The Heart of Healthcare – Jimmie Hansel, PhD, CEO

As we embark upon the fall season, we find ourselves in the midst of a changing culture in health care. With the increase in internet medical-related searches, our consumers are becoming more knowledgeable and involved in their diagnosis and care than any other period of modern history. How well this new partnership of consumer/caregiver works [...]

Community Forum – March 27, 2013

 Community Forum with Jim Hansel  “Neighbors Caring For Neighbors”  By Loann Johnson I was asked to attend a Community Forum on Tuesday evening, March 26th, at the Riverview in Lewellen.  I really was not sure what the discussion was to be about, but knew it would probably be health services in our area since Dr. [...]

The Person Holding Back At Work Is Likely….You

The Person Holding Back At Work Is Likely….You Most likely you were drawn to your profession because it enables you to use your skills, knowledge and talents to their maximum potential.  But if lately you feel as though you’re standing still or stuck in a rut, it may be time to step back and evaluate [...]

The Power of One

The Power of One John F. Kennedy once said, “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” The key to successful change within an organization is built upon the premise and understanding that we are all participants…always and all ways.  While [...]

Building a Front Porch Attitude

Building a Front-Porch Attitude How do you talk with visitors on your front porch at home? In a caring, comfortable and attentive manner. Here’s how a front-porch attitude works on the job: Once a day, leave your office for at least 30 minutes Walk (or drive if necessary) through your area of responsibility Listen to [...]