Browsing All Posts filed under »Behavior Change«

Roll it out and forget about it!

September 21, 2013

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As you can see from this graphic, even “tested” best practices roll out on a trajectory. There is no such thing as a completed roll out. The environment must be monitored for conditions that might propel a drift back into unsafe or undesired practices. These drifts usually do not occur because staff refuse to adopt […]

Culture is King!

September 7, 2013

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6 tips to creating a productive, supportive workplace culture. http://www.ioatwork.com/company-culture-does-your-organization-measure-up/

I guarantee this will work!

August 7, 2013

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If you want to make your employee wellness programs more successful….give them GOLD! Forbes article on Dubai weight loss program/

Skill vs Competency

July 3, 2013

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http://blog.competencycore.com/2012/05/skill-vs-competency.html

Behavior change-Cuddy & Fogg

October 8, 2012

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http://www.gchicco.com/2012/10/06/fake-it-until-you-create-a-positive-habit/ Two great videos about changing behavior. this is the evidence. Cuddy is a TED talk about power posing, body language and “faking it until you become it” Fogg’s is a Rock Health video about his Tiny Habits program. The science behind these two talks will work for changing workplace behavior too! Try these techniques […]

What’s the most important part of the patient experience?

February 4, 2012

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We want 100% of the patient experience to be fantastic. But while we endeavor to achieve that, what is the most important part of the encounter with your hospital? Daniel Kahneman talks about the “experiencing self” vs the “remembering self” to give us insight. The remembering self has the voice. How do we influence the […]

Nurses hate change…or do they?

September 25, 2011

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Whenever a project fails one will inevitably hear a comment about how the nurses, especially older ones, never want to change.  While this may provide some momentary comfort to the leaders of the initiative, it’s an untruth.  If we look at the hospital environment today, it is full of complexity. Those who do not like […]