Data analysis has earned buzzword status, and healthcare isn’t exempt. Unfortunately, healthcare professionals face numerous hurdles when it comes to gathering, integrating and digesting data. Part of the issue lies with the disparate systems in which data is housed, while another is the lag time between various data sets such as clinical data versus payer data.
Part of a series for The Hartford's Vocational Rehab Team aimed at helping job seekers get back into the workforce.
Take a vacation to avoid burnout…you may read this title and think that the vacation, itself, is all you need to recover from burnout and find your groove at work. But it’s not quite that simple – especially now. The pandemic has not only complicated travel but also blurred the lines between work and home, making it harder than ever to truly unplug.
Data analysis has earned buzzword status, and healthcare isn’t exempt. Unfortunately, healthcare professionals face numerous hurdles when it comes to gathering, integrating and digesting data. Part of the issue lies with the disparate systems in which data is housed, while another is the lag time between various data sets such as clinical data versus payer data. During Modern Healthcare’s recent Virtual Patient Safety and Quality Conference, Conduent sponsored an expert panel with leaders of ...
Despite some newsworthy chatbot failures, use of this technology isn’t going anywhere but up. Many business leaders see virtual agents as the ultimate win-win — and they can be. When built well and implemented correctly, chatbots and other types of AI-based support solutions improve user experience, free up employees to focus on higher value work, and save money. With all this going for chatbot technology, it’s no surprise that experts predict stunning growth...
We live in a world that seems to require a constant connection to devices. On average, Americans spend more than five hours a day looking at their smartphones, checking their devices 262 times each day. What is all this technology doing to our brains? As we spend more time browsing on our phones, our brains’ ability to acquire, process and apply information atrophies. Enter: Brain teasers.
At some point in most women’s lives, they’ll need Maternity Leave. I’ve taken two. Using that time both to care for and bond with my babies, and to heal and adjust was priceless—figuratively.
When you looked at our finances, it definitely came at a cost.
If you experience imposter syndrome, don’t let it steamroll you, squash your sense of accomplishment or prevent you from learning and trying new things. The feeling may not go away forever, but that doesn’t mean you can’t beat it when it rears its ugly head – and you’ll get better with practice.
Gone are the days when frequent business travel and parenting simply didn’t mix. Today, not only can you keep in touch with your kids on a work trip, but you can also be a legitimately present parent — and co-parent — even when you’re away from home.
Here are a few tips to help parents do both of their important jobs well while traveling for work.
Help your kids visualize your trip
When kids can visualize where you’re going, they can feel more connected to you while you’re gone. Before you le...
This thought leadership piece is presented as an interactive infographic. Conduent asked me to watch a webinar and read one of their sponsored studies with the goal of brainstorming additional spin-off content. One of my ideas was an infographic to present compelling stats shared in both formats. After it was written, the internal reviewers' curiosity was sparked and they wanted more. So, I beefed up the content and the wonderful design team found a way to create an engaging, guided way to consume it
What do printer ink, client lunches and shipping costs all have in common? They’re business expenses—the costs incurred while operating your business. And, as long as you run a for-profit company, you can deduct many of these expenses from your taxable income to help your business’s finances at tax time.
What Are Some Examples of Small Business Expenses?
The types of business expenses you incur will vary depending on your specific business. For instance, a photographer...
This white paper discusses the need to take care of your people during any and all digital transformation efforts. We present research to back up our points that, to succeed with digital transformation efforts, the people who will be affected also need to buy in. Without a plan in place to take care of their employees' futures, most businesses that set out to achieve digital transformation, especially automation, fail to reach their goals.
I wrote this article for The Hartford to promote their eBook, "Opportunity Knocks: How to Find and Pursue a Business Idea That’s Right for You."
A great idea is just the seed when it comes to growing a successful business. After all, one-third of new businesses fail in the first two years, and half close their doors in the first five years—and it’s not because they all started with bad ideas. Some had great ideas but didn’t have strong business strategies or the right people leading them.
Take sliced bread as an example...