Providing high quality and cost effective care has moved from mantra to reality as external organizations as Accountable Care Organizations, Bundled Payment Organizations, capitated systems and other insurers are selectively choosing a defined network of nursing facilities to meet their needs. Nursing facilities are reaching out to their medical directors to insure high quality. Medical directors need many tools to effect change and leadership traits and skills are very effective in accomplishing this.
This session will review leadership principles in depth as how they may apply to medical direction.
Describe leadership principles.
Describe skills, traits and competencies of effective leaders.
Discuss how leadership principles apply to nursing home setting.
Demonstrate two skills which may be helpful in your facility.