Are Kids Receiving Quality Health Care?

Are Kids Receiving Quality Health Care?

Posted by  | Integrated Care

I was recently at a meeting at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in Florida, an organization that is now a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. I remember though that when the hospital joined us in 2011, some people had questions about the union. Why Florida, for example, when our flagship hospital and others are all(...)

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Making Sure Our People Have Clarity

Making Sure Our People Have Clarity

Posted by  | Employee Engagement

This year’s Gallup Q12 Employee Engagement Survey presented unusual dynamics for me. Though my team’s scores indicated a high level of engagement—largely consistent with those of the past—and my direct reports had high scores in all 12 questions, there was one area in which we as a department were not as high as I would(...)

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Think Fast: It’s About Charisma

Think Fast: It’s About Charisma

Posted by  | Management

We’ve all known them—those charismatic people who exude an effortlessly magnetic je ne sais quoi.  But what makes these often captivating people the way they are? Recent research led by William von Hipple at the University of Queensland and covered in a recent interview in the Harvard Business Review suggests that it may boil down to(...)

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Want to Not Feel So Busy? Do Less!

Want to Not Feel So Busy? Do Less!

Posted by  | Work-Life Balance

Our modern lives are fraught with busyness. Constant connection to the Internet has given rise to a ceaseless spiral of information and a litany of perpetual pings—beclouding the once-clear line between home and work. We compensate by overscheduling to maximize our precious time, which only leads to the feeling that our time is woefully on(...)

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Trust Is Obviously Important. But So Is Vulnerability.

Trust Is Obviously Important. But So Is Vulnerability.

Posted by  | Values

Over my career, I’ve been part of several great teams filled with amazing, bright people who helped hone my perspective while challenging me. The foundation for our success was always trust. I realize that this is so apparent that it almost needn’t be said. But it does. And that’s because the concept of trust in(...)

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Why Can’t We Move Faster to Impact Health and Wellness?

Why Can’t We Move Faster to Impact Health and Wellness?

Posted by  | Technology

I’ve written before about how data and technology are constantly reshaping nearly every aspect of our lives—including our health care. And, Apple’s recent open-source software ResearchKit and CareKit are just two examples of the powerful tools that are being realized by today’s brightest technologists and medical minds. Some of the world’s most renowned medical institutions(...)

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