Remind yourself that, as you watch this today and three weeks from today when you remember to pull out your get out of jail free card, that physicians like you are sitting in their cells today and that you don’t want to join them.
As I always say, think like a carpenter and measure twice (or even thrice), vetting each deal carefully with healthcare counsel, before cutting once, cutting your own neck, that is.
Take a seat and listen in as Mark discusses another Walmart foray into healthcare via its Walmart Town Center concept.
The problem, which can hardly ever be seen from inside the situational loop, is that you want, even need, to be liked. “Am I pushing too hard?” “What will they think?”
Consider the value of thinking several moves ahead.
Use my concept of the Scenario Survey Process to develop potential future scenarios and then to devise a strategy that will help you not only survive, but even potentially thrive, in as many of those futures as possible.
Physician compensation is becoming more dependent upon patient satisfaction. Mark discusses a way to hack patient satisfaction surveys.
Sure, hindsight is always 20/20 but sometimes the “smartest people in the room” can’t manage their way out of a paper bag. Watch some of the stupid business mistakes revealed in the declaration of Hygea’s President and CEO.
When everyone’s included in group governance, no one owns leadership.