It's human nature to react defensively to public criticism. But successful healthcare leaders will overcome that impulse and lean into transparency.
Meharry Medical College President Dr. James E.K. Hildreth says healthcare stakeholders should help disadvantaged students find a path in the industry to improve the system and the communities where they come from.
Now is the time to take a proactive approach. No community can afford to wait for disaster to strike before strengthening its public health and healthcare system infrastructure.
As healthcare organizations are transformed via new value-based models, we need to put aside unnecessary competition and collaborate more closely to solve our biggest problems.
The Commonwealth Fund's Dr. David Blumenthal says we should think bigger about telemedicine and what it can do to address some of our healthcare system's most pressing challenges.
As suicide reaches crisis-level proportions in our nation, it's time to treat suicide like the public health crisis that it is, and healthcare leaders and executives play a critical role.
To reduce the stigma of mental illness among African-Americans, professor Ruth C. White urges a two-pronged approach: focus on changing perceptions and making culturally competent care more accessible.
Organizations that give incentives for value-based care principles have a distinct advantage when it comes to preparing for, and responding to, a crisis.
Mission Health's approach to driving continuous improvement is best captured by paraphrasing the words of President Theodore Roosevelt: Real progress is won by people who take the next step, not those who theorize about the 200th.
Long-term acute-care hospitals can provide high-quality healthcare and exceptional outcomes, according to Lou Little, president of the National Association of Long Term Hospitals. It is vitally important that their role be understood and continued.
The Trump administration's immigration stance could have unintended yet significant consequences for the delivery of quality healthcare in the U.S. by exacerbating the challenges of a growing physician shortage.
If we want to realize positive and lasting change, we must first focus on developing healthcare leaders who exhibit the character and competence that creates trust and inspires others to engage their best efforts in a difficult but noble cause.