What’s Wrong with Healthcare Philanthropy: Addressing the Issue of Fundraiser Turnover Did you know that the average tenure for a fundraiser in the healthcare sector is about 15-16 months? Surveys show, people start thinking about leaving within 3-4 months in a new position. Turnover in fundraising is costly for an organization – costs could exceed […]
Discovery visits – a tedious and often a dreaded task for major gift officers. Most fundraising professionals realize this necessity but often do it reluctantly. These visits are valuable for focusing your work, increasing philanthropic support, and can be personally rewarding. Building your donor pipeline –prospect identification is how the pipeline gets filled. Identification comes from […]
If you represent a large academic medical center, medical college, or an institution with a deep medical research enterprise, the recently announced 21st Century Cures Act could offer you positive philanthropic positioning. Passed by overwhelming bipartisan support, the act allocated $4.8 billion toward the National Institutes for Health (NIH) budget, with nearly $4 billion for research. Of course, this funding […]
The Department of Health and Human Services has issued its pre-publication release of the HIPAA rules modifications. The 563-page PDF is available at the Federal Register website.