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Immersion Day-A Truly Fabulous Idea for Boards and Executive Leaders

Immersion Day-A Truly Fabulous Idea for Boards and Executive Leaders By Leonard Zwelling          In the March 31 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, Drs. Richard Bock and Ronald Paulus describe an action they took at the Mission Health system in Ashville, NC to educate their board about what it is doctors actually ...

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Hidden in Plain Sight: The MD Anderson “annual report 2015”

Hidden in Plain Sight: The MD Anderson “annual report 2015” By Leonard Zwelling          It makes fascinating reading, this “annual report” (lower case letters on cover). But I’m like everyone else. First, I look at the pictures.          I was shocked at how few of the faculty pictured in the human interest stories were high ...

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A Long Slog

A Long Slog By Leonard Zwelling http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-to-defeat-radical-jihadism-1458862004          ISIS is not interested in shared governance.          ISIS wants a Caliphate and wants to call all the rest of us who do not adhere to their version of radical Islam heretics and martyrs for a bad cause. This is not a maybe. This is a for ...

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EXTRA: The Latest Chronicle Nonsense

The Latest Chronicle Nonsense  http://www.houstonchronicle.com/opinion/editorials/article/Major-reset-7213593.php “While the last five years under DePinho’s leadership have been mixed, with much disappointment over ethics and spending, in addition to his top-down leadership style, all institutions – particularly those that have enjoyed a large measure of historical success – have employees who question the need to change. Yet change ...

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MD Anderson Hawai’i

MD Anderson Hawai’i By Leonard Zwelling          I guess it was bound to happen. MD Anderson has flown across the Pacific to land in the Hawaiian Islands at The Queen’s Medical Center: http://queensmedicalcenter.org/cancer/md-anderson-affiliation          How do I know? As John Fogarty said, “because I saw it on TV.”          During a commercial break on CNN, ...

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Too Late To Stop Trump?; Too Late To Fire DePinho?

Too Late To Stop Trump?; Too Late To Fire DePinho? By Leonard Zwelling          If the GOP truly is not represented by the awful things that Donald Trump has said about women, Muslims, immigrants, and Mexicans specifically, the time for the party to say so has been over for quite a while. The GOP leadership ...

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