Teamwork Culture in Emergency Departments Improves Care Quality and Team Morale

Teamwork Culture in Emergency Departments Improves Care Quality and Team Morale

This department had a culture issue that was woven tightly into the traditional culture of healthcare delivery. It is one I felt strongly about unraveling: hierarchal, top-down leadership.

The Transformative Power of Clinical Mission Work

The Transformative Power of Clinical Mission Work

Dr. Gicheru knew that emergency medicine would be challenging and that burnout was common. But he was determined to find an outlet that would reinvigorate him, anchor him, and give him a deeper sense of purpose. He found his answer when he began participating in non-profit clinical mission work with colleagues.

6 Philosophies Forward-Thinking Emergency Departments Share

6 Philosophies Forward-Thinking Emergency Departments Share

These tenets contribute to a strong program culture, and by building a solid cultural foundation, you set the tone for lasting, tangible increases in patient and clinician satisfaction, positive community reputation, and quality and efficiency performance improvements across the board.

10 Traits of Great Clinical Leaders

10 Traits of Great Clinical Leaders

All effective leaders establish trust. This list includes foundational traits leaders who have the unwavering trust of their team and peers embody. If your emergency department leadership is not trusted, you must resolve that issue with coaching, mentoring, or a leadership change before your department will be able to realize its potential.