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The Desire to Inspire

18 July, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Healthcare leadership, really good leadership, is more than achieving objectives, hitting the numbers, making the bottom line. During periods of transformational change, leaders have to offer more – exceptional dedication, and, most of all, inspiration.  It is always surprising to me how many people in healthcare dislike, intensely dislike, change even though our industry has […] Read more»

Your Leadership Light Bulb

16 July, 2014 Posted by Becky Pearce
Most healthcare leaders have graduate degrees.  Their rigorous coursework and years of study prepared them for a journey that, theoretically, helped them to become good leaders in an industry where the quality of leadership can mean the difference between patient safety and harm, life or death. The other night, on a long flight home, I […] Read more»

Impact Patient Safety By Making It Personal

11 July, 2014 Posted by Becky Pearce
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A word for hospital Chief Executive Officers, or those who aspire to run businesses that take care of patients: make it very personal. The CEO job, especially in complex general acute care hospitals is changing and it will change even more as we shift to value-based reimbursement, population health management and deficit […] Read more»