Provider engagement is a strategy to strengthen the relationships between healthcare providers and administration, so that everyone works as a team to further the goals and mission of the hospital, healthcare facility or health system. Greater provider engagement correlates with better patient care and safety, lower costs and improved provider satisfaction and retention.

In light of the stressors put on providers by the COVID-19 pandemic, provider engagement is a powerful tool to combat many of the issues outlined in Workforce Challenges.

Provider Engagement was a healthcare industry trend in our 2022 March Healthcare Classic. Explore this year’s interactive bracket to see the most impactful healthcare trends face off.