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Actions for Workforce Recovery - October 2022

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Actions for Workforce Recovery - October 2022
The American Hospital Association (AHA) has put out an extensive report on addressing the healthcare workforce crisis. One nugget in it, the Healthcare Rescue Package: “The Wellbeing Five” suggests refreshingly accessible actions...
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November 2022 Issue of RWHC Eye On Health Newsletter
This issue includes: Our Broken Post-Acute System, Family Caregivers “Hung Out to Dry”, Rural Covid Death Rate 36% Above Urban, Federal Penalty on Work to Improve Health, Workforce Housing to Sustain Recruitment, Leadership Insights: “Kind to Do List”, Mon...
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31st ANNUAL $2,500 RURAL HEALTH PRIZE

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31st ANNUAL $2,500 RURAL HEALTH PRIZE
The Hermes Monato, Prize of $2,500 is awarded annually for the best rural health paper. There are no rigid requirements for the length, format, etc. To date, winning papers have ranged from first person essays to formal “journal ready” articles.
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Kind To-Do List - September 2022

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Kind To-Do List - September 2022
The community I work in has yard signs posted everywhere that say “Be Kind.” That’s it. Just be kind. An out-of-town friend came to visit and said the signs made her a little cranky. “Why should we have to tell people to be kind?” she asked. I don’t know...
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October 2022 Issue of RWHC Eye On Health Newsletter
This issue includes: WI Hosts Federal Reserve Bank, Urgency Needed re Rural Health Challenges, Rural Health Knows How to Innovate, Rural Health Careers Video Game Launch, Rural WI Community Engagement Awards, Monato Essay Prize: "Bulls and Hippos", Leadership ...
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Making the Rounds - August 2022

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Making the Rounds - August 2022
It can be easy to slip into “check-the-box” rounding with employees: “How’s it going? Everything good? Great, keep up the good work!” Just because you talked to someone does not mean you rounded. It’s more than that. Think of rounding as intentional comm...
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Healthcare leaders to use video game for recruitment, offer insight into rural healthcare
It’s a video game parents may actually want their kids to play and soon it will be introduced to high schools across Wisconsin. Founder of Acme Nerd Games Mary Romolino said the game is a new approach to recruitment and getting kids interested in rural health...
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Keep On Keeping On

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Keep On Keeping On
A few months ago I had the privilege of attending a three day gospel festival at the Crystal Grand in WI Dells. One of the talented groups was Ernie Haase and Signature Sound. They shared the song “Keep On Keeping On”. I remember how moved my soul was listen...
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August/September 2022 Issue of RWHC Eye On Health Newsletter
This issue includes: Double Hit of Aging Population on Healthcare, The Post COVID-19 Struggle for Rural Health, The Rural Emergency Hospital Model, Rural OB Needs Our Country’s Support, Leadership Insights: “Gen Z”, Celebrate Children, Upcoming RWHC Leader...
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Gen Z July - 2022

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Gen Z July - 2022
You might not need to read this article about Gen Z. Also referred to as Zoomers, this is the generation currently entering the workforce, born between the mid 1990’s - mid 2000’s. If you are already doing the following with all of your employees, regardless...
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Take a Time Out

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Take a Time Out
We all deserve and need a time out sometimes. Several things come to mind for me when I think about this topic. Today, however I am going to focus on two ideas. First, we most definitely need a time out when we are emotionally triggered. More on this in a bit....
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Nobody's Perfect - June 2022

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Nobody's Perfect - June 2022
If your belief pattern is that you should be perfect, you not only will fail at it, you will miss your greatness. A fixation on perfection robs people of so much that makes life worth living: joy, self-esteem, zest for life, and that feeling of satisfaction th...
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Three Rural Opportunities

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Three Rural Opportunities
Presentation by Tim Size for the 2022 Wisconsin Rural Health Conference
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July 2022 Issue of RWHC Eye On Health Newsletter

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July 2022 Issue of RWHC Eye On Health Newsletter
This EOH issue includes: We Must Invest in Rural Medical Education, Role of Healthcare in Rural Development, Models of Multi-Sector Partnerships, Wisconsin Vaccine PSA Earns National Award, COVID Vaccine Checklist for Kids Age 5-11, Leadership Insights: “Nob...
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