the Latest Insights
March 30, 2015
This past winter, the U.S. experienced an unusually intense measles season. As of March 20, 2015, there have been 178 reported cases of measles in the U.S., compared with an average of 61 cases per year between 2001 and 2011.
Although the largest outbreak originated at Disneyland in Southern California … Read more
March 27, 2015
You’re rushing out the door on Monday morning, car keys and laptop in hand, ready for a busy day. First stop of the day is that doctor’s appointment you nearly forgot about, but with a little luck in traffic you get to the doctor’s office just in time to check-in … Read more
Paul F. Levy
March 24, 2015
The Wharton School’s Adam Grant has noted: “If you look at existing leadership research, extroversion stands out as the most consistent and robust predictor of who becomes a leader and who is rated an effective leader.” Writer and introvert-activist Susan Cain has also pointed out that introverts are often … Read more
March 19, 2015
Jamie Heywood co-founded PatientsLikeMe a decade ago out of the personal belief that if patients shared their health information, they would fare better and so would medicine.
His brother Stephen had been diagnosed with ALS in 1998 at the age of 29, and Heywood had done everything he could to … Read more
March 13, 2015
Health care is changing so rapidly. It’s never been more important to have strong, visionary leaders steering the ship through the storm.
March 4, 2015
In 2009, The Checklist Manifesto, by Dr. Atul Gawande, popularized the notion that hospital errors could be significantly reduced if physicians wrote down and followed a checklist of evidence-based steps to ensure things were done properly. The book received wide-ranging praise for its seeming simplicity and potential for improving … 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
- 04/12/2015 – 04/16/2015
- 04/20/2015 – 04/22/2015
- 04/26/2015 – 04/29/2015
EDPMA Solutions Summit
Amelia Island, Fla.
- 04/26/2015 – 04/30/2015
UCAOA Spring Convention
- 04/27/2015 – 04/29/2015
FQHC Leadership Institute
Innovations in Health Care Summit
- 05/7/2015 – 05/9/2015
Becker’s Hospital Review Annual Meeting