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Diversity On The Docket: What Does It Mean At Your Hospital?

As our 2015 Healthcare Talent Acquisition Environmental Scan notes, “The unique diversity of a community should be reflected in the leadership and staff of its hospitals and healthcare systems.”

So, is that true for your C-Suite? According to data contained in the scan, probably not; even though in 2013 minorities represented 31 percent of patients across the nation, minorities only comprised 12 percent of executive leadership positions.

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Help Wanted: Bilingual Physician Leaders (EMR Expertise Desired)

One could argue that 50 years ago, “physician employment” mainly consisted of a newly-minted doctor fresh out of residency, hanging his or her shingle in their hometown and seeing patients (whether as a solo practitioner or as part of a group). Terms such as “hospitalist” weren’t used, and the idea of a physician rising to the rank of a hospital CEO seemed a remote possibility at best. Today, of course, the landscape is much different.

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Redefining the H(ospital) from the Hiring Perspective

From the chief human resource officer (CHRO) point of view, how are the pace and the key drivers of the changing healthcare landscape affecting recruitment and retention? A group of hiring experts representing health systems around the country gathered at the AHA headquarters to give their feedback on this topic.

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Recruitment in Changing Times: Finding Talent Outside Healthcare?

To one central Florida chief human resources (CHRO) officer, “talent is either at the center of our risk or the center of our excellence,” and you can’t get to optimization, quality, safety and the rest without thinking about the human factor. She was part of a recent panel of CHROs the AHA convened to provide feedback on hiring and retaining talent in times of change. Their comments will either open your eyes or confirm your lingering fears.

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Top 3 Takeaways from the 2015 Healthcare Job Search Insights Report

The Health Career Center just released its 2015 Healthcare Job Search Insights Report, our annual study of healthcare job seeker behaviors and attitudes. This informative report explores the healthcare job seeker journey and provides you with valuable insights that can be applied to your recruitment strategy. Let’s take a look at the top three insights revealed by the report.

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