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Healthcare Vendors: Be Smart, Add TRUE Value

16 May, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
HOUSTON, Texas — Extending the theme of my Wednesday post, The Future of Healthcare:  Going Out On A Limb, some hospital executives have confided that there are days, weeks, even months, in which they feel like they are caught up in a distracting game of musical chairs.  They know the music is going to stop […] Read more»

Psychology of Change: Critical Skill for CEOs

10 February, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
What does psychology have to do with Obamacare and healthcare reform?  A lot, actually. Leaders who do not appreciate the ins and outs of the psychology of change will find themselves in deep holes of conflict and deteriorating performance of their organizations. Change is hard, even for the best of employees, which is why you […] Read more»

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»