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

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Consumerism and Its Impact On Your Job

14 June, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Consumerism.   This is another hot topic that seems to be sweeping the healthcare industry.   Healthcare executives are beginning to talk about the concept but not everyone is completely comfortable in terms of defining what this really means or how it will impact the way we market and operate our businesses. This actually reminds […] Read more»

MERGER MANIA: Bigger Is Not Better, Or Even Safe

30 May, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Today’s Big Idea:  There is emerging momentum to the idea that affiliating with a larger health system will not guarantee independent community hospitals or smaller  health systems the market security or financial sustainability to serve their communities. Market dynamics for safer, lower cost of care delivered in an environment that patients really like seems to […] Read more»

Now Is Not the Time for Complacency

29 May, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
The news that Apple plans to set up health clinics for its employees produced barely a ripple on the impending sea of change.  No big deal, right? Certainly no threat to your career. The initial collective shrug of shoulders seemed to be based on the idea that with only 84,000 US employees this was hardly a […] Read more»