Lasting Results

Why leaders need to shift their focus to long term results. Uniting our Voices Taking 2 minutes to watch the trailer for an upcoming documentary about the US healthcare system. It was created by a medical student who is on a quest to find answers...

National Dialogue

Healthcare leaders can help shape the national dialogue. I needed some repairs done over the weekend and got an ear full from the handyman. He couldn’t contain his emotions about the economic impact Covid19 is having on everyone. Who can blame him? Mixed into some...

Covid19 Stimulus

How long can stimulus be used to sustain the economy? I’ve been reading Paul Krugman’s latest book, Arguing with Zombies to better understand the stimulus funding and debt. The numbers are eye popping. Economic stimulus is a proven way to restore confidence...

Own the Issue

Why owning the issue will likely result in a better outcome. A colleague shared the latest podcast from a16z with ideas of how government funds could be distributed to small businesses with the help of accounting software vendors. Sounds like a good idea. The podcast...

Covid19 + Beyond

Preparing for the impact of Covid19 and beyond Years ago, Bill Gates tried to warn us all about the risk of a deadly virus. Unfortunately, we didn’t heed his warning. The good news is that he has left the boards of Microsoft and other companies to focus his efforts on...

Behavior Contagion

What you should know about behavior contagion. I started reading Under the Influence which links our behaviors to the economic impact and policies. One example of how the theory plays out in healthcare is the out-of-network billing strategy. The topic surfaced again...