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  • Leadership Insights

    The Hidden Costs and Consequences of Bad Meetings


    August has many hidden pleasures: juicy, delicious peaches and tomatoes, less traffic on city streets, a stolen day at the beach, and a chance to take stock of what we each want to do better when September arrives with its faster pace and greater demands on our lives.

    In the … Read more

  • Leadership Insights

    Teaming at a Distance in Health Care


    Telemedicine. Virtual care. Telemental health. Video conferencing. Skype. Facetime.

    The information technology that allows us to shrink global distances by holding meetings with faraway colleagues appearing on small screens at our desks can give us a false sense of connection and security. We are too easily lulled into the belief … Read more

  • Industry Knowledge

    Why Brand Matters in Health Care


    Apple CEO Tim Cook recently came to Capitol Hill to defend his company against charges of tax avoidance. At stake was more than a whopping potential tax bill for the electronics manufacturer; the Apple brand, the most valuable in the world, was also at risk. In an age of both … Read more

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