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Recruiting by Videoconference Saves Money, but at What Cost?

13 March, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
As anyone who has lost data in a hard drive crash can attest, technology can be our friend as well as our enemy. Healthcare has been accused of playing catch-up to the technology bandwagon, and losing out on a lot of efficiencies as a result. But for some processes, the old-fashioned way is still the […] Read more»

Your Online Persona: Make It Work for You

1 March, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
In healthcare administration as in any modern business, the constant siren song of the smartphone, texts, e-mails and social media leave executives with more demands on their time than ever before. Sure, accessibility and open communication foster an executive’s “open-door policy,” but spending your day plugged in online leaves little time for productivity. On the […] Read more»

Forget Sinatra, the Beatles, Even Acid Rock…The Next Generation’s Fads Are More About Technology, Less About Music

11 January, 2011 Posted by John G. Self
I have achieved a milestone in my life -- I am now officially a man of a certain age. I knew I had ascended to such a lofty (read: older) position when I found myself about to instruct a son on one of life's profound truths. But before I committed that sin, I caught myself with the thought, 'Oh hell, I sound just like my father!' Read more»