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Developing a robust training program with Don Spiers, Senior Product Manager, Relias

In this episode of the Post-Acute POV, our host Kim Broyer, VP of professional services at MatrixCare, is joined by Don Spiers, Senior Product Manager at Relias, to discuss important tips for developing a robust training program in post-acute care.

Listen in to Don and Kim’s conversation as they touch on creating a budget for training, choosing key performance indicators, and working with an interdisciplinary team to boost existing training programs. Don also shares a personal example of the importance of keeping employees engaged and providing a path for growth when working to improve retention. Find their full conversation below.

Topics discussed during today’s episode:

  1. [01:06 – 03:07]: First, Don provides his origin story and what brought him to his current role as Senior Product Manager at Relias.
  2. [03:24 – 07:26]: Don then provides the three pillars for why he believes a strong training program is important for post-acute care providers: compliance, quality, and turnover.
  3. [7:59 – 12:04]: Thirdly, Don describes the importance of being agile when it comes to developing a robust training program. Understanding that business needs will change as well as the needs of your employees is critical.
  4. [12:33 – 18:11]: Don provides recommendations for tools and resources providers should use including in-person training, virtual live courses, and blended learning with on-demand courses employees can view on their own schedules.
  5. [18:52 – 22:35]: Next, Don shares how providers should focus on creating a budget, choosing key performance indicators, and working with an interdisciplinary team to boost their existing training program.
  6. [23:10 – 26:02]: Don then shares a personal example of the importance of keeping employees engaged and providing a path for growth when working to improve retention.
  7. [26:59 – 30:52]: Lastly, Don touches on what an EHR can contribute to developing a robust training program and the importance of standardization to yield consistent results.

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