Small Change, Big Consequences — Partial Medicaid Expansions under the ACA

The stakes are high in the debate over partial Medicaid expansions, with far-reaching consequences for patients, state governments, and the federal budget.

Amy Merlino and Tom Lee head shots

“Humanware” vs. Software

Will those who recall the lost art of paper prescriptions contribute, or gracefully bow out, to technology?

Harm Across the Board - Preventable Harm Metrics Tracked at Seven Mission Health Hospitals

Defining “Directionality” in Quality for the Board

Mission Health’s Quality Team adapted the Harm Across the Board index to seven different hospitals and combined the indices into one regularly reportable systemwide measure.

Next-Generation Electronic Medical Record Panel Clip Still

We’re a Bunch of Expensive Financial Clerks

Epic and Cerner are dead, Brent James says — what if we designed the system for physicians?

The Ship Model of Leadership and Leadership Skills

The Importance of Leadership to Organizational Success

Effective leadership is built on a solid foundation consisting of a clear mission, a vision for the future, a specific strategy, and a culture conducive to success.

Is Improvement a Matter of Urgency?

The desire to minimize bad news is why so many change efforts lurch from start. But urgency means results are needed, not just activity.

Active Learning Opportunities for Health Care Leadership Panel Clip Still

Does Every Health Care Leader Need an MBA?

In health care leadership training, behavior and active day-to-day learning opportunities are just as important as values.

The Good Old Days of Health Care Were Terrible We Are Not as Good as We Can Be - Pace of Change in Health Care Panel Clip Still

We’re Not as Good as We Can Be

Is the pace of change in health care going too fast, or too slow?

UCLPartners Leadership Competency Framework

Building a New Kind of Leader for an Era of Cooperation

Moving from competition to collaboration requires different leaders, and a different way to evaluate leadership potential.

How to Have a High-Performing Employed Medical Group Without a Hospital Subsidy

It’s a generally accepted view that all hospital-employed physician groups are constitutionally incapable of operating without financial support from the hospital. PinnacleHealth Medical Group found that commonsense tactics can eliminate the need for hospitals to expend precious resources to support employed physicians.

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