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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»

You’ll Need a Cool Knock

17 June, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Once, having a master’s degree in healthcare administration was the golden ticket to a guaranteed job.  Not anymore.  A proliferation of graduate schools, some great, and more than a few that should be closed for failing to provide the quality education an indebted graduate will need to survive in the new healthcare economy, have flooded […] Read more»

A Life-Saving Second Chance

24 May, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
A second chance changed, and probably saved my life. In our new entitlement society, the true meaning and intrinsic value of getting a second chance has lost some of its luster.  That’s a shame given that a real second chance can alter a person’s life trajectory. As you read this post, I hope you will […] Read more»