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Big Systems, Big Overhead, Lower Rates of Reimbursement

15 July, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
In the 1990s, consulting firms charged clients big bucks for the latest fad product:  it was called many things but the most common term was downsizing. Hospital CEOs, believing the literature, rushed to refocus their organization on their “core business” (read: primarily inpatient care). Under the umbrella of focusing on the core business and a […] Read more»

SEIU Plan to Limit CEO Compensation Halted, Other News, Information, and A Story

2 July, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
Here is the rundown for our July 4th weekend podcast: A California judge halts an SEIU initiative on executive compensation Strategies for using executive compensation to enhance your brand A new survey on Millennial values provides some stunning, and promising, insights 19 hospitals in rural New Mexico have formed a network in hopes of surviving […] Read more»

The Story Behind ‘AMEXIT’ From England

1 July, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
How would you describe the leadership styles of the patriots who led the American colonies to independence from Great Britain? Participative?  Situational? Collaborative?  Command and control? How about courageous?   When the initial battles with the English broke out in 1775,  few colonists wanted complete independence from the Crown.  Those who did were thought to […] Read more»