92_The Human Margin: Building the Foundations of Trust with Katherine Meese, PhD, Assistant Professor & Director of Research, University of Alabama at Birmingham

On this episode of the Healthcare Plus Podcast, Dan Collard talks with Quint Studer and Katherine Meese, PhD about their newly co-authored book, The Human Margin: Building the Foundations of Trust, which will be published in March by Health Administration Press (ACHE). Dr. Meese discusses her research on creating an optimal work environment for healthcare professionals and highlights the importance of trust in senior leadership to foster a positive workplace culture.

Quint and Katherine share new insights and solutions on:

  • Ways to improve well-being in the workforce and create employee flourishing
  • Factors that contribute to trust building from individuals and teams to middle management and senior leadership
  • The relationship between safety, communication, and trust in promoting healthy organizational cultures

Katherine and Quint will be sharing their new research and speaking in more detail on this topic at the upcoming 2024 ACHE Congress on March 26th from 9:00-10:30 am. Attendees can register for their session at https://congress.ache.org/.

The Human Margin is now available for pre-order at this link.

About Dr. Katherine Meese

With over a decade of experience in healthcare management, leadership and research, Dr. Katherine Meese is a scholar in the field of organizational behavior, leadership and well-being. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration and the Director of Research at the UAB Medicine Office of Wellness, where she oversees the evaluation of evidence-based interventions to improve the health and well-being of healthcare workers.

She teaches and mentors students in UAB’s many programs, including the MSHA program, which is ranked #1 in the USA by U.S. News and World Report. She has co-authored two textbooks on organizational behavior in healthcare, and over 30 peer reviewed articles and book chapters. Her most recent book, The Human Margin: Building the Foundations of Trust with Quint Studer was released in early 2024.