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Scrutiny of CEO Compensation In Healthcare

30 May, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
There are two changes that are certain in healthcare:  transformative change and increased scrutiny of hospital (health system) CEO compensation. The first is inevitable but the increased scrutiny on healthcare CEO compensation that will surely generate controversy is often the result of misguided and, in some cases, blatantly unfair, rationale.  To be honest, some of […] Read more»

For Some Physicians It’s Not Just About the Money

29 May, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
I know this sounds painfully naïve, but in the world of healthcare, when did it become so cynically about the money? In virtually every analysis concerning the pros and cons of America’s so-called healthcare ‘system,’ money is front and center on almost every list assigning blame for our less than stellar performance.  In tough economic […] Read more»

It Just Keeps Happening

29 February, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
It just keeps happening – over and over. A recruiter’s mistake with an unprofessional effort, wastes a candidate’s time and costs the client — or the employer — money. In a nutshell, here is the problem: A recruiter calls a candidate, entices them with a new career opportunity, but never inquires about their current salary, […] Read more»