Workforce Violence Prevention and Resiliency
Diversity and Inclusion
American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration
American Organization for Nursing Leadership
AHA divisions devoted to advancing workforce issues:
Jun 25, 2021
[WEBINAR] Evaluating and meeting our staffing needs is one of the most important and complex challenges facing hospitals, long term care facilities and other health care settings today. Providing appropriate staffing levels requires both a rigorous patient volume and acuity measurement system and a sufficient and flexible staffing plan. This webinar will address both of these critical imperatives. Our patients deserve and our employees demand that we do a better job of getting our staffing levels right.
May 5, 2021
[WEBINAR] Join renowned health care speaker Vicki Hess and culture expert Alex Powell for an insightful discussion on how improving connection and recognition in health care organizations increases employee engagement, wellbeing and, ultimately, patient care. You’ll walk away with practical, tactical ideas for how to positively impact the teams you support.
May 3, 2021
[WEBINAR] As we work to return back to our new normal, what are some of the short and long-term considerations that health care organizations need to evaluate in order to ensure success moving forward? Join Prudential Retirement’s Marc Howell and Robert Luciani for an interactive discussion as they debut new research conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit. This research, which surveyed both health care executives and workers, serves up some new insights relating to the worker/organization relationship, emerging talent needs, and accelerated digital transformation.
Apr 7, 2021
[WEBINAR] Most Americans buy more health insurance than they need, often spending over a $1,000 in excess annually. Troublingly, overpaying disproportionately affects lower income populations: Studies show that lower wage earners are more likely to choose the wrong health plan and overpay, also making them less likely to save for retirement.
Mar 10, 2021
[WEBINAR] The world has changed professionally and personally. Not since 9/11 have we been challenged to change how we live, work and socialize. None of us are the same now that a pandemic has shown us a new normal. People are uncertain, scared and worried about their jobs. To retain talent, we must understand the effect change has on staff or risk losing them to a competitor. Addressing concerns openly can increase retention, grow productivity, and lower stress and health issues.
Mar 1, 2021
In this three-part workshop series led by a former health system CEO and authority on staff engagement, we’ll explore recent research around the changing workplace climate and specific leadership practices that can combat disengagement and burnout at all levels of the organization.
Webinar: Health Care Labor Update for Spring 2021: Labor Policy Changes and the Biden AdministrationFeb 16, 2021
Chris Cimino will provide an update on important new developments regarding union organizing affecting health care employees across the U.S. and review some of the strategies being used by unions during the pandemic. Chris will also provide an overview of significant regulatory and legislative changes anticipated in 2021 and beyond, in addition to highlighting steps health care employers should take now to increase employee engagement.
Feb 5, 2021
[WEBINAR] Earl Dalton, Chief Nursing Officer, Health Carousel, will discuss the impact of inadequate nurse staffing in hospital units and offer insights into how flexible staffing can help hospitals maintain optimal patient-nurse ratios. Attendees will learn about: The negative impact of inadequate staffing Understanding true vacancy and operational vacancy Benefits of flexible staffing Contract and international nursing Managed Services Programs (MSPs)
Webinar: Stress, Burnout and Trauma: Picking Up the Pieces in Your Health Care Organization After a PandemicJan 19, 2021
[WEBINAR] Health care organizations are struggling with employee engagement. Some employees are overworked and exhausted while others are feeling undervalued and neglected. Levels of stress and burnout are exceeding those seen in the past. The stakes are higher than ever as organizations grapple with financial challenges and fear. During this interactive, engaging program, HR leaders learn counterintuitive ideas for sustaining engagement. A Certified Trauma Professional, author and nurse, Vicki Hess brings a fresh perspective to the management of stress, trauma and burnout. Using concepts from her newest book, “SHIFT to Professional Paradise in Stormy and Uncertain Times,” she shares out-of-the-box ideas for HR professionals to use to help pick up the pieces and move forward. Participants walk away with practical, proven tools to support their organization now and in the future.
Jan 5, 2021
[WEBINAR] Legislative and regulatory pressure will be at an all-time high in 2021. This webinar will address major challenges health care employers will be facing in the coming year including the COVID-19 recovery and a new legislative labor agenda from the new administration.