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To DiSC Or Not To DiSC

19 August, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
We are entering an era in healthcare where mistakes, especially errors in hiring, will become too costly to tolerate.  Executives and managers should be held accountable for their track record in hiring.  While Human Resources may run the recruiting and employment process, putting all of the blame for miss-hires on HR seems grossly unfair.  Yes, […] Read more»

Fastball to the Strike Zone

31 July, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
The question is not if, but when and how many. Layoffs.  They are inevitable in the new healthcare economy that will be defined over the next five to seven years by the impact of the Affordable Care Act and the inevitable deficit reduction through cuts in reimbursement for Medicare, Medicaid and, ultimately, commercial payors.  These […] Read more»

10 Questions For Hospital CEOs

8 October, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
As we begin to think seriously about what the U.S. healthcare delivery system is going to look like in seven years, the importance of developing and empowering our employees—tapping into a reservoir of knowledge and passion for the success of the organization—is becoming an increasingly important strategy. As CEOs ponder various strategies (and fads), as […] Read more»