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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»

What Does Quality Care Have To Do With A CFO’s Career Strategy?

11 December, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
This is a blog post about career management for healthcare CFOs.  Really it is.  But to get to the point I want to make on career management I need to, once again, plow through the issues of improving quality of care, making care safer, reducing costs and enhancing patient satisfaction. If you pay attention to […] Read more»

The Good and Bad of ‘Just Good Enough’

20 November, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
In the American jumble of providers and services that we like to call a “healthcare system”, there is a phrase that is the enemy of all that we are supposed to stand for — Just good enough. This simple little phrase is infected with implications most of which are not very good when it comes […] Read more»