Engaging Community and Volunteer Partnerships for Health Equity and Experience
Marisha DiCarlo, PhD, MPH | Vice President, Community Engagement, Advocacy and Health, Arkansas Children’s
Erica Phillips, MA, CFRE, CAVS | Executive Director, Volunteer Engagement, Arkansas Children’s
Through Arkansas Children’s Hospital’s (ACH) 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), implementation strategies were identified to prioritize and plan for evidence-based solutions to address top health needs for children across the state of Arkansas. In this presentation, participants will learn to implement programming that engages community partners and volunteers in strategic ways to impact health, health equity and patient experience. Recommendations will be made of how ACH has partnered effectively with other organizations and with communities to make children healthier tomorrow.
Staff & Provider Engagement
Self-Care Leads to the Best Care!
Our wellness journey began pre-pandemic in March 2019 with a generalized inquiry and inventory about wellness opportunities available at our organization. At the time, our established services and programs offered included: chaplaincy/spiritual support, limited Reiki, limited music therapy, seated yoga, therapist-facilitated therapy-based Zumba and yoga groups, and the C.A.R.E. Channel available in every patient room.Learn more
Culture & Leadership | Staff & Provider Engagement
Interconnectedness of the Human Experience: Building a Unified Vision for Healthcare Leadership
Join Press Ganey for a transformative webinar on the “Interconnectedness of the Human Experience: Building a Unified Vision for Healthcare Leadership.” Discover how human experience is intricately linked to patient experience, organizational strategy, workforce engagement, and safe, high-quality care. Explore the power of empathy, communication, and collaboration in fostering a patient-centered culture that goes beyondLearn more
Patient Family & Community Engagement
Strengthening patient-family engagement amidst a pandemic: Lessons learned and paths forward
The COVID-19 pandemic was highly disruptive to healthcare and negatively affected healthcare worker and patient experience on multiple levels. Patient Family Advisors serve an important role in partnering with health systems to improve patient experience, yet the work of many volunteer programs were interrupted by the onset of the pandemic, at a time when integratingLearn more