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Deadly Leadership Virus

16 April, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
The definition of what makes an ideal leader is evolving.  In healthcare that evolution is about to kick into high gear. An A+ leader is one who can excite and energize the troops to help them move through the dramatic shifts in how a business must operate in a global economy.  Jack Welch, former GE […] Read more»

Tough Ethical and Policy Challenges in Healthcare

14 April, 2014 Posted by Becky Pearce
"The first American who will live to be 125 has already been born," she predicted. This eventuality will pose significant ethical and moral challenges for hospitals, Medicare, Social Security, and corporate retirement plans. Read more»

Epic Battle In Pittsburgh: SEIU Versus UPMC

4 April, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
There is an epic battle raging in Pittsburgh.  Not surprisingly, that city’s 900-pound aggressive healthcare gorilla, UPMC, is at center stage. On the other side, equally not surprisingly, is SEIU, also known as the Service Employees International Union.  They are demanding that the $10.2 billion UPMC become the wage leader for the community, much in […] Read more»