38 min

Focusing on Positivity & Optimism in Challenging Times Heroes of Healthcare

    • Medicine

Medical staff have been put through the ringer over the last year. Hospital systems have experienced economic challenges, a reduction in workforce, and of course, the continuing challenges related to COVID.
With all that is going on, keeping morale high might seem like a gargantuan task.
In this episode, Jordan Voigt , President, Genesis Medical Center - Davenport, talks about how his team instituted an initiative around positivity and optimism, and how it resulted in improved levels of happiness, despite these challenging times.
We discuss:

Investing in the personal happiness of medical center staff.
How a focus on optimism influenced the center during COVID.
Strategies for recruitment and retention.
The challenges of vaccine mandates.

Check out these resources we mentioned during the podcast:

The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor

Medical staff have been put through the ringer over the last year. Hospital systems have experienced economic challenges, a reduction in workforce, and of course, the continuing challenges related to COVID.
With all that is going on, keeping morale high might seem like a gargantuan task.
In this episode, Jordan Voigt , President, Genesis Medical Center - Davenport, talks about how his team instituted an initiative around positivity and optimism, and how it resulted in improved levels of happiness, despite these challenging times.
We discuss:

Investing in the personal happiness of medical center staff.
How a focus on optimism influenced the center during COVID.
Strategies for recruitment and retention.
The challenges of vaccine mandates.

Check out these resources we mentioned during the podcast:

The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor

38 min