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Help Stamp Out Silos

26 July, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
Management silos kill organizations. They destroy collaboration. The foster gamesmanship when there should be collaboration. They encourage battles over turf issues at the expense of the customers. In healthcare organizations, management silos contribute to avoidable medical mistakes and contribute to increased risks in patient safety. Read more»

A Culture Of Hiding Mistakes?

26 April, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
DALLAS, Texas (April 25, 2009) -- As I continue my series of blogs on leadership, I read a story on the HealthLeaders.Com web site that once again brought into focus the important role a health system or hospital CEO plays in setting a leadership culture that ensures that his or her patients are safe. Read more»