The key to engaging patient’s to be more engaged in their health care is to create innovative and cutting-edge solutions to age old problems that they currently encounter. For example, Renown Health is the organization that I have the privilege to work for, and recently we implemented “Virtual Check-In” (VCI) which creates a completely different … Continue reading
There are so many great Leaders in history that exemplify the notion that Leaders are change agents. From a business perspective, Steve Jobs comes to mind, and is one of my favorite of all time. Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., and John F. Kennedy also conjure up images of people willing to look … Continue reading
A new leader came to me one time and asked for more responsibility. He said, “I feel like I have solved most of the challenges within my team.” This seemed unlikely, but hey you never know, so I went with it. “What makes you think that?” He went on to talk about how when … Continue reading
Where does it say that you have to actually be in a leadership position to actually lead people? It doesn’t, because you don’t. Anybody can be a leader, from the CEO of the organization, to the janitor, to a woman riding on a bus. The distinction is in the definition of leadership. My definition … Continue reading
In Healthcare today, it takes strong leadership. More so, than at any other time in our nation’s history. We are at a crossroads. We will either find a way to turn the ship of declining outcomes and rising costs, or we will meet a fate similar to that of the Titanic. Whenever a leader … Continue reading
If you haven’t read the book American Turnaround by Ed Whitacre, you are missing one of the great reads of the last few years in business books. It is absolutely brilliant. He talks over and over about the need to establish clear lines of authority, responsibility, and accountability. Often times, these three things are … Continue reading
Men like movies. Not films, screenplays, pictures or flicks---movies.