Archive for the 'RROHC Articles' Category

Coach as Chief Correlator of Tasks to Results Thru Delegation Skill and Teamwork Development

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Coach as Chief Correlator of Tasks to Results Through Delegation Skill and Teamwork Development Nurse Leader, August 2014 Ruth I. Hansten, RN, PhD, FACHE   DOI: A new article in August 2014’s Nurse Leader: I wrote about a topic that I spoke about at the Northwest Organization of Nurse Executives Nurse Manager Forum […]

About Developing Empathy in Caregivers

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Self Management for Empathy Healthcare leaders are questioning: How do we help our teams develop empathy? Is it possible? How does our culture influence them? Why are some units transcending scores for patients rating compassionate caregivers,  the unit environment itself exudes caring?  Do empathetic behaviors look different for each nurse? Empathy does impact clinical outcomes–and […]

Research related to RROHC: Google, Empathy, Relational Coordination

Friday, September 28th, 2012

During our Professional Practice Specialist course telephone conferences, I normally begin with discussing research that’s pertinent to the participants and that applies to Relationship & Results Oriented Healthcare. In the conference this week, we discussed three studies that apply to the largely nurse leader/manager/director cohort. 1) Applying Google’s “virtuous cycle” of “attraction, community, engagement, and […]

Patient Safety, Satisfaction, and Quality of Care in Europe and US

Monday, April 16th, 2012

Twelve countries in Europe and the US are featured in this open access British Medical Journal study by Aiken, Sermous, Van de Heede et al.,  (BMJ 2012;344:e1717 doi: 10.1136/bmj.e1717 (Published 20 March 2012), in which improved work environments and reduced ratios of patients to nurses were related to increased care quality and patient and nurse satisfaction. […]

Nurses at the Forefront of Change

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Courtney Lyder, dean of the UCLA School of Nursing, lists 9 ways nursing is impacting the future of healthcare.   From clinical research advancements, to attention to a high quality environment and outcomes, specialization, advanced education and training, we are leaders in healthcare policy that is ethical, advocates for patient/family directed care, on a national and […]