Want a way to keep staff motivated through the end-of-the-year grind? ASC leader Woodrow Moore weighs in

The Physician's Advocate, Texas ASC Society and Hawaii ASC Association Founder Woodrow Moore shared an idea he implemented at an ASC to great success he thinks all ASCs could benefit from..

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Question: What's something you've implemented at your center that has seen great results, which other ASC administrators could also do?

Woodrow Moore: Recognize the stress holiday parties place on staff.I mentioned these holiday financial and time pressures to my ASC surgeon-partner and together we decided not to hold a big holiday bash this year. We instead chose to simply give employees holiday bonuses which were a big hit. In doing so we lessened holiday stress, saved time and money and made out staff happy during the holidays while they worked hard in the last quarter of the year. Win-win-win.

Have an idea that's worked well at your surgery center? Send it to Eric Oliver at eoliver@beckershealthcare.com.

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