In this article, Sarah Coleman, Workforce Planning and Development Manager at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney, shares the benefits Magnet provides in terms of meeting long-term workforce and business objectives; and the key strategies her team is using to sustain an strong workforce culture to drive engagement and improve retention.
In this article, Chirag Padalia, Director of Workforce Strategy & Analytics at aurora, shares how his team is using workforce analytics to identify cost saving opportunities, address critical business challenges and improve talent acquisition across the organisation.
Based on research ahead of the 11th Annual Workforce Planning for Healthcare Summit 2017, this article explores 7 steps healthcare organisations can focus on to maximise the effectiveness of staff through strategic workforce planning, understanding current capability and scenario planning for the future.
Ahead of the Workforce Planning for Health Summit 2018, we chat to Colin Smyth, Program Coordinator for Metro North Hospital’s “Values in Action” Initiative about:
Ahead of Workforce Planning for Health 2018, we chat to Jac Mathieson, Chief Nursing Officer at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. In this article Jac discusses:
While many areas of the economy have undergone micro-economic reform and significant workforce changes in the past 30 years, the health sector has been slow to respond. Many structural elements reflect the practices of a bygone era. The objective in care should be the provision of right care – right place – right time, focusing on the needs of the consumer, rather than professional or institutional structures.
Changes to the health workforce structure, improved work practices, multiskilling, enhanced teamwork, and flexible training are among the key reforms required. Breaking down historic workforce boundaries and establishing new ways of working in inter-professional teams can capitalise on the range of skills and knowledge held by health practitioners.
Ahead of the Workforce Planning for Healthcare Summit 2019 we chat to Nigel Brand, Principle Policy Advisor, Workforce Strategy at the Department of Health & Human Services Victoria (DHHS), who shares the department’s workforce optimisation strategies.
In this article Nigel explores the challenges and trends shaping the future healthcare workforce, and shares with us how DHHS is leveraging data and predictive analytics to bridge capability gaps.