Physician Leadership Library
INSIGHT AND ADVICE FOR ASPIRING LEADERSAs health care grows increasingly complex, seasoned physician leaders revisit the words of leadership wisdom they shared six years ago. Their views continue to offer keen insight to physicians and others shaping the future.
- Paul Esselman and Joyce Tucker
HEALTH CARE REFORM IS JUST WARMING UPIt probably will be several more months before there’s a unified GOP plan to roll back the Affordable Care Act — if one even emerges. There’s a look at what is known and what experts expect will happen next.
- Jason Davis
FROM OUR CEO: UNCERTAINTY, AMBIGUITY AND DiSC - A CONTRASTWe often dramatically change patients’ lives by creating medical uncertainty and unintentional ambiguity, because how messages are delivered and received depends on preset expectations. As physicians, we have expectations for our careers, and how we choose to manage them often will determine our satisfaction. Uncertainty and ambiguity are unwanted.
- Peter B. Angood, MD, President and CEO
COMMENTARY: DEALING WITH THE DILEMMA OF DIGITAL DEVICES IN MEETINGSUsing mobile devices and other technology during meetings can be both necessary and a nuisance. Should they be banned or embraced? It depends. Sometimes the best answer is to meet halfway.
- Michael R. Canady, MD, MBA, CPE, FACS
BRINGING VALUE: NO COMPROMISING ON QUALITY OF CAREFor the greater good of their organizations, physician leaders must be proactive in every improvement initiative. Here are some considerations for anyone who’s helping to lead a charge for change.
- Eugene Fibuch, MD, CPE, CHCQM, FACPE, FABQAURP, and Arif Ahmed, BDS, PhD, MSPH
ARTFULLY ADVANCING TREATMENT OF DIABETESA study into creative expression as a way to increase patient activation in the management of Type 2 diabetes shows promising results as a high-value, low-cost tool for improving health in underserved populations.
- Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH; Lewis E. Kazis, ScD; Howard Cabral, PhD, MPH; Marina Soley-Bori, PhD, MA; and Harris Allen, PhD