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Avoid A CEO Mis-Hire: A Step-By-Step Guide for Rural and Community Hospitals

6 March, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania – A financially viable community hospital is an important economic pillar. Without a hospital it is hard to recruit new physicians, young teachers with families, or to lure companies that will create jobs. When a community hospital closes, especially in towns separated from definitive care by distance or geography, the community’s economic base […] Read more»

Community Hospital Mergers: Think Carefully About Selling Your Autonomy

18 July, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
One of the great myths in rural/community hospitals today is that unless you are part of a bigger system you cannot survive. The acquiring entities, always leery of local opposition to the sale or loss of control of their community hospital — one of any town’s most prized assets — like to use terms like […] Read more»

Three “I” Categories of Leadership

11 July, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
What kind of leader are you? If you are a governing board member the question is what type of CEO works for you? In a recent New York Times column, conservative Bret Stephens made reference to a wry Warren Buffet observation from 2008 as Wall Street and Main Street witnessed the beginning of a great […] Read more»