16
April
2020
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03:15 PM
America/New_York

65 hospital leaders in 10 states hit hardest by COVID-19 offer advice to colleagues: If you do nothing else, at least do this

Becker’s Hospital Review shares guidance from health system leaders at organizations in 10 states impacted the hardest by COVID-19, including Louis A. Shapiro, president and CEO at HSS, to offer critical actions for their colleagues across the U.S. to take as the virus continues to spread. 

Mr. Shapiro advised to set up a robust organizational structure, be forward-looking, think about what you need to do before doing it, and to not underestimate the importance of communicating with your workforce. “Visibility, transparency, inspiration and timeliness are all critical. Remember your hidden heroes: environmental services, engineering, supply chain, microbiology. Figure out a way to capture what you learned and make sure you pull it through to the other side. Develop your "return to new normal" plan well before you need it,” said Mr. Shapiro.

Read the full article at Beckershospitalreview.com.