When hospice reverts to the lowest common denominator and leaders obsess about metrics, it's time to speak. Self-inflated leaders assume clinicians give until their backs break, given no raises for years. A clinical ladder is a rainbow’s pot of gold. Others have a sorrier job and must be motivated by money. Abysmal leaders dangle extrinsic rewards for admission, hiring and EDBITA targets. “Sign on” bonuses entice people into a poor work environment. Employees’ voice equals their raise, zero.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Kindred Goes After Gentiva
Gentiva gobbled up Harden's home health and hospices then cut nearly 100 sites via combination or elimination. Kindred Healthcare wants to do likewise to Gentiva. Will the gobbler become the gobblee?