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ACA + Deficit Reduction – Cuts to Healthcare = Opportunity

18 November, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
It’s over. That period of time, and accompanying belief system, where regardless of how messy attempts to reform healthcare become, that everything will somehow work out, that the business model we know will survive relatively unchanged, is just not realistic. Yet, you would be surprised how much wishful thinking is detracting some healthcare CEOs and […] Read more»

Will The Real Game Changer Please Stand Up?

23 October, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
Healthcare executives are primarily focusing on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) as the next big game changer for healthcare delivery.  They are probably right to focus on ACA today, but this event is only the set up for the biggest healthcare game changer in modern history. That will be deficit reduction.  Medicare, […] Read more»

Cost Reductions and Internal Recruiters

8 April, 2013 Posted by John G. Self
As many major healthcare systems across America continue sweeping expense reduction initiatives to lower their costs below Medicare because they want to avoid trouble, and not because they are in it, the impact this will have on recruiting is potentially significant. At this point, for better or for worse, talent management and acquisition is not […] Read more»