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Are You Prepared For Layoffs?

16 October, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
This was one of our most popular blog posts in 2014 and has continued to receive a great deal of traffic this year so we thought it must be worth sharing again.  In executive offices and administrative suites of hospitals all across America, there are some really good people toiling away who will lose their […] Read more»

Breaking Eggs: Preparing Your Team For Change

18 August, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
There is an old cook’s adage — you have to break eggs to make an omelette. As healthcare providers begin their uncertain journey from a sick care/pay-for-procedures business model, this phrase will become an immutable truth for healthcare leaders as they navigate the challenges of making transformative changes to how they deliver and staff the […] Read more»

Sarah Palin, Death Panels and Population Health Management

21 July, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
When former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin infamously predicted that the Affordable Care Act would create “death panels”, I wanted to wring her neck.  She took an incredibly important, albeit difficult, issue and trivialized it for the purpose of promoting her election/brand.  With this hyperbole, I reasoned, we would not be able to have the […] Read more»