‘Small’ changes render big results: cultural shift to performance excellence

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By Michael “Mike” J. Jones

Physician dissatisfaction, staff dissatisfaction, and low patient satisfaction are interconnected, common themes in healthcare leadership discussions. While the cycle seems to spiral uncontrollably, it isn’t impossible to manage the processes of healthcare to positively influence outcomes.

Certainly, not all outcomes are positive. Some diseases may only be managed, not cured.   Any number of factors impact patient, physician and staff attitudes. It is possible, though, to systematically modify healthcare organizational cultures to reach goals of a performance excellence philosophy.

Begin with understanding the VISION you seek: To maximize success in the ever-evolving healthcare environment through physician alignment and integration.

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