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CORPORATE CONSOLIDATION: Airlines, Hospitals Face Challenges

8 September, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
The CEO of a major airline that is in the early stages of merging two very diverse operations and cultures, recently bragged about how good things were going, much better than expected, certainly better than the United/Continental union which hit some large speed bumps over the last 18 months. His company is profitable.  If you […] Read more»

A New Normal Job Market

14 July, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
WASHINGTON, DC — When I made the leap of faith from being a crime writer and investigative reporter to healthcare management, career management was much less complicated.  In fact, I was oblivious. Oh my, how times have changed. Today, the healthcare management job market has reached a “new normal” plateau – there are fewer leadership […] Read more»

Impact Patient Safety By Making It Personal

11 July, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A word for hospital Chief Executive Officers, or those who aspire to run businesses that take care of patients: make it very personal. The CEO job, especially in complex general acute care hospitals is changing and it will change even more as we shift to value-based reimbursement, population health management and deficit […] Read more»