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Business Change Management

Business Change Management

Leading-Edge Webinar Series "Healthcare Innovation: Trends from the Trenches" Resumes In September With New Slate Of Expert Speakers

On Jul 29, 2014 4:33:30 PM

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Categories: Healthcare, Andrea Simon, Trends From The Trenches, Press Releases

Andrea Simon, Ph.D., principal and founder of Simon Associates Management Consultants (SAMC), announced today the new Fall/Winter schedule for the immensely popular webinar series, “Healthcare Innovation: Trends From the Trenches.” Created to help healthcare executives, physicians and administrators better understand the enormous changes occurring in healthcare today, this series of webinars offers real-world, actionable advice and tools to healthcare institutions, their staff and even patients so they can successfully adapt to changing times. Dr. Simon and her panel of experts address key issues that are emerging to transform the way we access and deliver healthcare in the U.S. For the Fall/Winter series, Dr. Simon, the series host, has engaged a wide variety of speakers who will share their considerable expertise on the following topics:

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Leading-Edge Webinar Series "Healthcare Innovation: Trends from the Trenches" Resumes In September With New Slate Of Expert Speakers

On Jul 29, 2014 4:33:30 PM

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Categories: Healthcare, Andrea Simon

Andrea Simon, Ph.D., principal and founder of Simon Associates Management Consultants (SAMC), announced today the new Fall/Winter schedule for the immensely popular webinar series, “Healthcare Innovation: Trends From the Trenches.” Created to help healthcare executives, physicians and administrators better understand the enormous changes occurring in healthcare today, this series of webinars offers real-world, actionable advice and tools to healthcare institutions, their staff and even patients so they can successfully adapt to changing times. Dr. Simon and her panel of experts address key issues that are emerging to transform the way we access and deliver healthcare in the U.S. For the Fall/Winter series, Dr. Simon, the series host, has engaged a wide variety of speakers who will share their considerable expertise on the following topics:

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3 Steps To Make A Hospital Name Change Stick

On Jul 28, 2014 4:13:05 PM

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Categories: Healthcare, Andrea Simon, Branding and Rebranding

In my last blog post, I wrote about the recent tidal wave among healthcare systems to change their names. Now I would like to follow that with the questions you should ask about the power of your name, whether it really needs changing, and how to make that change really stick.

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Can You Successfully Leave Retirement And Launch A Start-Up? Yes!, Says Andrew Simon

On Jul 21, 2014 2:38:14 PM

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Categories: Andrew Simon, Entrepreneurs, Change Management, Start-up Companies

"Launching your own start-up company at any age can be a time consuming, difficult, and stressful thing to do," says Andrew (Andy) Simon, Partner at Simon Associates Management Consultants and expert start-up business consultant, "but yes, you can successfully leave retirement and do it."

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Can You Successfully Leave Retirement And Launch A Start-Up? Yes!, Says Andrew Simon

On Jul 21, 2014 2:38:14 PM

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Categories: Andrew Simon, Entrepreneurs, Change Management

"Launching your own start-up company at any age can be a time consuming, difficult, and stressful thing to do," says Andrew (Andy) Simon, Partner at Simon Associates Management Consultants and expert start-up business consultant, "but yes, you can successfully leave retirement and do it."

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Fierce Healthcare Highlights Andrea Simon Article Advising How To Create A Culture Of Innovation In Hospitals

On Jul 17, 2014 10:05:33 PM

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Categories: Healthcare, Andrea Simon, Igniting Change

How can you create a culture of innovation in your organization? Why is it so hard to get people to become more innovative, creative and capable problem solvers? When Andrea Simon, Ph.D., Founder and President of Simon Associates, found herself repeatedly being asked these questions, she decided to share her years of knowledge and experience in an article recently published by Fierce Healthcare, "3 steps to create a hospital culture of innovation."

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The Do's And Don'ts Of Starting A Business Over 50

On Jul 15, 2014 4:31:13 PM

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Categories: Andrew Simon, Entrepreneurs, Change Management

Andrew (Andy) Simon, Partner at Simon Associates Management Consultants and expert start-up business consultant, recently shared his thoughts on what entrepreneurs "of a certain age" need to consider when launching a start-up. His article, "How to be prepared when starting a business and you are over 50," recently published by ExpertBeacon, provides concrete, actionable guidance to help business professionals decide if they have the right drive and personality to tackle a start-up, and if they stand a good chance of succeeding.

