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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»

Rural Healthcare’s False Equivalency

22 March, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Some rural community hospitals, the backbone of the US healthcare delivery model, suffer from the myth that they are not held to the same standard of professionalism and customer service that is front and center for many large regional referral centers. It is not that they do not believe in the importance of service, quality […] Read more»

Avoid A CEO Mis-Hire: A Step-By-Step Guide for Rural and Community Hospitals

6 March, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania – A financially viable community hospital is an important economic pillar. Without a hospital it is hard to recruit new physicians, young teachers with families, or to lure companies that will create jobs. When a community hospital closes, especially in towns separated from definitive care by distance or geography, the community’s economic base […] Read more»