Cabell Jonas, Marketing and Planning Leadership Council
In a recently released article, Wired.com reports that the ‘quantified self’ movement has now entered the workplace.
Mobile tech and innovation company Citizen Inc. has launched a voluntary program for employees to collect and share their health, wellness, and productivity data with the company. Citizen hopes to use the data to study employees’ productivity drivers, overall quality of life, and health.
Would you share your Fitbit data with your employer?
Emilia Thurber, Marketing and Planning Leadership Council
While many organizations encourage staff to collaborate across divisions, their performance management systems may be sending a completely different message. By rewarding leaders and staff for department-, service line-, and facility-specific outcomes, executives inadvertently reinforce the silos that they are trying so hard to overcome.
So how can providers fix this incentive issue? Here we profile three different organizations who are supporting collaboration by rewarding shared achievements. These strategies can be used to improve collaboration within independent hospitals, physician groups, and health systems.
Are you rewarding silos?
Although traditional M&A activity remains strong, smaller provider organizations tell us they are exploring more innovative partnerships to protect and grow market share. They’re establishing partnerships for three main reasons: