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Be Wary of the Fads [PODCAST]

1 March, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
Listen to today’s podcast here, read the transcript below or subscribe and listen on iTunes. A Fad: a temporary fashion, notion, manner of conduct, etc., especially one followed enthusiastically by a group. Throughout your career, you run the very real risk of being run over by a fad, some new idea or strategy of the […] Read more»

Healthcare Leadership Truths and Fads

31 January, 2017 Posted by John G. Self
In healthcare there are a couple of immutable business truths: Never has a merger of provider organizations resulted in lower costs for the consumer, the claims of Chief Executive Officers notwithstanding. Leaders who put their employees first, creating a culture based on a deep love for the commitment and dedication of their employees, will, over […] 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»