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Cost Reductions and Internal Recruiters

8 April, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
As many major healthcare systems across America continue sweeping expense reduction initiatives to lower their costs below Medicare because they want to avoid trouble, and not because they are in it, the impact this will have on recruiting is potentially significant. At this point, for better or for worse, talent management and acquisition is not […] Read more»

Graduate Education In A Changing World

23 January, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
We are moving into an era of extraordinary change.  Healthcare will change because government can no longer afford some of its signature programs including Medicare and Medicaid, and because the quality of care and the level of patient safety too often do not match the price we pay.  As this era of change accelerates, we […] Read more»

Courage: Critical Leadership Characteristic

14 January, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Our new year is bringing ample challenges to the healthcare industry, from strategies to deal with the Affordable Care Act, to the realities that deficit reduction will require additional cuts in Medicare reimbursement to providers. Congress is still in denial about the biggest problem with deficit spending – Medicare, but healthcare executives should not draw […] Read more»