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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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Cost of Turnover in Healthcare: Hidden Expense Finds The Spotlight

27 September, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
The cost of employee turnover, that hidden operating expense that rarely finds its way into financial statements, is in the healthcare industry spotlight as hospital and physician group practice executives grapple with ways to reduce their costs in anticipation of significant cuts in Medicare payments that are in the pipeline. Read more»

Those Annoying Telemarketing Calls And The Truth About Healthcare Reform

24 September, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
... the truth is that if we fail to control Medicare spending – and other programs as well -- one day the treasury department will hold an auction to sell bonds (borrow more money) and no one, including the Chinese, is going to show up. Read more»

Hospital CEOs At Nexus Of Fight Over Federal Budget Deficits, Fiscal Survival

19 September, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
America’s hospital CEOs, who run what management guru the late Peter Drucker described as among the most complex of all businesses, must dramatically reduce their operating costs to below Medicare’s current rates. If hospitals are to survive, CEOs and their employees must operate with much less money, not more, for every Medicare admission. Read more»