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From the abstract: “There is evidence that feedback from 360- degree surveys—combined with coaching—can improve physician team performance and quality of patient care. The Physicians Universal Leadership-Teamwork Skills Education (PULSE) 360 is one such survey tool that is used to assess work colleagues’ and coworkers’ perceptions of a physician’s leadership, teamwork, and clinical practice style.”...
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While healthcare organizations can learn from the 360-degree feedback systems successfully used by businesses, it is not advisable to use their surveys and protocol, but rather to select one that is designed for healthcare and hospitals. The following are four essential healthcare-specific criteria for measuring and increasing the practice and people skills of physicians:   1.......
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While healthcare has readily adopted Pay-for-Performance relating to technical skills, perhaps the time has come to embrace Pay-for-Professionalism for physicians. Should we admit that these non-technical skills matter enough for a new approach? If physician productivity is important enough to be incentivized, shouldn’t we do the same for professionalism? A wealth of research has shown a correlation......
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