Is Your Health System The Next Radio Shack?

Paul Roemer, CEO, Pale Rhino Consulting

While that may seem like a silly question to some, is it possible that the health system business model has mimicked some of the same mistakes that caused Radio Shack to fail? About eight years ago I met with the president or CEO of Radio Shack regarding an email I had sent him to discuss […]

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Here Comes The Second Wave

Paul Roemer, CEO, Pale Rhino Consulting

One of the strangest things about tsunamis is that the most damage is always the result of the second wave, a wave that catches survivors of the first wave by surprise. If I was a healthcare executive, I would have spotters positioned along the beaches looking for wave number two. Instead, many appear to be taking […]

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What Are Public Speaking’s Critical Success Factors?

Paul Roemer, CEO, Pale Rhino Consulting

Over the last few months, a few readers wrote asking about a post of mine regarding speaking in public. For those who get nervous about speaking in public, let’s recognize that unless you are being filmed for the Discovery Channel’s television show Life Below Zero, you speak in public every day — to your friends, family, […]

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How Prepared Is Your Health System To Compete?

Paul Roemer, CEO, Pale Rhino Consulting

If your 2018 business strategy does not account for providing healthcare like this, you have already lost. I moved to town last night. I am staying in a hotel while I look for a place to live, and this morning I am in my car driving to my new office for the first time.  I am […]

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A Collection of Snapshots

Paul Roemer, CEO, Pale Rhino Consulting

I was showing my children photographs of me at a younger age; some of them black and white, affixed to heavy stock page that had yellowed over time. Snapshots of what was. Single depictions of specific events at specific times, none of them betraying or foretelling my future. The photo album chronicled parts of my life, those […]

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