Threading the Needle

I’ve spent the better part of my career trying to thread the needle on difficult issues. Sometimes it works and other times it doesn’t. It’s becoming increasingly difficult to do.   If you follow me on social media then you know I mostly share informational...

The Long Fix

Playing the long game. I’ve been reading the book called The Long Fix, Solving America’s Health Care Crisis by Vivian Lee MD who is the President of Health Platforms for Verily.She also spoke at the Common Wealth Club last year and honestly, I got turned off...

Good to Great

Can great companies transform healthcare? A reference to the book Good to Great popped up during some of my research this summer. Interestingly, it was mentioned by a Google employee as one of the greatest business books. I had the audio book in my car for...

Public Health

Reimagining the public health system post pandemic. I have been reading the new book from Michael Lewis called The Premonition. It’s a story about the deficiencies of the US public health system. The leading characters were rarely if ever in the news during the...

Fundamental Change

Why fundamental change is so hard. I host the Healthcare Office Hours for a global startup community. It’s given me the opportunity to talk with entrepreneurs from all over the world. One of which is a former Professor of Psychology and Founder of a CBT...

Survival Mode

Mitigate the long term effects of survival mode. The latest OIG report is about the potential long term effects of hospitals operating in survival mode during the Covid Pandemic. Hospitals are struggling to cover operating costs, medical professionals are exhausted...