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Michael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third WorldMichael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World Next up on my reading list. Lewis, author of Liar's Poker, The Big Short and Money B

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Reimagine Healthcare Coverage

29 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
TYLER, Texas — On Monday night I received a call that shook my world. A  late afternoon Memorial Day storm swept through this East Texas City of 98,000 producing funnel clouds and torrential downpours.  After the storms had passed, the root structure of a massive Red Oak tree, a centerpiece in our backyard, gave way and this […] Read more»

Do You See The Communication Gaps?

27 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
The nurses and patient care attendants were unbelievably nice.  So was the man who delivered the food, the woman who mopped the floors and the special duty attendant who kept a close eye on the patient.  They could not have been more pleasant. They all introduced themselves, explained their role in caring for the patient […] Read more»

Make It Personal

15 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
A friend, an accomplished and respected Hospital CEO, has seen health care from the other side.  Recently, a beloved family member died.  He took early retirement so that he and his wife could offer full support. This heart wrenching ordeal offered him a unique perspective on what healthcare in the US has become — a business […] Read more»