trends

Physician Trends 2016 Report

What are emerging trends of physicians in 2016? The parent company of Jackson Executives, Jackson Healthcare, put together a comprehensive annual report covering such topics as: Physician Engagement, Physician Networking, Telemedicine, Supply & Demand, Regulatory Impact, Compensation & Reimbursement, Outlook & Satisfaction, and Practice Environment.
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Jackson Healthcare Awarded Atlanta’s Best Place to Work for 3rd Consecutive Year

ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Alpharetta-based Jackson Healthcare, one of the nation’s largest healthcare staffing and technology companies, was named “best place to work” by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in the extra-large company category.

This is the third consecutive year the publication has given the top prize to the company founded by its chairman and CEO, Richard L. Jackson.

According to Jackson Healthcare president, Shane Jackson, “I believe the primary reason we keep being recognized as a ‘best place to work’ is the result of something much more powerful than amenities and culture. It is the result of smart, talented people with shared values working to improve the lives of others.” Continue reading Jackson Healthcare Awarded Atlanta’s Best Place to Work for 3rd Consecutive Year

Interim Healthcare Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO) – A CEO’s most powerful ally during transformation.

By Lurline Craig-Burke

Few, if any, would be surprised to learn that hospital CEOs continue to rank financial challenges as their No. 1 concern. Patient safety and quality and government mandates followed right behind according to the 350 CEOs who responded in 2015 to the American College of Healthcare Executives’ annual survey of top issues confronting hospitals.

The fear is especially real among leaders of rural and critical access hospitals. Since 2010, more than 50 rural hospitals have closed in the United States, leaving a significant gap in healthcare services in the communities they serve. Continue reading Interim Healthcare Chief Restructuring Officer (CRO) – A CEO’s most powerful ally during transformation.

Interim Healthcare Executives – Finding the right match and maximizing value.

In healthcare, planning is a second-nature activity that ranges from patients’ episodes of care to organizations’ short- and long-term strategies. Yet despite our best efforts to anticipate and prepare, there are curve balls. In the executive ranks, an empty seat or competency shortfalls could be detrimental to the health and progress of an organization and its patients. To combat this, organizations often turn to interim talent.

A seasoned leader, right now

Contingency work is not a foreign concept. Accenture estimated in a 2015 report that 20 to 33 percent of America’s workforce is made up of freelancers, contractors and temps.
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Georgia Hospital Health Services, Inc. establishes partnership with Jackson Executives

ATLANTA, June 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Georgia Hospital Health Services, Inc. (GHHS), the shared services subsidiary of the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA), announced it has exclusively partnered with Jackson Executives as its preferred provider of interim executive solutions for its network of member hospitals and health systems.

This three-year endorsement follows a thorough vetting process whereby Jackson Executives was identified as the ideal firm to provide interim C-level leadership support to fill critical gaps, deliver leadership stability and maintain momentum with key initiatives during an urgent change in leadership or for short-term strategic projects. Continue reading Georgia Hospital Health Services, Inc. establishes partnership with Jackson Executives

Why Engage an Interim Chief Executive Officer?

By Peter J. Betts, LFACHE, Peter J. Betts & Associates, Inc.

Jackson Executives thanks Peter for sharing this article, reposted with permission from The Governance Institute.

The most important responsibility of the hospital board is to select, guide, evaluate, and hold accountable its chief executive officer. Maintaining a current, written succession plan for the chief executive helps organizations avoid situations in which an interim CEO is necessary. However, despite the best planning efforts, surprises do occur and hospitals and health systems may find themselves with a sudden vacancy and no immediate/permanent replacement.

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Interim healthcare executives deliver strong leadership on demand.

By Lurline Craig-Burke

The best way to predict the future is to create it.”

When one’s future rests in the talent management industry as mine does, Business Consultant and Author Peter F. Drucker’s words of wisdom are idyllic at best, because as we all know, people are inherently and notoriously unpredictable.

While C-suite succession planning, mentoring rising executives and even predictive analytics are often successful in preparing for and managing senior leadership transitions and organizational change, nothing is foolproof. Continue reading Interim healthcare executives deliver strong leadership on demand.