Humans are by nature beings of repetitious activity. We learn to win through various tried-and-true processes. Formulas regarding change and proven to yield positive results become instinctive nature while those viewed as faulty practices have fallen to the wayside.
When do healthcare mergers and acquisitions (M&As) struggle? When the acquired practice and practitioners and the acquiring organization reach an impasse over the changes, we start to see morale, well being and quality of care suffer. But failure can be averted, or reversed, if you follow some proven principles.
A Merger or Acquisition (M&A) can quickly become “toxic” if the two entities merging don’t understand each other’s needs and priorities. In healthcare, the practitioners being acquired struggle with new systems and processes.
This brief video series by Hilary Scarlett gives us a taste of how businesses can help improve employee mindset, capacity to deal with change and motivation using things learned in the field of neuroscience. For those desiring more than this video appetizer, Scarlett’s Neuroscience for Organizational Change: An Evidence-based [...]