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Aug06

Communicating Change: Voicing Change Pt.3

Posted by: Guest Blogger: Kirk Livingston on Thursday, August 6, 2015 | Comments (0)

Voicing change is hard. You’ll have better results if you look for areas of resonance, find new ways to describe change, and identify those places where change is resisted.


Jul21

Communicating Change: Conversation as a Collaboration Tool for the Value-based Future Pt.2

Posted by: Guest Blogger: Kirk Livingston on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | Comments (1)

When is a conversation more than just passing information or whiling away a few minutes?

When either or both conversation partners take more away from the conversation than they brought to it—and especially when something new is born from the exchange. This “new” thing is a connection point that works to push new ideas forward into practice. But how to get to “something new”? It’s hard enough just to find time to talk with teammates, let alone locating that unbridled time when conversation can flow freely. Such time is rarely built into one’s schedule.


Jul13

Communicating Change: Help Your Team Adapt to a Value-First Environment Pt.1

Posted by: Guest Blogger: Kirk Livingston on Monday, July 13, 2015 | Comments (1)
Help Your Team Adapt to a Value-First Environment It takes a team to transition to value-based medicine. And that transition simply won’t happen unless everyone in the practice or system is on board. If you, as a physician or administrator, are charged with leading change, where do you begin? This is the first of a three-part series of posts on collaboration and communicating change; we’ll address these simple but important questions: How can I help my team have a value-first ...