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Patients Come Second [PODCAST]

30 November, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
As a hospital executive responsible for setting priorities and allocating resources to fulfill your important healthcare mission, the question is where do you prioritize the care and safety of the patient?  Are they number one or are they lower? You might be surprised to hear the answer from some healthcare leaders. Listen below on the podcast […] Read more»

Playing Fast & Loose With Integrity

28 December, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
When looking for an expert source on what good leadership is, look no further than every graduate school management program in the nation, or any of the thousands of strategic consulting companies in the free world. Everyone has an opinion.  Everyone knows that truth and most are right in some shape, form or fashion. Not to […] Read more»

In Harms Way… Again

28 October, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
When hospitals choose higher margins/EBITDA/growth in earnings — whatever you want to call it— in exchange for bare-bones staffing that results in harm to patients, I have concerns.  Patient care and safety should not be penalized because hospitals are willing to cut corners at any cost. The following example is not hypothetical, or a story […] Read more»