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We Live In Interesting Times

1 October, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
Two days to the first presidential debate, 36 days to Nov. 6, 92 days to the fiscal cliff… In a speech in South Africa in 1966, Robert Kennedy said: “There is a Chinese curse which says ‘May he live in interesting times.’ “Like it or not we live in interesting times. They are times of danger […] Read more»

Strategic Choices for Hospitals

20 August, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
When you are one step ahead, you are a leader, as the saying goes. When you are two steps out front, you are alone. One of the tough questions for any entrepreneurial healthcare executive today is when will the transformation of the current business model begin and when he or she should break from the […] Read more»

It will begin as change. It will end in transformation.

6 August, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
In the 1960s and 70s, when young men and women selected healthcare administration as a career, it was as much a calling as a profession.  Either way, it was a job with enormous certainty and security—an industry outlook that consistently touted ample jobs and opportunity for advancement.  Now we are entering a new era.  It […] Read more»