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tag: Hospitals

In Harms Way… Again

28 October, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
When hospitals choose higher margins/EBITDA/growth in earnings — whatever you want to call it— in exchange for bare-bones staffing that results in harm to patients, I have concerns.  Patient care and safety should not be penalized because hospitals are willing to cut corners at any cost. The following example is not hypothetical, or a story […] Read more»

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»