Workforce management and the pursuit of productivity have formed a consistent pain point for hospitals for several years. The Affordable Care Act has only exacerbated the problem, increasing the demand on providers as the number of insured grows and the bar continues to rise on quality of care. According to a recent HealthLeaders Media Council survey, workforce productivity and acuity-based staffing will continue to be top priorities this year. Karlene Kerfoot, PhD, chief clinical integration officer at API Healthcare, says the survey results indicate a shift taking place as workforce management initiatives are expected to deliver more than reduced labor costs.
For the first time in modern history, workplace demographics now span four generations. Download this white paper for best practices on how to better understand and effectively manage a multi-generational workforce.
Research has demonstrated enhanced technology can improve communication between patients, families and care providers, improve motivation, and has the potential to effect better outcomes and higher levels of patient satisfaction. Additionally, better technology also makes the workplace more appealing to employees.
With the investment and complexity involved, how can health systems utilize technology in the most efficient and effective ways to drive business results?
As many colleges address virtual learning
environments (VLE) that no longer meet the
evolving needs of their institution, it makes sense
for them to consider a framework that goes beyond
the scope of just a VLE. This is where a Learning
Management Platform comes into place. It
delivers an open, extensible learning ecosystem
that allows colleges to build the digital learning
environment that solves the unique challenges they
face. But before committing to a new Learning
Management Platform, colleges have some serious
homework to do.
What impact will the cloud-enabled workplace have on your cybersecurity strategy? This year’s research shows that organisations are navigating a myriad of both old and new cybersecurity challenges to bring the cloud into scope.
Read this to discover:
• how growing cloud dependency has created distinctive challenges around cyber security
• what the biggest cyber challenges are for organisations in this context
• how intelligent automation and machine learning is being used to overcome operational obstacles hampering cloud security
• a set of cybersecurity considerations for modern IT environments.
Puma works in a highly competitive environment where they need to innovate, evolve and bring products to market quickly. So they chose Workday as they wanted to streamline their processes and replace their legacy HRIS with an intuitive solution at a reduced running cost.
With companies and executives being held accountable for incidents in the workplace, the issue of workers’ health and safety has become a persistent concern for organizations around the world. And with varying standards across borders, confusion about what companies need to do is rampant.
This need for an international consensus standard on workplace health and safety prompted the proposal of ISO 45001 in 2013.
The standard, passed in March 2018, now serves as the international guide on occupational health and safety (OH&S) and outlines relevant methods and benchmarks.
With insight from expert leadership, this whitepaper gives you the complete guide on how to work with the new standard. You'll learn:
• Why ISO 45001 matters and its impact upon your business
• The benefits and pathway to becoming certified
• Important considerations for the contractor selection process
In the beginning of 2019, a National Safety Council (NSC) study revealed that for the first time in US recorded history, the odds of dying from an opioid overdose (1:96) surpassed those of dying in an auto accident (1:103).
As a result, opioid overdoses are now the number one cause of preventable injury deaths in the United States.
The growing trend of opioid-related workplace incidents is a major concern for supply chains across the world. In fact, a recent study by Massachusetts Department of Public Health shows higher opioid overdose incidents occurring in industries that have a higher chance of worker-related injury. Among these, construction and manufacturing are the two industries most heavily affected.
This whitepaper discusses tips for dealing with the opioid epidemic and gives clarity around OSHA drug testing regulations.
On January 23, 2019, OSHA put into effect its 2019 Annual Adjustment that raised the penalties of violation by approximately 2.5% over the 2015 revised amounts. The consequences of non-compliance with OSHA regulations extend beyond the financial penalties imposed by the regulatory authority, with the biggest risk that an organization runs is that of reputational damage. In this whitepaper you’ll learn:
• The most cited occupational hazards over the last year
• How to be proactive in preventing occupational hazards in your workplace
• The importance of pre-qualifying third party contractors in order to mitigate risk in your organization
Published By: Ricoh US
Published Date: Oct 04, 2019
On June 25, 2018, Ricoh announced its Cloud Workflow Solutions portfolio, a collection of cloudbased
solutions and services that bring streamlined processes to SMBs in scalable, subscriptionbased
packages. With an emphasis on addressing specific challenges facing smaller businesses,
these solutions are meant to empower digital workplaces by eliminating manual steps, reducing
manual data entry, and improving speed and accuracy to increase productivity and reduce overall
Many SMBs struggle to move beyond the challenges associated with content silos, lack of
interoperability, and ongoing transition to mobile work environments. Much like their enterprise
counterparts, smaller businesses face various complexities and pain points associated with
interdepartmental workflows combined with a real need to enable employees to work when, where,
and how they desire. Ricoh's Cloud Workflow Solutions platform is designed to address these
challenges by streamlining and automating common busines
Today, more than 100-plus million users rely on Windows 7. For these users, a new technology age is coming on January 14, 2020 when Microsoft officially ends extended support for Windows 7.
