PODCAST: “We need to have fewer, but more thoughtful meetings”

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Mary Ackenhusen | February 5th, 2015

In this edition of our first ever live Straight Talk with Mary Ackenhusen, Mary talks about a range of issues from the CST project to how much time we spend in meetings.  Listen to the podcast and join the discussion by posting a question or comment below.

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10 Min. 5 Sec.

In this episode:

  • Making our culture better at 2:23
  • Spending too much time in meetings at 3:04
  • Update on the CST project at 4:26Straight-Talk-icon

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About the Author

Mary Ackenhusen
email iconmary.ackenhusen@vch.ca  

As president and chief executive officer of Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), Mary Ackenhusen leads the largest academic and tertiary health authority in British Columbia. She is passionate about engaging staff and physicians across VCH in building new models of health care that have potential to be more cost effective and better allow all of us to be more productive, to the benefit of patients and their family members. Mary is an advocate for constructive, two-way communication and through the Up for Discussion blog, invites all members of the VCH community to share their comments, questions and new ideas. View all posts by Mary.

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