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Change or False Choices?

5 June, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Change is a constant in business particularly in healthcare where clinical, technology and regulatory developments challenge leaders and managers. Change requires tactical adjustments in leadership – something healthcare leaders do better than most any other industry.  They are adept adapters. The implementation of DRGs, replacing cost-based reimbursement, the passage of the Balanced Budget Act in […] Read more»

Recruiting: Five Questions for CEOs

6 May, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
“At most companies, people spend 2 percent of their time recruiting and 75 percent managing their recruiting mistakes.”   — Richard Fairbank, CEO at Capital One, Forbes Magazine, April 2013.  Over the next five to seven years, as the healthcare industry faces a tsunami of change/transformation, an organization’s success or failure will turn on the quality […] Read more»

Abandoned But Still Relevant

22 March, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
I just had a senior moment.  Not the kind associated with old age with an ever so slight hint at forgetfulness or, worse, the earliest stages of dementia, but a real honest to goodness meet up with the inescapable fact that I am now a “gentleman of a certain age.” It happened as I was […] Read more»