At the Heart of Digital Transformation in Healthcare

BY Tom Kendra – Member Board of Directors at Persistent Systems Earlier this month was the 49th anniversary of the first successful heart transplant, performed in Cape Town, South Africa. I was thinking about that when returning from my annual cardiologist checkup and I came across an interesting article in a Northwestern Alumni magazine about

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Talking About Ethics Across Cultures

BY Mary C. Gentile – HARVARD BUSINESS REPORT A few years ago, I was teaching a two-day program about ethics in India for entrepreneurs and business faculty who taught entrepreneurship. It was a program that I had spent years honing, building upon research that suggests rehearsing — pre-scripting, practicing voice, and peer coaching — is

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A Year of Uncertainty and Opportunity for the Healthcare Industry in 2017

BY Stacey Empson – PwC Partner – Healthcare Leader | Healthcare Strategy Consultant | Healthcare Technology & Transformation Consulting As the healthcare industry adapts to the administration of President-elect Donald Trump in 2017, it also will continue to be shaped by the shift toward value. Both traditional health organizations and new entrants will need to

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Five Assumptions You Have to Make When Managing a Crisis

This article is written BY By Jack and Suzy Welch Crises are a Part of Life…and Business It’s a rare day that you turn on the television or open the newspaper and don’t encounter a story about a crisis unfolding in an organization somewhere. Crises come in all shapes and sizes. Some are very public like

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3 Ways traveling abroad can help your career

BY Caris Thetford – The Muse – Image by Corbis Thomas Thu Hurlimann/ImageZoo I remember the first time I left the United States. I was about eight years old, visiting family in El Paso, Texas. During the trip, we traveled to nearby Juarez, Mexico, to visit the market. Everything about the market was different from

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A New Leadership Model for Healthcare Organizations

BY Karen Springer – President and Chief Executive Officer at Saint Thomas Health. When it comes to executive leadership, I am a firm believer that gaining a different perspective can provide the advantage needed to successfully steer an organization through any amount of change. Sometimes, we all need another mind, another set of hands, eyes

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How to Make Your Company Culturally Intelligent

BY Andy Molinsky – Author and Management professor at Brandeis University’s International Business School. We all know that in a foreign culture, one of the most important skills to develop is the ability to translate, to learn to speak the new language — or at least master a few key phrases. You also need to

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