Month: October 2015

CUDDLE

Culture is a set of attitudes, beliefs, behaviors, and customs

75% of people voluntarily leaving jobs don't quit their jobs, they quit their bosses.

The biggest underlying theme for engaging employees is not tracking every move or even their happiness, but to inspire them to do their job to the fullest extent and to do it well, and then enjoyment with their work will come.  Employees that are properly engaged tend to be more effective and productive.

Emotional connection an employee feels toward his or her employment organization, which tends to influence his or her behaviors and level of effort in work related activities. The more engagement an employee has with his or her company, the more effort they put forth. Employee engagement also involves the nature of the job itself - if the employee feels mentally stimulated; the trust and communication between employees and management; ability of an employee to see how their own work contributes to the overall company performance; the opportunity of growth within the organization; and the level of pride an employee has about working or being associated with the company.

How Employee engagement affects the culture, the Medical Assistant self-image, and Patient care?

A Personal Note:

When you consider how much of our life is spent in our workplace, shouldn’t the workplace be like a home and being part of a team like a family?

I have experienced both realities, fortunately, I work in an environment that is a perfect picture of my motto. On my first day, my supervisor said, "It's an honor to have a person like you here." WOW!, I have never been told that; never - Angela Laganelli

Contact Information: llaganelli@gmail.com

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“If you can change the way people think. The way they see themselves. The way they see the world. You can change the way people live their lives. That’s the only lasting thing you can create.”  ― Chuck Palahniuk, Choke 

The Voice of Medical Assisting” Podcast will introduce you to impactful, at times, deviate from the conventional, and present personal experiences, ideas, people that affect and Influence the profession and You. 

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Episode 11 Mark Laganelli

“Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes for an instant?” ― Henry David Thoreau

Understanding  Patient Care from a different Perspective

(A Learning Experience)

If you could stand in someone else's shoes... Hear what they hear. See what they see. Feel what they feel. Would you treat them ( A Family Care Giver) differently?

Mark recognizes the importance of bringing love, joy and entertainment to the disadvantaged, lonely and underserved in nursing homes from his experience of caring for his Mother and Father.

Compelled by his caring, compassionate heart he brightens the residents day by singing songs by Elvis that brings about memories of younger years that are dear to their hearts; memories such as these have a profound effect, as can be seen on their facial expressions.

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Mark's, Mother & Father

 Listen to the follow up  Podcast:

When they say let him die what do you do? 

Contact Information

llaganelli@gmail.com

“If you can change the way people think. The way they see themselves. The way they see the world. You can change the way people live their lives. That’s the only lasting thing you can create.”  ― Chuck Palahniuk, Choke 

Inside Medical Assisting Podcast will introduce you to impactful, at times, deviate from the conventional, and present personal experiences, ideas, people that affect and Influence the Front line professions and You.

From different perspectives, including psychology, sociology, philosophy, neuroscience and biochemistry. What has emerged in the course of the years is that not only should health professionals learn technical skills, but they also should develop appropriate social skills to better interact and communicate with their patients. 

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Episode 10 Lori La Bey

The Alzheimer Patient / Condition and You

Understanding the Condition, Relationships. Compassion

Patient-Centered Care

The Alzheimer Patient / Condition and You with Lori La Bey an international renown advocate, author, radio host expresses her mission to “Shift Caregiving from Crisis to Comfort”.

There are 5 .5 million people in the United States suffering with Alzheimer and with that being said, there are countless others that have the condition and are not aware of it. Whether you are in health care  or not, having an understanding of this dreaded condition is critical. At some point you will be influenced, affected or come into contact with Alzheimer, as a patient, as a loved one caregiver or a member of a medical practice.

Contact Information

Lori@AlzheimersSpeaks.com

LinkedIn

651-748-4714

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Video – Driving Change in Caregiving

KSTP TV Feature – Memory Cafe Helps People with Alzheimer’s and Care Partners

Video The Bald Chicken, Aging and Illness?

Dementia Chats – Free Educational Webinars

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Show

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Each Tuesday, Inside Medical Assisting, “The Voice of Medical Assisting” Podcast will introduce you to personal experiences, ideas, people that affect and Influence the profession and You.

Due to a chronic illness that limits her ability to practice the profession she loves. Each day she battles the "Demons" (as she refers to her state of mind).

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Medical Assistants are limited more by attitude than opportunity, experience, knowledge or intelligent especially when the frustration of disappointment permeates.

In the case of Angela Perez, RMA, her frustration and disappointment is due to a chronic illness that limits her ability to practice the profession she loves. Each day she battles the "Demons" (as she refers to her state of mind).

In light of that, she explains her thoughts and feelings about her passionate mission to make a difference in as many lives as possible, and her experience being on the other side of the Stick.

Angela Perez

Angela Perez,  Contact Information angelaperez29@live.com

“If you can change the way people think. The way they see themselves. The way they see the world. You can change the way people live their lives. That’s the only lasting thing you can create.”  ― Chuck Palahniuk, Choke 

The Voice of Medical Assisting” Podcast will introduce you to impactful, at times, deviate from the conventional, and present personal experiences, ideas, people that affect and Influence the profession and You. 

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Lawrence Laganelli Producer/Administrator  

JOIN AND SHARE YOUR KNOWLEDGE with over 7800 members!

My Contact Information: lawrencelaganelli@insidemedicalassisting.com