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Hit Your Triple Aim Targets with Workforce Management

Frank Bradtke, MSA, RN, NEA-BC, Ingalls Health System, and Jocelyn Strong, MSN, RN, PCCN, Kronos Incorporated
08-27-14

Hit Your Triple Aim Targets with Workforce Management

Event Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 1:00 PM CDT/ 2:00 PM EDT

The US health care system is the most costly in the world, accounting for 17% of the gross domestic product with estimates to grow to nearly 20% by 2020*. For this reason hospitals are undertaking initiatives that reduce costs while increasing the quality of patient care delivered. Your greatest asset during this time of accelerated industry change is your workforce. You already have the power to succeed – it is in the experience and talent of your skilled employees and caregivers. By using the right tools to eliminate complex manual processes, to increase visibility for managers, and to engage your employees in innovation, you will give your skilled caregivers more time to care for patients at the bedside, and ensure success in a value-based health care delivery model. Join us for this webinar to find out how this leading organization has embedded its workforce management solution into the organizations’ culture to support its Triple Aim goals.

  • Learn why organizations are adopting the Triple Aim approach
  • Hear what Ingalls uncovered analyzing their current health system and how it revealed the need for greater visibility into their hospitals volume changes and their population
  • How these goals can be achieved when nursing and finance work together as partners
  • How staffing management helps ensure safe staffing levels that minimize the risks of negative outcomes and staff fatigue
  • How workforce management supports the Triple Aim approach by benefiting patient care, employee engagement, and productivity

*Source: National Healthcare Expenditure Projections, 2010-2020. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of the Actuary.

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Speakers:

Frank Bradtke MSA RN NEA-BC
Ingalls Health System
Director, Patient Care Services/Professional Practice

Frank is currently the Director of Patient Care Services at Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey, Illinois. His areas of responsibilities include the Critical Care areas, Women’s Services (LDRP), Special Care Nursery, Dialysis, Respiratory Therapy, Clinical Education, the Nurse Staffing Office, and all In House Registry (RN, CNA, Unit Secretary, and Safety Attendants).

Frank’s leadership experience spans about 23 years, and includes positions such as Nurse Manager, Director of Nursing, Director of Clinical Informatics, Director of Rehabilitative Services, and Assistant Chief Nursing Officer. Frank earned his BSN from Indiana University Northwest, and Masters of Science in Administration from the University of Notre Dame. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Nursing Practice- Leadership.

 

Jocelyn Strong, MSN, RN, PCCN
Kronos Incorporated
Northeast Regional Nurse Executive

Before joining the Kronos team, Jocelyn worked at a large urban academic medical center in Philadelphia as a clinical bedside nurse on a surgical progressive care unit, and later as a nurse manager on a 32-bed medical-surgical unit with adaptable acuity capabilities. With degrees from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and the Wharton School of business, she also has experience in nurse consulting and project management on quality improvement issues such as compliance with value-based purchasing SCIP measures, implementing an enterprise-wide change-of-shift bedside nursing report process, and optimizing staff schedules for patient safety and nursing satisfaction. She is an active member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, most recently serving on a Task Force to develop a national electronic mentoring database.