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Interim Candidate Selection:  A Better Way

24 July, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
TYLER, Texas — When selecting an interim executive, there is always the risk of making a bad choice. Too often the decision is based on the resume and the advice, slanted or not, from the interim company executive touting the candidate list.  Frequently these decisions are made at a time of crisis and with a […] Read more»

Reimagine Healthcare Coverage

29 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
TYLER, Texas — On Monday night I received a call that shook my world. A  late afternoon Memorial Day storm swept through this East Texas City of 98,000 producing funnel clouds and torrential downpours.  After the storms had passed, the root structure of a massive Red Oak tree, a centerpiece in our backyard, gave way and this […] Read more»

Why Hospitals Should NOT Fly

22 April, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
In Why Hospitals Should Fly: The Ultimate Flight Plan to Patient Safety and Quality Care published in 2008, author John Nance makes a case that hospitals would do well to incorporate aviation’s best practices into their daily operations. Clearly he was talking about safety, not customer service. Today, airlines continue to offer travelers a safe […] Read more»