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President Obama’s Jell-O

23 September, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
DALLAS (July 19, 2009) -- Reforming healthcare is one of the most complex, daunting and important tasks of this decade. What began with great hope and good intentions to avoid the reform mistakes of the past is now going badly. Sadly, what we are watching in Washington is a bunch of very smart people trying to hold a hand full of Jell-O that has not quite set up. It is not a pretty sight and they are making a very b Read more»

Somewhere in Tupelo, Mississippi…

28 June, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
ANN ARBOR, Michigan (March 18, 2009) I am at the University of Michigan to speak to graduate students in the nation's top ranked healthcare graduate management program. My host is outstanding teacher and friend, Dr. Christy Harris Lemak. Over dinner we exchanged stories about our beloved industry,the leaders who have contributed so much, and some of the funny stories that we have encountered through our very disparat Read more»

A Calling For People With A Heart

14 February, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
If you ask the Baby Boomer generation of healthcare leaders why they chose this profession, you frequently hear phrases like "a chance to serve..." or "the opportunity to help people..." Perhaps one of the best career choice explanations that I have heard from a healthcare CEO is this: READ MORE Read more»