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Healthcare – Creating Value for Patients
Great piece in New York Times, The Unmitigated Chaos of America's Attempt at Color-Coded Covid Guidance.
A common internet joke suggests that many organizations' digital transformation is not led by their CEO or CIO, but rather COVID. An opthalmic surgeon has been forced to embrace technology as a result of covid.
Setting targets for the purpose of controlling or blaming inevitably degrades to gaming and tyranny of metrics. 46 years ago, Charles Goodhart famously proclaimed that “any observed statistical regularity will tend to collapse once pressure is placed upon it for control purposes” – it's still true today. Here are nine examples of Goodhart's Law in action.
There's a lot more focus on inventory and supply chain since the chaotic disruption from Covid. Taking Stock of Inventory.
Leading & Enabling Excellence
Coaching – Developing Self & Others
Books, Podcasts, Videos
Books I'm currently reading:
I started How Innovation Works: And Why It Flourishes in Freedom by Matt Ridley. So far, I love it.
I'm looking forward to Tom Peters' New Book Excellence Now: Extreme Humanism
Podcasts I'm listening to:
Lean management systems that are designed to raise risks and drive problem solving in hospitals can often overwhelm leaders with analysis paralysis or problem-solving overload. I loved the concise pragmatism Dr. Lee Erickson shares on the The Lens episode 27: Let Your Daily Management System Reduce the Need for Root Cause Analyses.
|I loved the book Bad Blood, the story of Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes, so I started listening to the serial podcast from 2019 on the same topic – The Dropout.|
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