As a Clevelander, I was raised a fiercely loyal sports fan – often times witnessing, shall we say, subpar outcomes. When LeBron James returned to Cleveland, he ignited a sense of hope in Clevelanders. To maximize the full potential that came with James, organizational change and sacrifice was in order. Kevin Love, a prolific power forward who led his previous team in scoring and rebounding,Read more
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Albert Einstein was once quoted as saying that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. The principles of innovation also tell us that doing the same things the same way will produce the same outcomes.
Today, many in health care are seeking ways to improve quality and lower the overall cost of chronic care,Read more
Steve Jobs once said that he modeled his business after The Beatles. But, it wasn’t their lyrics or their songwriting that captivated Jobs. According to him, he was impressed by the way the four musicians complemented one another – they “kept each other’s kind of negative tendencies in check.” It was this synchronization of character and personality that made Jobs realize that “great things in business are never done by one person,Read more
The health care industry is in the midst of a transformative change in how care is packaged, delivered and managed, and high-volume retailers, pharmacy chains and grocery stores are building new business alliances to capitalize on an evolving health care consumer market.
The convergence of health care providers, life sciences companies, and retailers with pharmacies is helping to reshape the industry.Read more
If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it. Or so the old saying goes.
In the break-neck world of mergers, acquisitions, and consolidations in life sciences and health care, businesses are often bought or absorbed not because they are broken but because they are thriving and leaving their mark in a key targeted segment of the marketplace.Read more
My wife, Kerry, recently returned from a 10-day cycling trip in Italy, staying in a beautiful hotel near Tuscany that caters to professional cycling teams. Kerry’s group typically rode 50 to 70 miles each day through the countryside, culminating in a grueling 120-mile “gran fondo” with more than 12,000 feet of climbing. A highlight of the trip was when she watched at the finish line of one of the stages of the Giro d’Italia,Read more