The Retailization of Healthcare – Part 2

By Coker Barton, Senior Vice President Healthcare and Stacey Berthon, Senior Vice President Retail

In the first part of our video series on the retailization of healthcare, Senior Vice President of Healthcare Coker Barton and Senior Vice President of Retail Stacy Berthon discussed the new trend that is pushing healthcare providers to look at their services from a consumer point of view. In part two, Coker and Stacey explain how this shift is driving medical providers to compete and strategize like retail developers.

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The Retailization of Healthcare

By Coker Barton, Senior Vice President Healthcare and Stacey Berthon, Senior Vice President Retail

There is a new trend toward retail-based healthcare, driven by consumers taking a more active role in healthcare decisions and seeking care on their own terms.  This retailization of healthcare is pushing health providers to look at their services from a consumer point of view and to “compete” against other medical providers to provide the quickest and most convenient care.

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SQP MEETINGS: FINDING AND ADDRESSING SAFETY RISK, INTENTIONALLY

By Bart Wilder, Vice President of Safety

We’re pretty up front about our safety goals here at Hoar. We want a world-class safety program and a culture that demands we always strive to get better. We’ve certainly got the progressive culture, but – while our safety program is very strong – we’re still aiming for world-class. One tool we’re using to get better is a process we call SQPM, or the Safety-Quality Preplanning Meeting. Learn More SQP MEETINGS: FINDING AND ADDRESSING SAFETY RISK, INTENTIONALLY

SQP MEETING: GETTING RESULTS

By Pape Fall, Corporate Quality Director

In my last two blog posts, I’ve discussed how Hoar’s SQP meetings work, and the many benefits of our SQPM process. Today I’ll touch on the results of this meeting and process.

The SQPM produces several outputs. For quality, we develop a good action list, assigning responsibility for each issue. Learn More SQP MEETING: GETTING RESULTS

SQP MEETINGS: THE SECRET SAUCE OF HOAR’S QA/QC PROGRAM

By Pape Fall, Corporate Quality Director

At Hoar, we’re planners. We always have been. So for the new year, we’re writing a four-part series on planning and how it ties into our safety culture and quality assurance program.

We’re always pushing ourselves to get better here at Hoar. Those two impulses combined about four years ago into a process we call SQPM, or the Safety-Quality Preplanning Meeting. Learn More SQP MEETINGS: THE SECRET SAUCE OF HOAR’S QA/QC PROGRAM

CEO PUTS FOCUS ON PRECON TO COMBAT RISING COSTS

By Rob Burton

As an industry, we are all concerned about the rising cost of construction.  We read in the newspaper that inflation is tame and may rise to 2 percent, yet budget pressures on construction projects are common. We are sure we have accurate data and our estimates are complete, yet we continue to stress over rising construction cost. What gives? Learn More CEO PUTS FOCUS ON PRECON TO COMBAT RISING COSTS