Culture is commonly a significant barrier to change in hospital and surgical center ORs. Today’s OR leaders know that overcoming this barrier demands appropriate and thoughtful staff engagement in order to create buy-in and support for changes. Join this webinar to learn effective tips and tricks for creating a culture that is supportive of change. Find out how to leverage best-practice ideas to create a governance structure to align leaders, to build performance dashboards that effectively engage and incentivize staff, to execute routine operational tactics that keep everyone on the same page, and more!
- Discuss how to create a change-ready culture.
- Identify effective governance strategies to support needed change.
- Describe how to measure success
- Discuss case study examples of how hospitals implemented change strategies to improve culture.
Tom Blasco, MD, MS, is a practicing, board-certified anesthesiologist/intensivist and a Medical Director with Surgical Directions. He also serves as the Medical Director at the Illinois Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery Center (ISMOSC). Dr. Blasco works extensively with hospital surgical and procedural departments to improve financial performance, operational efficiency, and organizational effectiveness. Previously, Dr. Blasco served as Vice Chairman of Anesthesiology at Parkside Anesthesia in Chicago. He has been instrumental in the development of several free-standing, physician-owned outpatient surgery centers, including the Chicago Prostate Cancer Center and the Illinois Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery Center. He has held academic positions at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago.