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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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Why Hospitals Should NOT Fly

22 April, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
In Why Hospitals Should Fly: The Ultimate Flight Plan to Patient Safety and Quality Care published in 2008, author John Nance makes a case that hospitals would do well to incorporate aviation’s best practices into their daily operations. Clearly he was talking about safety, not customer service. Today, airlines continue to offer travelers a safe […] Read more»

Making It Personal – Part II

17 April, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
This is a follow up to John Self’s previous post titled Impact Patient Safety By Making It Personal. NEW YORK — The secret to improving quality of care and enhancing patient safety and best-in-class executive recruiting have more in common than meets the eye. It’s called personal accountability with a heavy dose of outcome ownership. I […] Read more»

CEO, Physicians and Compensation – It’s Not Just About The Money

15 April, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — While the money we make for the work we do is important, we must always remember to maintain perspective as these four vignettes reveal. A top interim physician CEO, a JohnGSelf + Partners team member, did not start his career in medicine.  He was an accountant who earned a CPA but came […] Read more»