Harvard Business Review

Early to bed, early to rise ... makes us better in ethicists' eyes

Early to bed, early to rise ... makes us better in ethicists' eyes

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Ever since I used to wake up early as a young child and turn on the morning farm report on TV, my still-sleeping parents knew they had an early riser. An active morning person, if you will. They can be excused if they didn't know they were also likely rearing an honest, ethical person.

Is LTC leading the pack?

Is LTC leading the pack?

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If we've learned anything lately, it's this: Changing a healthcare system is no easy task. Just ask the White House.

Lack of data causes doctors to steer patients to unnecessary post-acute care, experts say

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Without solid research about how discharged hospital patients fare in various post-acute settings, cautious doctors are ordering more intensive and expensive care than is needed, according to medical experts writing in the Harvard Business Review.

Maybe long-term care isn't such a laggard after all

Maybe long-term care isn't such a laggard after all

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If we've seen anything this month, it's this: Changing a healthcare system is no easy task. Just ask the White House.

The "leading cause of death" for LTC leaders

The "leading cause of death" for LTC leaders

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Every year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention publishes a list of the leading cause of death in men and women in the United States. Presumably, one goal in publishing the data is to alert us of the hidden dangers, and ultimate outcome, certain lifestyle choices can have on our life. After assisting with the recruitment, training, and development of over 100 administrators-in-training in recent years, I've had an intimate view into what leads to their successes and also what has led to failures.

Many LTC operators avoiding path to greatness?

Many LTC operators avoiding path to greatness?

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Billionaire Warren Buffet famously once said he had two rules for investing. The first was to make money. The second was to remember the first.

Looking to manage your organization's data better? It's as simple as 1-2-3

Looking to manage your organization's data better? It's as simple as 1-2-3

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From Google to grocers, innovative firms are finding ways to tame data in ways that give them a unique advantage. More than a few long-term care operators have begun to take notice.

Balanced blend is key to innovation success

Balanced blend is key to innovation success

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These days, almost every industry event features a session about preparing for the road ahead. Inevitably, the same siren song can soon be heard: innovate or else.

Balanced blend is key to innovation success

Balanced blend is key to innovation success

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These days, almost every industry event features a session about preparing for the road ahead. Inevitably, the same siren song can soon be heard: innovate or else.

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