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What Message Are You Sending With Your Performance Rewards? 

16 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
When I was asking a prospective hospital CEO candidate questions about quality of care and patient safety, what he had personally done to advance those initiatives, I began to sense a rising level of — let’s call it annoyance trending toward frustration. Finally he blurted out, “What does this have to do with my ability […] Read more»

Quality Care:  Where Does It Start?

9 September, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Dan, 54,  had been a CEO of a respected community medical center for more than 12 years.  He loved his job.  He was paid very well and his family was established in the community on multiple levels — civic work, schools and extra-curricular activities, club memberships and church. His medical staff and board seemed happy […] Read more»

5 Characteristics of Excellent Rural/Community Hospital Boards

26 August, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
EDITOR’S NOTE:  Today’s post is the last in a current series of blogs that John has written over the past several months regarding small-rural community hospitals.  These organizations are one of his passions in healthcare. John’s experience supporting community hospitals dates to his work at Affiliated Hospitals, part of Hermann Hospital in Houston, which helped […] Read more»