one in 25 hospital patients has at least one healthcare associated infection

One in 25 hospital patients has at least one

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one in 25 hospital patients has at least one healthcare-associated infection [ CITATION Cen161 \l 1033 ] . Keeping patients safe from easily preventable infections is imperative. Providing multiple areas to clean hands as including soap and water with easily accessible dispensers as well foam and alcohol hand hygiene dispensers in door-ways, common areas and along hallways will increase the compliance. Employee Engagement
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ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT 9 Low staff turnover rates are a challenge for every organization. Retaining good employees is an issue in every industry, but with long hours and emotionally draining work, retaining healthcare workers has its own special challenges [ CITATION Bar14 \l 1033 ] . Staff retention can be reduces through culture, training and engagement. Managing early interactions with new employees and following up frequently to ensure they understand the culture of the organization is key. Providing adequate and appropriate training to ensure success to ensure that employees can see where they can go within the organization and what path they need to follow to get to their goals. Finally, reviewing employee engagement surveys and listening to what is being said will give the employees a voice and improve their engagement. There will always be employees who feel they don’t have what it takes to stay in a high-pressure job in healthcare, but if organizations pay attention to factors such as culture, training and engagement, they may be able to reduce turnover and improve experiences for both employees and patients [ CITATION Bar14 \l 1033 ] . Training Compliance Training compliance of healthcare staff can be challenging. Staff members must meet the requirements of their daily job and still find time to attend training and educational offering. Supplying the staff with increased access to training through the use of online modules will increase the availability of the training and help meet the needs of the department. Offering live training and educational sessions throughout the day during different shifts will also increase access to the training. Without continued investment in healthcare professionals' education, the vision of high quality, guideline-driven, evidence-based health care will never come to fruition [ CITATION Fle07 \l 1033 ] .
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ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT 10 Advantages of Performance Scorecards Using a balanced scorecard allows the ideas of the mission, vision and strategy to be linked to working measures for everyone in the organization to understand. Some of the advantages of a balanced score card include transparency, organizational strategy and balanced performance. These three advantages will be discussed further in the following sections of this paper . Transparency Patients and families as well as potential new staff want to know about the quality of care provided. They want information that assists them when making informed choices about the healthcare they receive or the facility in which they work. Sharing information about
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