Leadership on the Executive Path in Unprecedented and Unknowable Times

By Diane L. Dixon, EdD During this pandemic I have been thinking about leadership in these unprecedented and unknowable times.  We have not seen anything like what we are experiencing globally in my lifetime, which makes it is unprecedented.  And there’s a great deal more that is unknowable than we have experienced in previous times.  This presents a challenge for leadership on...

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Will Smart Leadership Be Enough in Healthcare?

Smart Leadership Healthcare leaders today have to be smart to deal with all of the challenges they are facing.   It is fortunate that there are so many smart leaders in the field.  With the ever growing demands, sharp thinking and intellect on many levels are required.  The confluence of complex and complicated issues impacting health care delivery is compounded by continuous change that at...

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Collaborating Across Boundaries in Health Care Delivery: What’s Old is New

We have been talking about coordinating care and collaborating across boundaries for as long as I have been in health care, more than 25 years.   It is interesting to me with all of the recent debate over the new age of health care reform that we are still talking about collaborating across boundaries as if it is a new initiative.   As so often happens in health care, new names are given for old...

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