Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Evolving Value of Group Purchasing to Healthcare Leaders

Recently I read a timely article entitled “Leaders Wanted” written by James Francis and David Loeb of the Mayo Clinic. In this article, they made a case for supply chain leaders to develop comprehensive supply chain strategies that need to be addressed in the new environment of healthcare reform. The article identified a number of […]

Technological Literacy and Scientific Methodology as Components of Success in the Evolving Healthcare Environment

By Anne Mitchell, Senior Director, Quality and Patient Safety, Intalere As we close this series examining vital factors for success in healthcare, we look at the importance of technology and science: Technological Literacy Meaningful Use is intended to facilitate the exchange of information across a network of providers, improve the physician’s ability to more accurately […]

Components of Success in the Evolving Healthcare Environment -Tenacity and Leadership

By Anne Mitchell, Senior Director, Quality and Patient Safety, Intalere In last week’s posts concerning necessary components for success in the new era of healthcare, we explored patient-centeredness and adaptability. This week we take a look at leadership and transparency. Tenacity and Vision of Leadership: Leadership must exhibit an unwavering commitment to organizational transformation and […]

Adaptability as a Component of Success in the Evolving Healthcare Reform Environment

by Anne Mitchell, Senior Director, Quality and Patient Safety, Intalere Adaptability is one of the most essential leadership qualities in today’s uncertain and highly-complex environment: Beyond asking leaders to know where their organizations stand relative to the “best in class,” part of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) Triple Aim challenge to leadership is to […]

Intalere’s Senior Director of Quality and Patient Safety Anne Mitchell Discusses Components of Success in the Evolving Healthcare Reform Environment: Patient-Centered Approach

As the challenges in maintaining solid profit margins and top-tier patient outcomes mount, there exists an unparalleled supply of “how to” lists designed for C-suite leaders to carve their own illuminated path. While there is no short supply of such authoritative “leadership advisory” information, several common themes/elements emerge.  Today, let’s look at the importance of […]