Resolute on Resolutions

America has always used the new year to make a new start. New Year's resolutions are an exciting opportunity to challenge ourselves on what we think we're capable of doing...or they crash and burn within a week of trying. So how many of us succeed in staying resolute on our resolutions? How many of us make resolutions at all? We try and answer these questions and many more as we look into this beloved (or bemoaned) American tradition. 

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The Greatest of These is Food

There are many great traditions during the holiday season - house decorating, gift giving, movie watching and so on. But if there is one thing every family in America does around the holidays, its eating, and lots of it. We know this not just because we see our favorite uncle pass out on the couch every year, but because of hospital admission rates. 

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How to Think like a Rookie

Whoever thought being a Rookie was a good thing? Well Liz Wiseman, author of Rookie Smarts did. She turned what was once thought as a disadvantage, and revealed the hidden advantages of being a newcomer of any age and in any field. We thought this idea is too good not too share and is particularly applicable to healthcare, where the learning never stops.

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5 Ways to Build a Better Team

Teams are hard. For anyone that has been in a position of leadership, you know that gathering a group of individuals and directing them towards a common goal can be complicated. By looking at both the macro and micro levels of the clinic, we can start to see where the problems arise and how they can be fixed. From this, we have come up with 5 ways to build a better team for healthcare. 

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Lean Operations & The Healthcare Industry

The Lean Production system pioneered by Toyota has spawned an entire cirriculum based on its manufacturing ideologies called Six Sigma. Regardless of the products made or services rendered, any company can learn from its three main principles: eliminating waste, valuing staff, and continuing improvement. Here we look at what makes the Lean system work and why it's a perfect fit for hospitals and the healthcare industry as a whole. 

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The Solution to Work-Related Injuries

Our people are our most valuable asset here at BB Imaging, and so the ergonomics and work conditions of our employees is a topic that is always on our mind. Many people outside of the industry may not realize it, but all healthcare providers put their body on the line in the clinic on a daily basis. So the question is, how can we put an end to work-related injuries that seem to plague the industry?

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