With a change required, this is the ideal time for organizations to determine if they want to migrate to Windows 10 or look to modernize their workplace by following the growing trend of enterprises that have introduced employee choice programs and Mac to their environment.
This e-book examines the options organizations have and how they can make the most beneficial and economical decision.
The whispers of “imaging is dead” accompanied macOS High Sierra as Apple introduced Apple File System (APFS) to the Mac. Now, whispers have turned to shouts as macOS Mojave takes yet another step further in rendering imaging a thing of the past.
This white paper examines all things imaging and looks at the reasoning behind the transition, what new provisioning workflows are available to you, and the benefits of adhering to a more modern deployment method.
Published By: OC Tanner
Published Date: Oct 10, 2019
Improving workplace culture is an ongoing
priority for most organizations. But company
culture can be an ever-moving target, and
the modern workforce evolves every day.
Not getting culture right can lead to time and
resources spent on initiatives that don’t have an
impact or improve the employee experience.
Brand new research from the 2020 Global
Culture Report* shows 5 new insights about
workplace culture that most organizations
miss but need to know about.
"Getting AppRat right is no easy task. We know how complicated identifying, prioritizing and sizing business-critical applications can be in large, enterprise organizations. So, we’ve used more than a decade worth of experience to identify the top 8 most critical considerations for a successful application rationalization initiative.
Download the Application Rationalization Framework eBook to:
- Replace guesswork with facts.
- Stop counting licenses and start defining business value.
- Reject one-and-done initiatives that aren't repeatable."
Published By: Skillsoft
Published Date: Aug 09, 2018
Compliance Training Tip:
Why Should I Implement a Hearing Conservation Program
in my Workplace?
Excessive noise could be putting your organization at risk.
Ongoing exposure to excessive noise in the workplace can lead to permanent hearing loss. It can also increase stress, reduce efficiency, interfere with concentration and cause fatigue. Excessive noise can even cause industrial accidents if employees can’t hear co-workers give them warnings or directions.
Hearing loss due to excessive noise is often so gradual that employees may not realize they have a problem until it’s too late. Fortunately, there are simple steps you take to protect your employees’ hearing… Download our free paper today to learn what those steps are.
You’ll also learn:
• What you can do to prevent hearing loss in the workplace
• The OSHA Standards for hearing conservation
• How Hearing Conservation can affect the bottom line
• And more
Published By: BetterUp
Published Date: Mar 06, 2019
Despite the huge amount of time, money, and resources invested in L&D solutions, most simply deliver information without effecting lasting transformational change. In fact, after a year, only about 30% of employees successfully transfer their learnings to the workplace. A new approach is required as most L&D solutions are failing us. In this report, we share the five shortcomings of L&D solutions today and offer insights into how you can create a program that delivers the business outcomes you need, while enabling your people to thrive.
An alarming 2019 study suggested that workplaces in the region have exhausted staff morale with negative impacts on productivity. In this report, top technology leaders in Australia address some of the "employee experience" challenges they the face and how they aim to tailor systems around ways of working to drive better engagement and productivity. The EIU's own survey results show that while leadership and management still set the tone for workers in the region, they value flexible-working policies and technology available to employees more than global peers.
If designed properly, game mechanics can be successfully added into workplace wellness programs to amplify results and build engagement and excitement. Discover more about the role of game techniques in corporate health programs in this free paper.
Thanks to the skills shortage and the Boomer exodus, organizations are now in dire competition for the top 10% of skilled employees— who are looking for more than just a job. Expectations include not just benefits and vacation time, but ongoing development, flexible work policies, and a meaningful place to work. Are you keeping up?
According to a recent study, e-learning is now the most widely used method for workplace training. But talent development is more than just a learning solution – it requires an organizational commitment to training and development. This e-book offers five practical ways HR professionals can use e-learning to build a successful talent development culture in their organization.
Why 5S? Because it's a system many companies simply can't afford not to execute in their production process. The bottom line benefits are a given, but the improved well being of the company and employees is what makes 5S so valuable to your organization.
Published By: Clarion
Published Date: Oct 30, 2013
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a new rule, effective September 2013, which updates OSHA’s 1971 workplace safety sign and tag formats with today’s best practice safety signage designs as defined by the latest American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z535 standards.
The OSHA signage change means that, over time, as employers adopt the newer ANSI Z535 best practice safety tag and sign formats, the United States will increasingly have a single, national uniform system of hazard recognition. Safety signs installed in facilities and public
areas, temporary safety tags placed on equipment, and safety labels placed on products will all be designed using the same formatting principles.
The outcome of such consistency is expected to be significantly more effective communication in the workplace. That, in turn, should help achieve the objective of fewer accidents and more lives saved from tragedy.
Published By: Clarion
Published Date: Dec 31, 2013
In the fall of 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) endorsed the latest best practices related to safety sign and tag technology by incorporating the 2011 ANSIZ535 safety sign and tag standards into its regulations. This guide will provide a clear understanding of the OSHA change and what it means to you and your organization.