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“Code Black” A Worthwhile Documentary about Emergency Room Docs, L.A. County Hospital, & a Quest for Ideals

I had never heard of the term, “Code Black” but now know it refers to a waiting room at L.A. County Hospital’s ED when it is overflowing with sick people, many of whom can’t afford healthcare. This movie is sort … Continue reading

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Imagining the Ideal Organization in Healthcare – The Vision Continues in Part V: Six More Attributes

By Jim Murphy and Beth Boynton Here is another installment in our series of posts on imagining the ideal organization in healthcare.  This time we apply the thinking of the Great Place to Work Institute, the company that produces Fortune’s … Continue reading

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Imagining the Ideal Organization in Healthcare- Part IV: Ten More Attributes

By Jim Murphy and Beth Boynton We recently started a series on what the ideal healthcare organization would look like. In our first installment we cited six characteristics, based on an article in the June Harvard Business Review (HBR).  Then we … Continue reading

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