Ride along with Mark as he reminds you that just because you’re quickly iterating you need to slow down to set your strategy.
There is no question that the healthcare market is changing rapidly. This means that groups must have the ability to make business decisions rapidly.
Like life without an underlying philosophy, business without a purpose is simply giving in to the default position.
Medical group leaders are busy focusing on day to day activities: Most are deeply involved in direct patient care. Some, yes, some, also devote some time to working on their business. But there’s a pressing need to engage in strategy. Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Some leaders of hospital-based groups, and I use the term “leader” broadly, believe that their groups are a function of the hospital. If the hospital no longer wants to contract with them, then that would be it.
Robby the Robot. No, not a Da Vinci, but a robot just the same. And, fully functional.
Some leaders of hospital-based groups, and I use the term “leader” broadly, believe that their groups are a function of the hospital.
Just as no vote was required for a dictator like Castro to take over Cuba, no medical staff vote, no survey by Press Ganey, no long and drawn out process among “stakeholders,” is required to topple the status quo.