Viewing Leadership Insights
February 9, 2015
What could the dramatically successful rescue of 33 Chilean miners trapped 2,300 feet under 700,000 metric tons of rock possibly have to do with everyday decision-making in medical practices, hospitals, and healthcare systems?
A great deal, actually.
After 25 years studying leadership in healthcare and other industries, I believe that … Read more
Paul F. Levy
February 5, 2015
There has been much written lately about the tendency of people to develop false memories about events they have witnessed or experienced. I’m not talking about folks who intentionally mislead themselves or others about a given series of actions or events—perhaps, say, to alleviate guilt or horror. I’m talking about … Read more
Dr. Stephen Klasko
February 3, 2015
In the 1960s, America’s doctor was Marcus Welby. He was a family physician who made house calls, didn’t charge patients who couldn’t afford it, maybe even delivered a calf on the side of the road—all before performing difficult neurosurgery on a child before the end of the show.
Brett Cannon, MD
January 20, 2015
Leadership necessary for physicians to be better custodians to their patients, organizations, and communities
While health care has always been an industry in flux, a number of forces have converged to create an especially unstable time. Amongst the ongoing challenges are changing reimbursement models, the ACA, ICD-10, meaningful use, big data, a rise in consumerism, an ongoing expansion of cloud, mobile, and IT solutions, … Read more
January 15, 2015
In recent conversations with information technology providers, I’ve been surprised to discover that their biggest roadblock is often a health care firm’s CIO. Call him or her the Chief Information Obstructionist or the Chief Impediment Officer. But in many cases, CIOs, accustomed to doing things one way, aren’t only failing … Read more
January 14, 2015
Health care technology executives tend to think about software and systems, and not about the negative impact IT spending can have on their companies. That thinking needs to change in order for hospitals and health care organizations to get a real return from their investments in technology.
As I wrote … Read more
Notes from the CIO Office
In a four-part series, Dick Escue, chief information officer at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, Colo., examines the innovative ways in which mobile and cloud technology can improve operational efficiency, clinical outcomes, and patient satisfaction.Read Series
Ideas to Act On
“Succeeding at patient engagement means moving from an attitude of telling a patient ‘the doctor will see you now’ to one of telling the doctor ‘the patient will see you now.’”Read Article
Upcoming Leadership Events
- 03/11/2015 – 03/12/2015
Healthcare Services PE Symposium
South Beach, Fla.
ACHE Congress “Salon Luncheon”
- 03/19/2015 – 03/20/2015
Advisory Roundtable: Hospital-Centric Systems
AMGA Focus Group
Las Vegas, NV
- 3/23/2015 – 3/25/2015
Fifteenth Population Health Colloquium
- 3/25/2015 – 3/27/2015
The Academy CEO Forum
- 04/12/2015 – 04/16/2015