As health care professionals, we think we know what’s best, but we need to design care with patients, not just for patients.
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Six Tips for a Standout Poster

Poster sessions can be a great way to disseminate information and communicate your work, but so often they are busy, crowded with text, and difficult to make sense of. Clare Kranz, Evidence Based Practice specialist and assistant professor, breaks down how to create simple posters that deliver big impact.

Recipe for Success: Culture Change to Promote Wellness Among PA Faculty

Despite reported high job satisfaction, burnout can still pose a significant threat to the well-being of teams. Joanne Rolls and Amanda Moloney-Johns share the actionable steps they took to enhance wellness and reduce burnout within their team.

Office Eating Culture

You are what you eat: eating habits and food choices in the workplace can impact your well-being and productivity. Wellness program manager Britta Trepp and nutrition specialist Helen Hardy shares how to cultivate and build a healthy and positive office eating culture.

Recipe for Success: Decreasing Burnout in Nurse Educators

Nurse educators often find themselves navigating a landscape filled with burnout risks. Seeking solutions, Cassidy Kotobalavu, Amanda Keddington, and Mary-Jean Austria devised a method for improvement, distilling their success into a recipe for fostering team well-being amidst adversity.

How to Resolve PINS Toolkit

The team has worked hard to post problems, ideas, needs, and suggestions on the Team Board. Now what? Magnet program director Gigi Austria and colleagues share a host of resources to guide you from Post-It Note to completion.

Just-Do-It for Simple and Easy to Resolve PINS

While it’s true that large scale changes are required to make a significant difference in how things work, consistent small improvements add up to big impact over time. Magnet program director Gigi Austria and project management experts Kripa Kuncheria and Kim Mahoney explain when and how to Just-Do-It.

Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) for Small Tests of a Change

Plan-Do-Study-Act is a simple approach for testing a change that is great for first-time improvers and low-stakes problems. Magnet program director Gigi Austria and project management experts Kripa Kuncheria and Kim Mahoney share a step-by-step guide and helpful templates to get started.

How to Set a SMART Goal

SMART Goals are a great starting point for any project. Project management expert Kripa Kuncheria helps us organize our teams’ efforts by outlining this goal setting framework with a simple step-by-step guide to try right now.

Your Guide to the Updated Masking Policy for Teams, Patients, and Caregivers

Its that time of the year, when respiratory illnesses are common. Masking is one way we can protect our most vulnerable patients and ourselves. Use the below guide to discuss masking with your teams and with our patients.

Holiday Procrastination is Not Your Friend

Believe it or not, the holidays have arrived. But have no fear, Senior Value Engineer Cindy Spangler is here with three steps you can take to carve out time now and avoid the woes of the holiday rush.

Transformational Leadership in Nursing

Magnet Program Director Gigi Austria unpacks the Magnet model with the first in a five-part series. Here she describes how transformational leaders achieve successful outcomes by sharing their vision to create an environment where everyone is empowered and engaged.

Finance 101: Reading Financial Reports

Understanding financial reports is crucial for leaders making informed decisions for their teams and departments. Finance leaders Clint Reid, Casey Moore, and Robert Dickson walk us through some of the most common reports that leaders can utilize in operations and strategy.