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Brent Wallace
In healthcare, we often say that the patient is the focus, or center, of our organization. I think that we really mean it from an intellectual standpoint, but do we from an emotional standpoint? Behavioral research shows that our emotions are the strongest drivers of our decisions. Given that, how many decisions do we make...
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Recently, I participated in a panel discussion at the Midwest Independent Physician Association spring conference. Our discussion was on population health management and the current and future state of value-based delivery in healthcare. It just so happened that the conference coincided closely with CMS’ announcement of the five new payment model options which are set...
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I recently retired from a Chief Medical Officer position in a large integrated health system and have been able to focus more on executive coaching.  In coaching, we have to build trust and rapport quickly so we may better advise and guide executives and other clinical leaders through their high-performing leadership journey.  I find myself...
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