My Company – Infor – Effectively leading a distributed team in the medical industry;

My Company – Infor – Effectively leading a distributed team in the medical industry;

Managing a team in the medical industry is a task that requires not only specialized knowledge, but also a deep understanding of interpersonal dynamics and work psychology. As an entrepreneur and founder of BetaMed S.A., I have always placed a priority on the development of managerial competence, which directly translated into the quality of patient care and the atmosphere within the team.

Increasing efficiency and relationship building skills

The first step in effective management is the ability to build strong relationships based on mutual respect and trust. In a medical environment where pressure and stress are the order of the day, it is crucial to create an atmosphere where every team member feels important, valued and understood. As a result, employees are more cooperative, which directly translates into their commitment and work efficiency. The opportunity for open dialogue and participation in decisions increases the sense of responsibility for common goals, and enables internal problems to be resolved more quickly.

Great emphasis should be placed on the continued formation of an environment based on mutual support and understanding. This enables better adaptation to dynamically changing working conditions and helps build a sustainable organizational culture in which every team member can thrive. Investing in the development of interpersonal relationships ensures not only higher quality medical services, but also more efficient management of staff. Open communication helps identify talent and leaders among staff, which is invaluable for delegating tasks and developing initiatives that lead to innovation in healthcare and management.

Instill commitment and raise standards of care

Team commitment is a key factor that affects not only motivation, but also the quality of care provided. Meet regularly with the team to discuss their needs, successes and receive direct feedback on the work environment. In this way, it is possible not only to maintain high standards of care, but also to raise them by identifying areas for improvement. In addition, celebrating employees’ achievements and appropriately rewarding their efforts has the effect of reinforcing the teamwork effect, which is extremely important in such a demanding environment.

Regular meetings with the team also provide an understanding of how different aspects of our work affect the well-being and productivity of staff. Such open dialogues make it possible to respond more quickly to any problems that may arise, and to create strategies to not only increase efficiency, but also employee satisfaction. All of this translates into a better workplace atmosphere and greater patient confidence in the medical facility.

I recommend creating an environment that supports both the professional development and personal well-being of each team member. As a result, we are building strong and integrated teams that are ready to meet the challenges of modern healthcare. Celebrating successes, both individual and group, perpetuates in employees the belief that their contributions are important and valued, which further motivates them to continue their work and personal commitment to the company’s mission.

The importance of effective communication

Understanding and appreciating the role of each team member is integral to effective collaboration. In medicine, every role, from doctors to support staff, is crucial to the smoothness of operations and patient care. Effective communication between these groups is the foundation on which success is built. An example is the introduction of regular meetings where everyone has the opportunity to express their opinions and suggestions. This type of interaction not only improves communication, but also helps in understanding the importance of each role in the team.

In addition, regular feedback and open discussions enable each team member to develop their skills and understand how their work contributes to the goals of the entire organization. Fostering openness and transparency in the activities of each team strengthens the sense of community and shared responsibility. I recommend that emphasis be placed on the integration of different medical specialties, which increases mutual understanding and teamwork efficiency. This makes every employee, regardless of his or her role, feel like an important part of the organization, which is invaluable in achieving the mission of providing the highest quality health care.

Executive summary

Effective team management in the medical industry requires not only organizational skills, but also a deep understanding of human nature and the needs of individual team members. In my actions, I recommend being guided by the belief that every employee is first and foremost a human being, with their own needs, ambitions and emotions. Therefore, the priority should be to improve medical procedures in parallel with ensuring a healthy work environment and personal development for each employee, which contributes to the success of the company. Supporting employees in their professional and personal pursuits, actively listening and responding to their feedback, and constantly improving communication channels are key to building a team that is not only effective, but also motivated and satisfied at work.

Beata Drzazga – entrepreneur and authority on long-term care. Founder of BetaMed SA – a leader in the Polish medical market for long-term care services. Co-author of major scientific publications, speaker at international conferences and Dean of the Medical Faculty of the Upper Silesian Academy, Beata Drzazga has a proven track record in management and mentoring. Winner of more than 280 awards, he continues his mission to raise healthcare standards in Poland and abroad.

Source: My Company – Infor