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Empower or Implode

10 September, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
Employees are a treasure trove of energy, idealism, and devotion.  In healthcare, they are critical to our success.  They can make or break a healthcare provider.  Pure and simple. Yet, as Fierce Healthcare blogger Thomas Dahlberg wrote last Wednesday, far too many hospital CEOs do not consult with these employees before making important decisions.  An […] Read more»

CEOs, Meet The Millennials

23 December, 2011 Posted by John G. Self
For someone who frequently lectures to graduate management students, my only advice is to pay attention and engage your "up and comers" about what they think and believe, not what you want them to think. Read more»

What Would You Do?

6 January, 2011 Posted by John G. Self
So, here is the $64 million dollar question for hospital CEOs. You learn that in the next 12 months the federal government is planning substantial cuts in Medicare reimbursement. Big cuts to balance the budget. Moreover, CMS announces that all Medicare payments in 2012 will be tied directly to quality of care, patient safety, and customer satisfaction. Managed care payors announce that they will follow the governme Read more»