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New Ideas on Healthcare CEO Search

June 20, 2014


Daniel Sinnott, CEO of his eponymous executive search firm, wrote a thoroughly excellent piece on how healthcare CEO searches should adapt to find more appropriate candidates. Leadership is a struggle in these difficult industry times for healthcare, and the head of an organization influences much of the hard-to-change but needs-to-change aspects of the care giving business. […]

Why Processes Matter Most in HC, Part II

March 28, 2014


[Click for “Why Processes Matter Most in HC, Part I”] This concept is made very clear in sports. When a key guard and defensive specialist gets hurt in a basketball game, the coach says, ‘next man up’. The coach does not switch from man-to-man to zone defense (process) because one of his star players (resource) […]

Why Processes Matter Most in HC, Part I

March 27, 2014


Among the many cultural paradigm shifts under way in healthcare, arguably the most important is the understanding that, simply put:  processes rule. Paraphrasing Harvard Business School professor, author, and innovation expert Clayton Christensen, a business organizes three ingredients for long-term success:  priorities, resources and processes.  First, an entity identifies priorities to deliver a product or service. […]