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President Obama’s Jell-O

23 September, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
DALLAS (July 19, 2009) -- Reforming healthcare is one of the most complex, daunting and important tasks of this decade. What began with great hope and good intentions to avoid the reform mistakes of the past is now going badly. Sadly, what we are watching in Washington is a bunch of very smart people trying to hold a hand full of Jell-O that has not quite set up. It is not a pretty sight and they are making a very b Read more»

Healthcare Leaders Must Speak Out on Healthcare Reform

17 July, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
One of the hidden benefits of being a healthcare recruiter is that you get to see, firsthand, the rich irony that plagues our industry.  Healthcare is one of the most technologically impressive businesses in the nation—where modern miracles happen every day—yet the vast majority of its leaders are loath to get out in front of […] Read more»

Thinking Out Loud – BlackBerry and Affordable Care Act

3 July, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
What do BlackBerry and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have in common? Within the next seven years they will both be irrelevant, an asterisk in the history of business. For BlackBerry it will probably happen sooner. They got too comfortable. Their corporate leaders failed to sustain innovation or understand where that innovation would lead. They […] Read more»