Thank you in advance for participating in this national research effort! Your input will help us understand how healthcare organizations are engaging with their most important stakeholders -- their employees. It is our hope that what we learn will serve as a valuable resource for healthcare leaders across the country. The survey should take approximately five minutes to complete. 

* 1. What most closely describes your organization?

* 2. How many employees does your organization have?

* 3. On a scale of 1-5, how would you rate the success of your current employee communications’ efforts?

* 4. Which department is primarily responsible for internal communications?

* 5. To whom does the internal communications lead report?

* 6. Internal communications is primarily a function of…

* 7. How many people within the organization are dedicated to internal communications? (round up)

* 8. How do you measure the success of your internal communications efforts? (check all that apply)

* 9. Do you produce a regular employee newsletter?

* 10. How do you distribute your employee newsletter?

* 11. Do you produce more than one type of employee newsletter?

* 12. Are your multiple newsletters... (click all that apply)

* 13. Are other print publications (beyond newsletters) part of your current internal communications efforts?

* 14. What electronic communications methods are you utilizing for internal communications? (check all that apply)

* 15. Are you using social media for internal communications? (check all that apply)

* 16. What other non-traditional communications are you doing? (check all that apply)

* 17. What in-person meetings do you regularly employ for internal communications? (check all that apply)

* 18. What do you find to be the most effective tool(s) for engaging with your employees? (check up to three)

* 19. Can your employees access your Intranet remotely?

* 20. Does your CEO, CNO or other senior leader send regular, personal communication to employees (such as a letter from the CEO)?

* 21. How do you encourage input and two-way communication from employees? (check all that apply)

* 22. Are your current internal communication efforts focused on...

* 23. Have you ever successfully mobilized your employees to advocate for a strategic issue for your organization? passing/thwarting legislation, advocacy for gaining certification of need, etc.)

* 24. Are you interested in telling us more about what you are doing? If so, please provide contact information. (Name, phone number, email address)

* 25. Thank you for completing this important survey. To show our gratitude for your participation, we would be happy to send you a copy of our final report – providing valuable insight into how other leading organizations across the nation are managing internal communications.

Please provide your email address below. All survey results will be blinded in the final report.

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