Change Management and Change Consulting for Thriving in Healthcare’s Changing Landscape

Healthcare is an industry that is undergoing continuous and rapid transformation. We live in an era of decreasing reimbursements, increasing costs and penalties for certain readmissions with higher demands on safety and quality in patient care, leaving many organizations scrambling to implement changes to maintain or improve their quality of care.

Leaders in Healthcare Change Management and Change Consulting

Creating plans for implementing change for successful organizational outcomes is the heart of our OD and change management program.

Rising Stars’ President, Joanne Schlosser, is a Master Change Agent who had trained hundreds of leaders in a variety of change management tools and methodologies including the William Bridges Model of Change and Transition, GE Change Acceleration Process (CAP) and GE WorkOut. Dennece McKelvy has over 25 years of progressively responsible experience in General Management directing as many as 300+ employees for business units with revenues in excess of $100 million in multi-billion dollar corporations and has implemented numerous large and small scale changes. [Learn about the Rising Stars Change Training Classes]

Implementing Change

The Rising Stars team has led numerous hospitals and healthcare organizations in implementing successful change management strategies including:

  • Opening a brand new, state of the art hospital (which has won many “Best of the Best” awards since opening)
  • Successful implementation of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) for clinicians as well as Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE)
  • Successful implementation of remote electronic monitoring of Medical/Surgical Patients
  • Cost savings by minimizing waste reduction of Patient Specific Medications
  • Improving admission process to benefit patients
  • Improving physician badging process
  • Restructuring staff assignments to improve productivity
  • Creating interdisciplinary rounding process for a hospital unit
  • Use of LEAN methodology to remove non-value added steps from processes, increasing efficiency and reducing waste
  • Decreasing Length of Stay (LOS) for outpatients in cardiac catheterization labs
  • Cost savings by minimizing waste reduction of Patient Specific Medications
  • Closing a hospital campus
  • Creation and roll out of a New Leader Experience training program that has served thousands of newly hired and promoted leaders
  • Significant restructure of a board of directors

Rising Stars also delivers several effective change training programs, providing senior executives, managers, physician leaders and hospital teams with the skills needed to lead change effectively.
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Contact Rising Stars today and start reaping the benefits of a comprehensive change management program designed exclusively for healthcare leaders and organizations – or 602-909-4990.

“Through Joanne’s training, I became a leader that people turned to for input that would impact many clients and employees in our organization. Joanne has played a key role in my personal development.”

– Malcolm Smith, MA, Senior Manager, Social Work, Interim Director, Case Management

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