Everywhere you look in healthcare, disruptive changes are emerging, yet the pressure to keep productivity up is ever-present. There are ways to minimize disruption and make adoption stick.
Change Rx for Healthcare: Your Prescription for Leading Change showcases a case study of a large, transformational change implementing an electronic health record platform, as well as a collection of best-practice tools for leading through change or adopting change successfully. The author also includes hints on how to take learning and applying the contents to the next level and provides a detailed review of the science and profession of change adoption.
This book will help any executive, physician, leader, consultant, project member, or change management professional become more familiar with the science of change and tools that make it faster and easier.
Table of Contents
Introduction. Change Is Everywhere. YOU are the People Side of Change. A Proven Approach for Successful Change Adoption. Change Adoption Methodology-Diagnostic. Change Adoption Methodology-Communications. Change Adoption Methodology- Leadership Engagement. Change Adoption Methodology-Adoption Measurement. Call to Action.
"In an era when major change initiatives cost millions of dollars and impact tens of thousands of people, adding professional change management expertise to a project team is a no-brainer investment. By engaging Dr. Killpack and using the same tools and techniques provided in this book, I was better able to leverage and enhance my overall leadership effectiveness and successfully sponsor a large, enterprise-wide change transformation"
- Steve Gordon, MD, National Healthcare Principal, Point B
"Leading or impacted by change in healthcare? This book is for you! This immensely practical guide is a must read for leaders, project team members, clinicians and front line staff alike. Keely delivers useful advice and tools that will improve your change game immediately. Take the mystery our of change and build confidence with Keely as your coach."
- Claire McCarthy, MA, FHIMSS, CCMP, 2010 HIMSS Book of the Year Co-Author
"Keely and her change team were instrumental in the success of the project. They were able to bridge the gap between Implementation (IT) and the operational teams to ensure the necessary change management factors were considered and executed. This allowed transparency with the end user and the leadership base which was a major contributing factor to the overall success of the project. Keely was an excellent resource to work with throughout the course of the project. She brought key change management expertise and drove communication, change management and system adoption experience that was invaluable to the project."
- Marc Movrich, Implementation Services Director, Epic Systems