"Influencer: The Power to Change Anything", by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler, offers practical strategies for implementing change in the healthcare workplace.
It's no surprise that healthcare is fraught with change, both imposed and initiated. A quick scan of the health system on any given day produces examples of new technology, promising medications or ground-breaking procedures.
Yet successful implementation is questionable for a majority of those examples. Not because the tool or product is subpar per se, but because leaders typically don't know how to introduce "new" or "change" into organizations...and make the transformation last.