How to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Today and Everyday

By Giuliana LaMantia | 3/3/17 11:00 AM

Every member of the team works to advance your organization. That said, it’s important to express employee apprecation blog.jpgappreciation for each role, whether large or small, for what they do. Taking the time to recognize your employees ensures that workers feel welcome and needed, and it can only impact your organization and culture in a positive way.

Employee Appreciation Day takes place March 3, and we think today is as good of a time as ever to show your employees that you appreciate them. However, it’s a good idea to show positive reinforcement to your staff not just today, but on a regular basis. Day-to-day recognition creates a sense of meaning and purpose for employees. In honor of the holiday, we’ve put together some ideas you can use to express appreciation to your team members any day.

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The Challenges of Onboarding Employees and How an Intranet Can Help

By Jason Oshita | 2/14/17 11:00 AM

Assimilating into a new role is exciting for both parties. New hires look forward to the opportunities Depositphotos_24863797_original.jpgpresented at their new company, while the company can’t wait to see what their new employees will bring to the table. However, in the healthcare industry and beyond, onboarding new employees comes with it’s own set of challenges. Here are some of the common struggles faced in those first couple of weeks, along with the features of an employee portal that are meant to assist with those challenges.

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Engagement Tips For Your Healthcare Website And Employee Portal

By Jason Oshita | 11/15/16 11:00 AM

 

It’s no secret that your employee portal and your website serve two different functions, have two Depositphotos_24863797_original.jpgdifferent voices and take on two different personas. Your Intranet works to consolidate all functions within the workplace, automating processes and communications with other staff members. In short, your Intranet focuses on engagement between employees so that you can carry out the best possible work. The portal is behind-the-scenes. Your website, on the other hand, is the face of the organization. It serves to market your practice to the public. It engages patients and tries to reach out to potential new patients. Here are some tips on engagement with your healthcare website and your employee and staff Intranet.

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6 Time Savers Using Your Hospital Intranet - New eGuide

By Anne Sweeney | 8/30/16 11:00 AM

 

In a hospital setting, every moment is crucial. With a work day packed to the brim, it's imperative to have theScreen_Shot_2016-08-22_at_1.05.18_PM.png most efficient means of completing tasks, especially the smaller ones. Your Intranet can assist you in completing these tasks, making them simpler and quicker. The more time you save, the less stressful your day is. Read More >

Tips To Retain Hospital Staff

By Anne Sweeney | 7/26/16 11:00 AM

Hospitals, medical centers, and healthcare organizations incur some of the highest internal costs compared to other industries. That said, they are always on the hunt for innovative ways to reduce their internal costs, tighten their expenditures and minimize healthcare policy changes.

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Retaining a highly experienced and already trained hospital staff makes a positive impact on costs. Staff can range from doctors, surgeons, nurses, and even the housekeeping and cleaning department of the hospital. Retaining a skilled workforce will save a hospital thousands of dollars over a period of time. Activities like revitalizing or cleaning up computer equipment for the new staff member, training of new staff, and the potential costs of recruiting can affect a hospital’s bottom line.

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Tech Tip: How To Adjust Maximum File Upload Size

By Justin Oshita | 7/5/16 1:53 PM

Adjust Maximum File Upload SizeAs a Technical Support Specialist for intranets and websites, I have been getting a lot of requests from users to post videos on their sites.  Videos are a great way to engage employees and make the hospital’s intranet a more interesting place to go, but video files are sometimes too big to upload normally through the intranet GUI.  This is because Microsoft’s Internet Information Services (IIS) limits the upload file size to only 30MB.  This post  outlines how a server manager can easily make the change to allow larger files to be uploaded to their hospital’s intranet.

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Employee Recognition on Your Hospital Intranet

By HospitalPORTAL | 5/24/16 2:20 PM

bigstock-Great-Job-Good-Work-Recognitio-120948221.jpgUsing an Intranet to create a culture of engagement and recognition can be very rewarding for your staff. A simple kudos can boost your organization’s productivity, morale, and even decrease employee attrition rates. When an employee feels that their extra efforts or hard work have paid off, it can really super charge the culture of the organization. A monetary bonus is not the only way to honor good work—a thank you can go a long way. I wanted to share four ways you can utilize your hospital Intranet to share the love and make your organization a more pleasant place to be.

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10 Super Ideas for Promoting Your Hospital’s Intranet

By HospitalPORTAL | 3/22/16 3:14 PM

Tips_to_keep_Hospital_Intranet_engaging_by_HospitalPortalThe decision to deploy a new Intranet solution in your hospital may be simpler than getting people to make use of it. People often become accustomed to a specific workflow or they may seem resistant to change, even if it will improve the efficiency of their job in the long run. We’ve put together a list of 10 great ideas to help promote your hospital’s Intranet and attract more interest for people who enjoy the social aspects of their job.

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The Importance of Internal Marketing in the Healthcare Workplace

By HospitalPORTAL | 12/8/15 2:08 PM

Marketing_Reach.jpgInternal Marketing could be just what your organization needs to create the team you wish it was. When most people think of marketing they see large ads and catchy slogans. Marketers are essentially professional attention getters. This is traditionally used to grab attention from potential clients/customers or patients in the hospital world. Turning this power of a captive audience to your internal needs could be an extremely effective tool to your organization. An Intranet is the perfect tool to start bringing your employees and executive team into collaboration and increase employee engagement.

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THE MOMENT OF TRUTH: EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AFTER AN INTRANET LAUNCH

By Justin Oshita | 11/3/15 8:00 AM

Employee engagement after an intranet launchIt’s time!  Months of hard work is about to pay off with the launching of your intranet.  Is it going to be the opening of the floodgates of communication within your organization or will it be a trickle? Employee engagement is vital to a successful launch of your intranet. In this blog post we’ll talk about ways to ensure that the intranet doesn’t flop when you finally flip the switch at go-live.

The most important thing to do is to get your marketing team involved.  They are the experts on getting the word out to people.  If people don’t know what changes the new intranet will bring, they won’t bother to utilize it to its potential.  Some ways that the Marketing team can get involved is to make posters with screen shots of pages, make a video tour of the new intranet, and making sure there is something in the newsletter about it.  These things should highlight the aspects of the intranet that will make staff’s lives easier, more productive, and that are engaging.

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