Hiring Better Collaborators: The Impact on Patient Outcomes

Posted by  Bryan Warren

Here’s a concrete example of exactly how the behavioral competency of “collaboration” is relevant to hospitals: We were meeting last week with a health system’s nursing leaders. We started talking about collaboration as a competency and its impact on improving patient length of stay and re-admission rates.

On a larger scale, we talk about it a great deal, particularly in the context of Accountable Care Organizations (“ACOs”). Success in these integrated delivery models will require new levels of multi-disciplinary collaboration in order to improve the efficiency, efficacy and cost –effectiveness of care for large patient populations. (An interesting White Paper by Cigna on collaborative care models and ACOs)

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Bryan Warren

Bryan is the former Director of Healthcare Solutions at Select International. He was responsible for developing and promoting tools and services designed specifically for the unique challenges faced by healthcare organizations.

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