COORS Welcome Rich Williams As COO

We are excited to announce that Rich Williams has joined Coors Healthcare Solutions as its Chief Operating Officer.

Rich will be responsible for managing all services provided by COORS Healthcare Solutions, including the following…

How to Spot A Leader

Managers do things right, but leaders do the right things.

We’ve written a good bit about the traits and characteristics a good leader should have, but what does a leader really look like?

It’s what’s on the inside that counts, but here are a few things to look for when picking out the leader in the room (or, better yet, being the leader in the room).

6 Top Healthcare News Articles from 2016 Q1

With the cold fronts and lower-than-normal temperatures, it’s hard to believe that it’s spring, let alone that we are already well into April. But we are, which means that the first quarter of 2016 is already behind us!

Here were 6 of the most newsworthy stories circulating the healthcare industry from January to March

10 Qualities of a Strategic Leader

Strategic leadership. We know what you’re thinking—if I had a dime for every time I’ve heard ‘strategic leadership’ recently—and you aren’t alone! It’s becoming a hot topic in the healthcare industry, as more and more are discussing how strategic leadership impacts the work environment, as well as the qualities a strategic leader must possess.

So, what are the qualities a strategic leader must possess?

5 Trends for High-Level Recruitment in 2016

Although others are suffering, when it comes to job growth, the healthcare industry seems to be booming by comparison. In fact, the healthcare industry is projected to grow at a 26.5% rate from 2012-2022, while other industries are stuck at a slower projected rate of 8.9%.

That said, most of the jobs and growth will occur outside of the hospitals, which means it’s up to organization leaders and staffing experts to find the best way to take advantage of the healthcare growth wave as it comes.

Here are a few of the staffing trends expected to occur in healthcare in 2016

3 Tips for Developing Leaders

Although most of our physicians are taught and prepared to be great doctors, when it comes to figuring out how to be great leaders, they’re left on their own. This mean’s it’s up to healthcare organizations to help physicians hone in on, develop and improve their leadership capabilities.

In addition to investing in new technology and other innovations, healthcare organizations should also be investing in nurturing physician leadership capabilities.

Here are a few tips

4 Ways Mergers Are Beneficial to the Healthcare Market

What are two words you’ve gotten used to hearing? If you answered “healthcare reform,” you aren’t alone.

The industry climate has been changing for years now, and there’s no denying that we’re in the thick of things as we speak. And as the industry is changing, so are its organizations, causing many hospitals to merge and many physicians to seek these merger opportunities.

Here are four examples of the ways in which hospital mergers are beneficial to the healthcare market

5 Tips for Furthering Your Professional Development

We are only a few weeks into 2016, which means there’s still plenty of time to create and polish your new year’s resolutions. As an employee, you might feel like your knowledge and skills are constantly being analyzed and assessed. The workplace can be a competitive learning environment, which can lead to incredible personal and professional growth, if you’re using your resources and opportunities properly.

Keeping up in a competitive work environment can be exciting, challenging, motivating and nerve-wracking all at once. Many organizations have started offering learning opportunities for employees to assist in their professional development. Unfortunately, these opportunities might not meet the needs of every employee, which is why you might need to take the lead when it comes to pursuing your own professional development.

Ready to take charge of your own learning and development in the workplace? Here are some tips to help you get started

9 Emerging Healthcare Trends in 2016

2016 is going to be a year of change! We say that every year, don’t we? But really, there are some big changes coming to healthcare in the New Year.

There are many new forces driving the healthcare industry—a stronger focus on value, fresh technology, and rising costs and trends—and experts believe that 2016 will be the year we see how the industry handles these new forces.

Q&A: The Challenges Facing Rural Healthcare (Part 2)

This article is Part 2 of our three-part series; find Part 1 here. We had the opportunity to interview D. David Sniff, Senior Advisor & Consultant and Roger L. Holloway, Senior Healthcare Consultant on the challenges facing rural healthcare systems.

COORS: With all of these challenges, what are some of the options available to CAHs or other rural hospitals?