Al Erisman outlines Issue 74 contributors to the continuing dialogue on health care and offers a look at future Conversations covering the telecommunications and movie industries..
Jonathan Perlin, chief medical officer for the HCA health care system in Nashville, shares his passion for improving health care through better outcomes and lower costs — to move beyond sick care to a true health care system. More than ideas, they are things he did while CEO of the Veterans Health Administration.
Luke McGuiness took over the leadership role for the Central Dupage County Hospital system as hospital administrator when it was intellectually and financially struggling. Today, it is one of America’s Top 100 Hospitals. McGuiness offers his insight on the process — with ideas applying well beyond the health care field.
Investors Want Right to Know
Wall Street Journal, January 24, 2011
In Health Law, Rx for Trouble
The Wall Street Journal, March 9, 2011
David Gill addresses the myth that companies, “once ethical, will always be ethical”, or “once reliable, will always be reliable.”
Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions
by Guy Kawasaki
Safe Patients, Smart Hospitals: How One Doctor’s Checklist Can Help Us Change Health Care from the Inside Out
by Peter Pronovost and Eric Vohr
“The Cost Conundrum: What a Texas town can teach us about health care”
by Atul Gawande
Should a client be fired? Kenman Wong responds to the dilemma of working with a client who pays for advice, but doesn’t take it — to the detriment of the business.