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Rescuing Healthcare

A Leadership Prescription to Make Healthcare What We All Want It to Be

Antony Bell, MD Cortese, Denis A.


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Healthcare in America is wildly inconsistent and uncomfortably close to bankruptcy, and the only way it can be rescued is with leaders in all the different areas of healthcare stepping up with the right kind of leadership. The problem is that they don't realize the importance of their leadership, and even when they do, they don't know how to lead. Rescuing Healthcare shows them (and the rest of us) why it's so important that they do step up, and--the critical ingredient--it shows them how to exercise the right kind of leadership--whatever their role or contribution. And for the rest of us as consumers, it shows us what we should be expecting ... and demanding. The goal of this book, then, is nothing less than the salvation and transformation of healthcare.

Morgan James Publishing, 9781683501381, 250pp.

Publication Date: April 4, 2017

About the Author

Antony Bell is founder/CEO of Leader Development Inc., an organization that has helped many leaders in multiple sectors engineer the transformation of their leadership--and through it, the transformation of their organization. He has created an integrated, comprehensive leadership framework that makes sense of the complexities of leadership and brings together all the multiple elements of leadership into a coherent whole. This framework, applicable to any context at any stage of a leader's career, is now widely applied by numerous individuals, consulting companies, coaching companies, government agencies, businesses, and nonprofit organizations; it is widely considered the most comprehensive summary of the key elements of great leadership. He is the author of Great Leadership: What It Is and What It Takes in a Complex World, and a frequent contributor to the business and leadership press. Denis A. Cortese M.D. practiced medicine for 40 years at Mayo Clinic, participating in education, research, and administration, and ended his career there as President and CEO from 2002 to 2009. He currently serves as Foundation Professor and Director of the Healthcare Delivery and Policy Program at Arizona State University, focusing on helping health care leaders embrace the solutions offered in Rescuing Healthcare. He also serves as President of the Healthcare Transformation Institute, and his international reach includes being an honorary member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) and of the Academia Nacional de Medicina (Mexico). As a member of the Institute of Medicine, he chaired the Roundtable on Value and Science-Driven Medicine (creating under his tenure the Learning Health System Series). He has published several books including the Roadmap Series (A Roadmap to Better Health, A Roadmap to High-Value Healthcare Delivery, and A Roadmap to Medicare Sustainability), and written a chapter for Breakthrough: From Innovation to Impact.