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To Journal Or Not To Journal

28 December, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
DALLAS, Texas (Dec. 28, 2008) -- Journaling is a trendy sort of thing. I know people who have been doing it, religiously, for years. Others started but did not stay with it. It is like a routine of physical exercise, I guess. I know others who have started after taking a journaling class. Interesting. I did not know there was a class for something like this – teaching you to write thoughts and ideas in a book. My Read more»

MEDICARE: Our Fiscal Cancer

7 October, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
BALTIMORE, October 7, 2008 -- Healthcare leaders who believe that nothing much will change in the way we deliver and fund services should find a copy of the Sunday New York Times. In a two-page frontal assault on this nation’s fiscal mess, former Secretary of Commerce Peter G Peterson and David M. Walker, former U.S. Comptroller General, highlight some economic realities that should send a chill down your back. For Read more»

This Is NOT A Time For CEOs To Wait And See

29 September, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
Now is not a good time for hospital CEOs to wait and see. While the modern day equivalent of the great depression may be more of a fear than a reality, there seems to be no question that the U.S. is heading for a period of significant economic slowdown that will lurch into recession territory soon enough. That whistling noise you hear in the background is Main Street walking past the graveyard. Read more»