Author Archives: Joseph Babaian

Dementia and Healthcare’s Choice

Blog post by Joe Babaian Kindness can transform someone’s dark moment with a blaze of light. You’ll never know how much your caring matters. Make a difference for another today. ― Amy Leigh Mercree Talking about dementia, elder care, and the journey towards the end of life is not easy but it doesn’t have to be […]

Who, Me? Bad Behavior in Healthcare

 Blog by Joe Babaian What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate. ~ Cool Hand Luke When I came across a quote from Reed Hastings of Netflix, it got me considering, it’s a great time to think about leadership in action and what we tolerate in the pursuit of our goals and vision. We’ve discussed […]

Understanding The Healthcare Life Cycle

Blog Post By Joe Babaian Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. ~ Seneca The Elder, 54 BC – 39 AD Seneca’s quote proved to be so perfect that Semisonic used it to great effect in their popular Closing Time in 1998. This prompts the question I am asking this week: in healthcare […]

Your Healthcare Reputation

Blog post by Joe Babaian It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently. ~ Warren Buffett This week on #hcldr I want to touch base on something we all think about – sometimes directly, other times more passingly, but we […]

Is Healthcare A Right?

Blog by Joe Babaian Health care is a right, not a privilege.    ~ Edward Kennedy I think it’s probably more of a privilege.   ~ Sen. Ron Johnson (when asked by a high school student whether he considered health care a right.) I am dedicating this final official #hcldr of 2018 to our discussion on “Is Healthcare […]

The Last Mile in Healthcare

Blog by Joe Babaian In healthcare, the use of inter-industry comparisons has continued to increase. Some debate exists when it comes to the applicability of many of these comparisons – no doubt about that. One term of the art that’s used in telecommunications is the Last Mile. This refers to the physical connection between the telecom […]

Illusion of Choice in Healthcare

Blog by Joe Babaian The illusion of choice is the greatest magic trick ever performed. ― Ziad K. Abdelnour The idea of free will and the meaning of choice have been a philosophical discussion since the beginning of spoken language. I’d like to focus on something a bit less esoteric – choice or the illusion of […]