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Challenges for Community Hospitals

18 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Across America today, dozens, perhaps even hundreds, of small community hospitals are struggling to survive. Poor leadership, governance, medical staff, declining reimbursement and tougher regulatory requirements are the most frequently cited reasons for this decline. When the only hospital in town closes, there are consequences – limited access to care, loss of jobs and future […] Read more»

Hospital CEOs In Trouble 

16 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
As hospital executives gather this week in Chicago for the annual Congress of the American College of Healthcare Executives, perhaps this is a good day to revisit a subject I have written about before in this space: increasing numbers of hospital CEOs are in trouble, professionally speaking. Being a hospital CEO, once a position with […] Read more»

Mom Is Not A Mere Statistic

9 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Tomorrow, March 10, it will have been seven years since my mom died, the victim of a preventable patient care mistake in a hospital. I was in Chicago preparing to speak to two sessions at the Congress of the American College of Healthcare Executives. That she died was no surprise. A week before, we had […] Read more»