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Plight of Community Hospitals

1 December, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
There are dire predictions for the future of small community hospitals as healthcare/payment reform and deficit reduction plays out: many will be forced to close their doors. USA Today recently chronicled the plight of Richland, GA, a community that saw it’s 25-bed hospital close in the spring of 2013.  Richland, a nub of a town […] Read more»

Healthcare Vendors: Be Smart, Add TRUE Value

16 May, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
HOUSTON, Texas — Extending the theme of my Wednesday post, The Future of Healthcare:  Going Out On A Limb, some hospital executives have confided that there are days, weeks, even months, in which they feel like they are caught up in a distracting game of musical chairs.  They know the music is going to stop […] Read more»

Market CEO: A New Meaning

7 May, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Over the next five to 10 years, the term “market CEO” in healthcare will take on a new meaning.  While no one knows exactly how healthcare reform and the impact of deficit reduction will play out on how we deliver care and get paid for it, the trends are pointing to an entirely new business […] Read more»