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The Key To Surviving These Uncertain Times? Inviting Your Hospital Staff Into The Decision-Making Process.

On Jul 15, 2014 4:51:53 AM

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Categories: Healthcare, Kathy Silard

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Andrea Simon Article Examining The Role Of Hospital Physician Services Highlighted in Fierce Healthcare

On Jul 14, 2014 12:26:36 PM

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Categories: Healthcare, Andrea Simon, Trends From The Trenches

How does a hospital's physician services surmount increased competition for fewer patients, overcome the trend of medical homes diverting patients to their own facilities, and offset revenue lost when inpatient procedures and services are converted to outpatient ones? Hint: It's all about building effective relationships with your physicians if you want to bring about positive, lasting change.

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Andrea Simon Article Examining The Role Of Hospital Physician Services Highlighted in Fierce Healthcare

On Jul 14, 2014 12:26:36 PM

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Categories: Healthcare, Andrea Simon, Emerging Trends

How does a hospital's physician services surmount increased competition for fewer patients, overcome the trend of medical homes diverting patients to their own facilities, and offset revenue lost when inpatient procedures and services are converted to outpatient ones? Hint: It's all about building effective relationships with your physicians if you want to bring about positive, lasting change.

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What’s The Role of Physician Engagement With The Employed Health System Practice?

On Jul 7, 2014 11:57:55 AM

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Categories: Healthcare, Kriss Barlow

“We’ve employed these doctors but they act like they're still in private practice…”

It’s more than frustrating to work hard to align a practice into a health system only to see its referrals going to a competitor, or its practice patterns not meeting the patients’ needs.

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Too Many Choices Can Cause Healthcare Consumer Paralysis, Says Andrea Simon In Recent Becker's Article

On Jul 7, 2014 11:09:38 AM

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Categories: Innovation Games, Healthcare, Andrea Simon, Trends From The Trenches

Simon Associates Management Consultants, the consulting firm founded by Andrea Simon, Ph.D., recently conducted original research to learn more about healthcare consumers' concerns during this time of enormous change in the industry. Dr. Simon turned her findings, with broad implications for both healthcare consumers and providers, into a very timely article, "The Paradox of Choice: When Too Many Options, Too Little Information Cause Healthcare Consumer Paralysis," recently published by Becker's Hospital Review.

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Too Many Choices Can Cause Healthcare Consumer Paralysis, Says Andrea Simon In Recent Becker's Article

On Jul 7, 2014 11:09:38 AM

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Categories: Innovation Games, Healthcare, Andrea Simon, Emerging Trends

Simon Associates Management Consultants, the consulting firm founded by Andrea Simon, Ph.D., recently conducted original research to learn more about healthcare consumers' concerns during this time of enormous change in the industry. Dr. Simon turned her findings, with broad implications for both healthcare consumers and providers, into a very timely article, "The Paradox of Choice: When Too Many Options, Too Little Information Cause Healthcare Consumer Paralysis," recently published by Becker's Hospital Review.

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Andrea Simon and Sam Basta Teamed Up To Present 8th Webinar in Series, Focusing On Innovating The Patient Care Experience

On Jul 5, 2014 1:13:35 AM

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Categories: Healthcare, Andrea Simon, Trends From The Trenches

The healthcare industry has gone through transition before. The big difference these days is that it is much more accelerated. This constant state of flux requires innovation, and innovation requires entrepreneurship.This cannot be left to the few who are innovative and entrepreneurial to figure it out and lead the rest of us―everyone needs to be involved in targeted, innovative responses to today’s changing times.

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Andrea Simon and Sam Basta Teamed Up To Present 8th Webinar in Series, Focusing On Innovating The Patient Care Experience

On Jul 5, 2014 1:13:35 AM

/ mlball

Categories: Healthcare, Andrea Simon

The healthcare industry has gone through transition before. The big difference these days is that it is much more accelerated. This constant state of flux requires innovation, and innovation requires entrepreneurship.This cannot be left to the few who are innovative and entrepreneurial to figure it out and lead the rest of us―everyone needs to be involved in targeted, innovative responses to today’s changing times.

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