About John G. Self

John is an executive recruiter & speaker sharing his thoughts on healthcare, recruiting, digital technology, career management & leadership. 

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What Would You Do?

6 January, 2011 Posted by John G. Self
So, here is the $64 million dollar question for hospital CEOs. You learn that in the next 12 months the federal government is planning substantial cuts in Medicare reimbursement. Big cuts to balance the budget. Moreover, CMS announces that all Medicare payments in 2012 will be tied directly to quality of care, patient safety, and customer satisfaction. Managed care payors announce that they will follow the governme Read more»

Don’t Be Afraid…

4 January, 2011 Posted by John G. Self
When I faced tough, gut-wrenching challenges with a former job, a trusted adviser and friend urged me to come to grips with the inevitable. "Quit making excuses. The dysfunction is killing you, it is suffocating your spirit." Read more»


30 December, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
Transparency in recruiting is essential, yet many organizations, and their recruiters, play fast and loose with the term or ignore it altogether. Read more»