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#22 How to Leverage the Individual and Team Tension that Exists in Today’s Healthcare Environments featuring Tony Suchman, MD.

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#22 How to Leverage the Individual and Team Tension that Exists in Today’s Healthcare Environments featuring Tony Suchman, MD.

December 11, 2019
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#22 How to Leverage the Individual and Team Tension that Exists in Today’s Healthcare Environments featuring Tony Suchman, MD.

No one health professional can be responsible for the delivery of quality safe care, but many have not been prepared to work in teams.

This is one of the greatest challenges faced in healthcare today.

There is a lot to learn about leveraging this tension between individual and team in today’s healthcare environments. 

Experiences vary greatly across the country from one healthcare organization or practice to another.  

What are you experiencing?  

In this episode, we interview Dr. Tony Suchman, an organizational change and transformation expert.  Tony shares with us his experiences and perspectives as a physician regarding the tension between individuals and teams in healthcare. 

He talks about the realities from a physician perspective and those things that have historically influenced the ability of physicians to work in teams.

He also encourages all of us to consider the importance of systems thinking, culture, and leadership when it comes to supporting both individuals and teams.

We discuss the various strategies like team training, service lines, and financial incentives being implemented, and how these initiatives are influencing the advancement of teamwork.

“There is no care without individuals, but at the same time there is no individual who can give care all by him or herself”.  Dr. Tony Suchman

This is the heart of the individual and team polarity.  

Join us for this very thought provoking and enlightening conversation.

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