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Jun 9, 2016 10:00:00 AM

The Value Added C-Suite

For the C-Suite to become value added, the C-Suite level executives must become value added leaders within the organization. Senior leadership must learn how to recruit, train, nurture, maintain and retain these value added individuals.  For an organization to do more than just survive – to succeed, it must anticipate its customers’ needs and adjust its direction and momentum so that it is providing what the customer needs in a timelier fashion than its competition. Becoming an anticipatory organization guided by visionary leader is essential for growth. 

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Topics: Healthcare, Leadership, C-Suite

Mar 26, 2015 9:38:42 AM

Patients are Moving Front and Center

"Family is everything” is the message of a new television ad from Emory Healthcare in Atlanta, Ga. Warm and affirming, the ad explains how the system invites patients and their families to assist in diagnosis and treatment, and portrays an inclusive partnership between the healthcare team and families.

Will the ad be successful in attracting patients to the system? That remains to be seen, but the ad itself underscores an important shift in the focus of healthcare. Patients are now in control of their care more than ever, and can serve as great resources and partners as hospitals work to provide high-quality care.

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Topics: Leadership

Dec 30, 2014 10:45:00 AM

Resources to Help Healthcare Leaders Plan for Success in 2015

Nearly a year ago, we started our conversation on this blog about the big ideas and important news driving big changes in healthcare delivery. There are many challenges to face, but also many opportunities that can be mined. It’s an exciting and pivotal time for healthcare leaders and our goal remains the same as we approach 2015: to help our clients meet the future armed with the information that matters.

As you look toward leading your organization into the new year, here is a resource center of articles to help you move your workplace culture forward, note important regulatory deadlines and stay compliant, and secure patient health information (PHI). We look forward to continuing to bring you the resources you need to make informed decisions that protect and grow your organization. Happy New Year from our team to yours!

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Topics: Healthcare, Leadership

Sep 11, 2014 12:00:00 PM

What Kind of Health Care Leader are You?

Leadership at health care organizations is being tested like never before. The move away from fee-for-service (FFS) to a patient outcome based model means management has to get clinical care teams collaborating in a whole new way. Your leadership style and the culture you help create within your organization will be the deciding factor in determining whether your facility survives, and potentially thrives, in this new dynamic.

So, no pressure. Just the success of your organization riding on your shoulders.

The good news is that if you are reading this it means that you recognize the importance of being a great leader and seek out information to build your skills. Half the battle is being aware that you have a management style and committing to building on what is working and improving what is not.

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Topics: Leadership