Executive Health Administration

Value Based Care: 7 Best Practices Healthcare Executives Need to Know

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 7, 2017 6:45:00 AM / by EMHA Blog posted in Innovative Leadership, Transformation, Medicare, Hospital Administration

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The sea change in healthcare from a volume-driven business model to a value-based system has executives reassessing just about every aspect of their operations, from staffing to IT and other infrastructure, community relations and even how “success” is measured.

Getting up to speed on best practices among industry leaders, understanding the options available, and being prepared to make strategic adjustments will be critical to effective leadership as change continues to unfold in the coming years.

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Viable approaches to a federal replacement plan - California provides model

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 17, 2017 3:07:24 PM / by EMHA Blog posted in Transformation, Health Policy, Health Economics, USC Schaeffer Center, Affordable Care Act, Federal Replacement Plan

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We are pleased to share with you an op-ed that ran this week in the Sacramento Bee, written by our Board of Councilors member Leonard Schaeffer - founding chairman and former CEO of WellPoint, (a.k.a. Anthem) and Dana Goldman - director of the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, a joint Center of the USC Price School of Public Policy and the USC School of Pharmacy.

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7 Keys to Hospital Leaders' Success

[fa icon="calendar'] May 20, 2016 7:30:00 AM / by Anna Montgomery, MPA posted in Innovative Leadership, Transformation

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Legendary Leadership Playbook: 6 Tactics

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 29, 2016 8:15:55 AM / by Anna Montgomery, MPA posted in Innovative Leadership, Transformation

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As Dr. Sample pointed out in the previous post, it’s easy for healthcare administrators to get bogged down in the day to day minutia of running a hospital, medical device company, consulting firm, or long term care facility. His 70/30 rule, that leaders will spend 70% of their time on routine and sometimes inconsequential matters and 30% on important initiatives, means great administrators know how to make the most of that 30%. Truly incredible leaders will realize immense gains by focusing some of that 30% of their time on personnel issues.

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Revisit 7 Strategies for Frontline Leaders

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 7, 2016 7:30:00 AM / by Anna Montgomery, MPA posted in Innovative Leadership, Transformation

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   EMHA Program Director Mike Nichol with CEO Chris Van Gorder USC Commencement 2014

Our first post featured EMHA Advisor and CEO of Scripps Health, Chris Van Gorder. In the article Van Gorder offered 7 strategies for frontline leaders to engage employees, based on his book, The Frontline Leader: Building a High-Performance Organization from the Ground Up. The book follows Chris from his career roots as a police officer to his successful transformation of Scripps from an ailing health system to a thriving industry leader. 

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Physician Leaders: Bridges to Better Care

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 9, 2015 7:30:00 AM / by Anna Montgomery, MPA posted in Transformation, Healthcare Careers

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“Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), has created an urgent need for qualified physician leaders to guide its implementation. Experts in the field point out that physicians are front and center in the effective execution of the PPACA because, in practice, they control the quality and the resource utilization of medical care, both key aims of the new legislation” (Pregitzer, 2014).

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Audacity to Shape the Future: 3 Lessons in Healthcare Leadership

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 11, 2015 7:30:00 AM / by Anna Montgomery, MPA posted in Innovative Leadership, Transformation

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The Challenge

"During a strategy planning session, the chancellor stood up and said, 'We know the future is ambiguous and complex, but we need to step up and have the audacity to shape the future. That's what good leaders do.' It reminded me of the significance of the lasting impact we can make through our planning efforts to improve health and well-being." Tomi Ryba said in a Becker’s Hospital Review article on leadership advice from CEOs.

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7 key traits of transformative leaders

[fa icon="calendar'] May 21, 2015 11:13:48 AM / by Anna Montgomery, MPA posted in Innovative Leadership, Transformation, Affordable Care Act

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Transformative leaders in today’s healthcare environment need to be disruptive innovators, willing to adapt to the unknown territory ahead. From the C-Suites to the frontlines, the skills required to succeed in the post-ACA world involve the ability to take calculated risks, innovate, collaborate, and engage in authentic leadership. Whether you see yourself as a Vanguard Leader, a Frontline Leader, or a Transformative Leader, building your capacity for leadership, honing your business skills within the healthcare environment, and enhancing your communication and relationship building competencies will prepare you for an rewarding career in health administration.

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Adventures in Healthcare Leadership: Charting New Waters

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 22, 2015 7:35:00 AM / by Anna Montgomery, MPA posted in Innovative Leadership, Transformation, Affordable Care Act

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The world is flat. There are well-defined edges. Your experience and knowledge gives you a competitive advantage. You know how to sail the seas. One day you wake up to find that the earth is round! Your bounded seas are now vast oceans. Do you cling to what you know? Or do you set out on new adventures? After all, if there’s no edge then you’ve got a lot of exploring to do!

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Three Stages of Healthcare Innovation [Infographic]

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 21, 2015 8:12:00 AM / by Anna Montgomery, MPA posted in Innovative Leadership, Transformation

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Does your organization formally manage innovation?

If your answer is "no", you're not alone. Only 27% of healthcare executives say their companies formally manage innovation. In our recent post Adventures in Healthcare Leadership: Charting New Waters, we shared some key findings of research with 20 healthcare CEO's who are leading disruptive change in the high seas of the post-reform world. Now, the rubber hits the road as we extend the conversation to innovation. Effective healthcare leaders of disruptive change create a culture conducive to innovation, invest in processes to enhance it, and build infrastructure to support it.  

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