Operational Excellence by Design eNewsletter – July 2017
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Operational Excellence by Design eNewsletter – July 2017

  Issue: 2017-07 July 2017 Founder’s Corner Healthcare: No End In Sight – Poor Value at Unsustainable Costs Joseph Paris   Something is seriously wrong… The healthcare industry as a whole in the United States is corrupt, dysfunctional, ineffective, and inefficient.  And regardless of “party affiliation”, everyone appears to share this opinion.  The only real disagreement…

Stress testing for nonfinancial companies
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Stress testing for nonfinancial companies

McKinsey & Co argue that assessing a company’s vulnerability to risk makes otherwise theoretical discussions of strategy more real. They contend that nonfinancial companies, too, would benefit from a more aggressive look at the risks they face. This article contains the findings of their recently tested  ‘qualitative thinking’ in interviews with the CFOs, company secretaries,…

The US healthcare system – compared to other countries
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The US healthcare system – compared to other countries

The Guardian reports that despite US legislation in 2010 that moved the country closer to achieving universal healthcare, costs have continued to rise and nearly 26 million Americans are still uninsured according to the Congressional Budget Office. As Republicans decide whether to repeal or replace the struggling healthcare policy, how does the existing US healthcare…