the Latest Insights
October 30, 2014
How do you coach a leader who operates from a place of fear? Unfortunately, there’s not much employees can do, says business advisor Ram Charan.
During a Q&A session at athenahealth’s 2014 Strategic Client Forum, Charan insisted that people can change bad habits, but if a person has a flawed … Read more
John Shufeldt, MD
October 29, 2014
Google is getting into the telemedicine game. If the technology giant has its way, pretty soon you’ll be able to search for information about medical symptoms and have the option to immediately chat with a doctor at the push of a button. Even better, users might even have the option … Read more
October 28, 2014
Kodak. Blockbuster. Borders Books. Tower Records. The recent past is littered with the graveyard of businesses that failed to adapt to the challenges of competitors who were digitally distinct, says business adviser Ram Charan.
During athenahealth’s 2014 Strategic Client Forum, Charan, who has consulted with some of the largest Fortune … Read more
October 27, 2014
Accountable Care Organizations just aren’t working. Except where they are. Those are the contradictory takeaways from recent news reports on ACOs across the country.
They aren’t working, for instance, in the Medicare Pioneer ACO Program: This fall, four more hospital systems dropped out of the program, leaving just 19 … Read more
October 21, 2014
All too often, we assume that creating a healthy culture in an organization—a hospital, a bank, a school – is the soft stuff, the apple pie, the workplace niceties that might affect employee satisfaction.
But then suddenly the news is punctuated by a vivid example of just how important a … Read more
October 16, 2014
It’s certainly not as difficult or dangerous as extracting, say, coal from the earth, but mining insights from big data is not without its fair share of drudgery and risk. The work requires attention to detail and methodology; poorly constructed data leads to poor conclusions.
Ideas to Act On
“Mobile devices are becoming as ubiquitous in the health care setting as they are in the rest of our lives. Health care executives and leaders need a thoughtful approach to integrating mobile health technology.”Read Article
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