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Revisiting Huron 2014 Trends Forecast

2 August, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Editor’s Note:  John Self is taking off the month of August from his regular blogging and podcast hosting duties.  In his absence from this space, we have selected some of his previous posts. This blog first appeared on Dec. 19, 2014. The Huron CEO forumfrequently produces interesting insights regarding the year ahead and this year […] Read more»

Outsourcing: Hospitals Eye Cost Reductions In Clinical Departments

16 May, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Here is today’s big idea:  Health systems and hospitals, facing cost structures that are not sustainable, are looking at outsourcing departments and operations that have never before been subject to scrutiny, according to Black Book’s Q2 outsourcing survey.   The survey’s authors said that by 2022, four short years from today, average hospital costs must […] Read more»

Hospitals Will Never Rely on Bar Codes! Yeah, Right 

19 April, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Change is inevitable.  We all know that but it is amazing how many people dig in their heels when presented with the possibility. Many years ago, in the mid-1980s to be more precise,  I was a senior executive for Hermann Affiliated Hospital Systems, a network of more than 40  community hospitals in Texas and Louisiana.  […] Read more»