Four Ways to Spur Innovation at Your Managed Care OrganizationThis first article in our new leadership series explores how managed care executives can cultivate smart ideas and stay ahead of the competition.
How Independence Health Group diversifies its workforceThe president and chief executive officer describes the various initiatives the organization is taking, and how they are resulting in big payoffs.
Does the ‘compliment sandwich’ give better feedback?One approach that is sometimes recommended to give honest feedback is to deliver it between two positive comments. This is known as the “compliment sandwich.” While some advocates of this approach still assert its value, it is largely out of favor and is often ridiculed.
Top 2018 challenges healthcare executives face
Top 2018 challenges healthcare executives faceExperts weigh in on the findings from Managed Healtcare Executive’s 2017 State of the Industry Survey.
Top 11 pieces of advice for young healthcare executivesWe asked successful healthcare industry leaders to share their top tips for young executives. Here’s what they said.
Women, leadership, and optometryOver the past several decades, the profession of optometry has experienced a gender shift, which research shows is expected to continue. The most recent industry report estimates the female-to-male ratio among practicing optometrists is projected to grow to 52 percent female and 48 percent male by 20221—an increase from 2 percent female and 98 percent male in the 1960s.
Four traits bold leaders possessIn an intense healthcare era, there’s no “one-size-fits-all" approach to managing, but here are four things a fearless leader must do.
Business principles in dermatology practice“Business literacy is an emerging competency that’s necessary for physicians,” says one dermatologist.
Top seven healthcare leadership problemsAre you making any of these mistakes? Here are the biggest pitfalls healthcare industry leaders say you should avoid.
Thirteen leadership tips for healthcare executivesIndustry leaders share their go-to strategies.