John is an executive recruiter & speaker sharing his thoughts on healthcare, recruiting, digital technology, career management & leadership. 

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Current Affairs

A Very Large Insurance Company

23 October, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
As Washington prepares for another congressional clash over federal spending I thought it might be helpful to look at some facets of said spending. In the recently completed fiscal year, the federal government reportedly spent nearly $3.7 trillion, about $12,000 for every American, according to a Politico. About $2.5 trillion of this spending, about 70 […] Read more»

Plight of Community Hospitals

1 December, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
There are dire predictions for the future of small community hospitals as healthcare/payment reform and deficit reduction plays out: many will be forced to close their doors. USA Today recently chronicled the plight of Richland, GA, a community that saw it’s 25-bed hospital close in the spring of 2013.  Richland, a nub of a town […] Read more»

Adding Value?

6 October, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
As we move forward with healthcare reform, I hope we don’t sell our values down the drain in the name of making “hard choices in order to survive.” Healthcare is a business but it is a business that must be based on a strong moral center and led by executives with a never failing commitment […] Read more»