Nicolas C. Restrepo, Howard Green & Mary Jane Kornacki
What difference can one individual make? Plenty. Two doctor leaders discuss the impact one colleague’s bequest — earmarked for physician development — has had on their institution’s quality and safety program.
A physician executive recalls what she learned from an assessment of her leadership style early in her career and challenges as a woman leader in a traditionally male-dominated profession.
Optimism, innovation, and how the two go together.
James L. Reinertsen & Mary Jane Kornacki
A former hospital system CEO reflects on the challenge of getting individual hospitals to function as a true system.
Michael Shabot & Mary Jane Kornacki
Multi-hospital Memorial Hermann Health System’s CMO married the system’s demonstrated operational excellence with an audacious quality and safety agenda.
How Adrienne Boissy and Cleveland Clinic are focusing on physician communication — and getting results.
U.S. Army Col. Joseph S. Pina & Mary Jane Kornacki
A U.S. Army Medical Corps Colonel reflects on leveling the status differences that both military rank and professional hierarchy confer.
Do we give patients more work, more choice, or both?
Howard Green & Mary Jane Kornacki
A chief of service at a community hospital recalls his experience of leadership in action while in the Marine Corps.
How the University of Alabama at Birmingham is changing the way palliative care consultations are managed, both face to face, and face to screen.