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Retired Hospital Servant Leader Adminstrator; from US
Specialty: 25 year(s) of experience in Administrator inspired by nurses

Confessions of a Hospital Administrator: It's Not a Problem Until it Blows Up Big

At a healthcare conference earlier this year where I was reporting for a client, I met a few of the senior managers at Allina Health from Minneapolis. They were nice folks and were realizing some...

Confessions of a Hospital Administrator - Change Your Unit Culture PRN

In February, I covered the Health Infomation & Management Systems Society annual meeting for a trade publication. One of the sessions I attended was presented by Air Force Colonel Joe Pocreva, MD,...

Confessions of a Hospital Administrator: I Feel Your Pain...Pill

As a hospital CEO, I listed my home phone number in the admission kit for each of the three hospitals where I served. I invited patients to call me at anytime if they had a concern or problem they...

Confessions of a Hospital Administrator: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

You've probably heard of the now controversial Johns Hopkins study that medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in the U.S. When, as part of an assignment, I asked a Chief Medical...

Confessions of A Hospital Administrator – My Job Got Easier When Nurses Got Happier

I was reading through the ongoing Winter 2016 Nursing Article Contest at allnurses. I came across one entry, an unpublished letter titled "Dear Hospital Administrators".* A sentences that...

Confessions of a Hospital Administrator

Gallup announced the results of its annual "Honesty & Ethics in Profession" recently. I was so pleased to see nurses ranked number one in the survey because they certainly deserve the honor. With...


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