Strategic Workforce Issues

Apr 17, 2019
AHA Executive Vice President Maryjane Wurth previews AHA’s Team Training Conference, where different interdisciplinary groups from diverse health care settings come together to fundamentally change the future of team-based health care.
Feb 13, 2019
Gain how you can provide the information necessary to establish “Elite” programs in emergency departments to your organization. Learn how to achieve buy-in from clinical staff and the steps necessary to appropriately onboard students. Research data from 2014-2017 will be shared that include…
Feb 13, 2019
You’ll have fun while you learn! These two speakers challenge each other and may even disagree at times, but they have learned from one another and will share the best successes and most valuable failures. From fiscal management to gift shop staffing, to marketing tactics and sales promotions,…
Feb 12, 2019
This session will outline the keys for building the mentoring and coaching skills for the DVS, how to integrate coaching and mentoring into volunteer departments with intention, and most importantly, WHY these skills are critical to program growth, sustainment, and leadership credibility.
Feb 12, 2019
Patients enter the healthcare system with many fears and anxieties about things like costs and courtesy. A volunteer program can be successful at meeting the deeper needs of a patient by understanding the concepts of empathy and human connection. Through interactive exercises and study review, this…
Feb 12, 2019
Everyone plays a role in risk management. This presentation will identify current or future volunteer opportunities. Four real-life healthcare scenarios will be discussed and the risks associated with these probable situations will be identified and discussed. Audience participation is strongly…
Feb 11, 2019
As our programs continue to grow and change, it is easy to get caught in the day-to-day minutiae. While we cannot always add an FTE to meet the increasing work demands, utilizing an unpaid intern is a great way to support our projects and goals forward. This program will help you get a process in…
Jan 23, 2019
The American Hospital Association’s 2019 Public Policy Advocacy Agenda seeks to continue to positively influence the public policy environment for patients, communities and the health care field. We will work hand in hand with our members; the state, regional and metropolitan hospital associations…
Dec 18, 2018
This presentation offers an overview of the 2019 Environmental Scan, outlining key themes and trends that the health care field is currently facing during this time of transformation. Understanding the current climate of health in America will help hospital and health system leaders to shape the…
Dec 17, 2018
The Federal Trade Commission’s approach to reviewing hospital mergers “is overbroad, does not properly credit the many pro-consumer benefits of hospital transactions, and ignores key realities of the marketplace,” according to an analysis submitted to the agency Friday for a series of FTC hearings…