Kaufman Strategic Advisors: Advice for Healthcare Systems

Dan Nielsen, Founder and CEO of America’s Healthcare Leaders asks Nate Kaufman, Managing Director of Kaufman Strategic Advisors, “How do you generate ROI (return on investment) for your clients?” Kaufman refers to himself as a contrarian. His job is to typically negotiate on behalf of physicians, and many times what health systems say their focus […]

Featured Leader: Nate Kaufman

Strategic Healthcare Advisor

Today we are pleased to begin featuring a recent interview with Nate Kaufman, Managing Director of Kaufman Strategic Advisors. Kaufman has decades of experience in healthcare leadership and is highly regarded throughout the industry as a knowledgable and highly-successful advisor and keynote speaker. His company’s credo is: “Improving Healthcare Delivery by Enhancing the Strategic/Financial Performance […]

The Wetrich Group’s Focus on Solutions

In this video segment Dan Nielsen, Founder and CEO of America’s Healthcare Leaders asks Jim Wetrich, CEO of The Wetrich Group about the importance of solutions. Wetrich discusses the core competencies of his organization and how they focus on specific solutions relative to each client. He also mentions the importance of knowing your core competencies […]

The Wetrich Group: What They Do and Why They Do It!

Today is the first in a series on Jim Wetrich (Big Red) and The Wetrich Group. This segment from the interview introduces Wetrich and shares information about his company and why they do what they do. In today’s segment Dan Nielsen, Founder and CEO of America’s Healthcare Leaders asks Wetrich what inspired him to develop […]

3 Resource Recommendations for CLOs

Carlos Arce, former Chief Learning Officer at Billings Clinic, offers three resource recommendations for Chief Learning Officers and anyone seeking to be more successful within their organizations. We have the benefit of access: access to information, knowledge, individuals, and a vast amount of resources. This access can be a valuable tool—but only if used! In the segment […]

Leaders: Celebrate Your Team’s Achievements

In today’s segments, two healthcare executives discuss the importance of acknowledging and celebrating the successes of your team.  Truly great leaders understand the importance of teamwork and understand the benefits of an effective team for your organization. Geoff Brenner, president and CEO of TPC, and Tony Bohn, Chief HR Officer at Norton Healthcare, each take time […]

Scripps Health’s Mary Ellen Doyle on the Importance of Benchmarking

Today we revisit the interview with Mary Ellen Doyle, Corporate Vice President of Nursing Operations at Scripps Health in San Diego, California. The featured segment begins with AHL founder & CEO Dan Nielsen highlighting the danger of being too insular within the healthcare sector and neglecting to learn from other industries and fields. Doyle echos those observations, and notes that early […]

Leadership Strengths at Scripps Health and Norton Healthcare

Effective leadership is such a great benefit to any organization. While great leadership doesn’t necessarily guarantee success, the correlation between the two is present more often than not. In today’s featured segments, two healthcare executives discuss the leadership within their organization, as well as the results of this leadership. In the first segment, Dan Nielsen […]

The Importance of Unique Differences

In AHL founder Dan Nielsen’s newly released book, Be An Inspirational Leader: Engage, Inspire, Empower, the importance of your team and each team member’s unique differences are discussed often. Every person has a unique personality and particular strengths and weaknesses. This often means a diverse team is a well-rounded team able to accomplish goals more effectively. Today we […]

Mark Solazzo: 4 Specific Areas of Focus and Responsibility

Every organization has vision, which requires focus in order to achieve. The focused pursuit of vision is what truly sets apart a successful organization from another. In today’s featured segment, Mark Solazzo, EVP & COO of Northwell Health, discusses his focused pursuit of Northwell’s vision and mission. According to the bio referenced in this clip, Mark Solazzo […]

Traci Bernard on Her Team at Texas Health Southlake

Traci Bernard, president of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Southlake, Texas, is a truly exceptional leader who values her team. “Family” is a word that is often used to describe the connection she feels with the people with whom she works day in and day out. Her genuine care and respect for her team […]

Mark Solazzo on Working at Northwell Health

Mark Solazzo has been with Northwell Health since 1995. Over this time he has been able to work within the leadership team to help set the organization up for success. In today’s segments, Solazzo discusses what he is most proud of at Northwell Health and the three things he enjoys most about his current role as […]

Two Healthcare Leaders on Healthcare Today

In today’s segments, we see two leaders’ perspectives on healthcare. Healthcare has witnessed a drastic amount of change in the last few years, and many leaders are being faced with different challenges as they embrace these changes and do what is best for their organizations. In the first segment, Traci Bernard, president of Texas Health Harris […]

Healthcare Highlight – Chief Learning Officer

There are many essential roles to be filled in any healthcare organization. Today’s healthcare highlight will be on the position of Chief Learning Officer (CLO). We have been privileged to interview and feature a few leaders in this position, and have enjoyed their descriptions of their jobs and the roles they fill in their organizations.  Today’s featured segments […]

Joel Allison on the Patient’s Side of Healthcare

Life after the C-suite can bring many changes. In today’s segment Joel Allison and Dan Nielsen briefly discuss leaving their CEO roles and experiencing the patient side of healthcare.   Nielsen begins by referring to his time as a hospital CEO when he had the ability to easily contact hundreds of physicians and never really had to […]