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Another Look at RN Skill Level & Patient Outcomes

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

(First Published in Linked In Pulse Aug 5, 2015 by Ruth Hansten) Wondering about healthcare acquired conditions, errors, readmissions, and lack of care coordination throughout the continuum? Have you checked your basic professional practice skills lately?  Optimal Skill Levels would be 100%. In reviewing 1382 RNs’ self-assessed skill level before RROHC (Relationship & Results Oriented […]

There’s Treasure Buried in this Leadership Habit

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Rich rewards can be reaped by incorporating reflection into your leadership routine.  Any resistors out there?  Full disclosure demands that I state that I am a reformed, recovering Instant Decision-Maker Just-Do- It You-Can-Have-it-All Diligent Worker.  I grew up in a home with 2nd generation immigrants just off the homestead with the belief that if you […]

NEW Advance Orders for the Master Coach Manual

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Reserve your copy NEW! Advance Orders for the MASTER COACH MANUAL for the Relationship & Results Oriented Healthcare Program   A DAILY WORKBOOK RESOURCE FOR EVERY HEALTHCARE LEADER PURSUING ZERO HARM New from Hansten Healthcare PLLC: a vital resource derived from 22 years as a consultant  and educator for approximately 175 healthcare organizations and 40 […]

Scarcity Mindset and Diminished Mental Bandwidth

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

  Resilient individuals see their world as one of abundance rather than scarcity. Sendhill Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir’s research about the cognitive impact of scarcity, and the resulting decrease in fluid intelligence and self-control was featured in the January 2014 Scientific American Mind.  My mind is racing with a myriad of  correlations to nursing and […]

First Chapter of Prioritization, Delegation,Supervision Complimentary on Kindle

Monday, December 30th, 2013

New Resource for Prioritization, Delegation, and Supervision! The 3rd Edition of Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment (LaCharity, Kumugai, and Bartz) with the introductory chapter by Ruth Hansten, is now  available for purchase. AND if you follow the link below, click on the Google Books resource and you have access to a complimentary e-book copy of the succinct overview […]