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Five Healthcare Trends: Huron CEO Forum

19 December, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
The Huron CEO forum frequently produces interesting insights regarding the year ahead and this year is no different with the possible exception that the CEOs seem to be zeroing in on the issues that will count the most. Gordon Mountford, executive vice president of Huron Healthcare says there is a growing sense of urgency about […] Read more»

The Healthcare CFO Role Is Evolving Into A Strategic Thought Leader

10 December, 2014 Posted by Nancy Swain
People are creatures of habit. We create a comfort zone. For Hospital CFO’s and other financial executives, it may be difficult to strike a balance between necessary changes in today’s healthcare environment and staying stuck in the comfort zone. This means “unlearning” or breaking away from original training. Change is not easy. The nature of […] Read more»

Inspirational Leadership Equals Improved Performance

8 December, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
For the purpose of this blog, I am going to dumb down everything written about management styles.  I am no business school expert but after 20 years of looking at resumes and listening to candidates talk about leadership, I am “trending” towards reducing the business-speak hyperbole. Leaders are either inspirational or controlling.  The good leaders […] Read more»