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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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CASE EXAMPLE: Talent Mapping, Management Succession Reduces Costs, Losses

28 December, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
A high performing Director of the Lab for a 565-bed hospital announced her resignation. The Vice President responsible for overseeing the department consults with the Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Human Resources and then contacts several contingency recruiters to identify potential candidates. Read More to learn how Talent Mapping and Onboarding can help your organization avoid this disruption. Read more»

Employing Doctors: Smart Strategy for Next Decade?

16 December, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
As I travel across the Midwest and East Coast, healthcare leaders are talking cautiously about the future of healthcare and what the patient care delivery system will look like in the next decade. These are thoughtful leaders who understand that continued growth in the cost of healthcare will produce huge unfunded liabilities. They know that the federal government will continue to cut spending – Medicare provider Read more»

ONBOARDING: A ‘Slam Dunk’ for Healthcare Organizations to Control Human Capital Costs

1 December, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
There is opportunity for expense reduction with our people assets in many healthcare businesses and I am NOT talking about cutting salaries. For health systems, hospitals and other healthcare provider organizations looking to improve expense management of their human capital, one important answer can be found in developing a best-in-industry integrated onboarding program. In some hospitals and healthcare organization Read more»