Leading in a High Reliability Organization High Reliability is NOT just a list of patient safety tools and processes.   It provides people on the front lines the power to drive change. Leaders and front-line staff need to constantly learn, together.  This means that leaders need to develop the skills to create, and sustain, this type…

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Culture is a Top Concern for Department Leaders As Alan Friedman noted in a recent blog, citing a survey by the Academic Orthopaedic Consortium, many Department Chairs identify “culture” as their most pressing leadership concern. Why?  Because they understand, intuitively, that culture impacts everything they do.  Often, though, when someone says they want to improve…

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It’s NOT a management exercise.  It IS the roadmap to how you do the work and realize the vision. It SHOULD BE a powerful way to build teamwork around a shared vision “The most successful strategies are visions, not plans.” McGill management professor Henry Mintzberg (This content is a summary of a discussion we recently led…

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The American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) has partnered with J3P Healthcare Solutions to provide leadership resources and training to Society Leaders. This program is designed to help committee leaders to be more effective in their roles, and be better equipped to develop their colleagues.   According to Alan Friedman, M.A., Founder and CEO of J3P,…

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Culture “Training” Imagine a football coach who wants to build a winning culture.  He allows his team to display terrible practice habits, poor communication on the field, and a lack of accountability or support for each other.  No one corrects the behaviors in the moment, or models the right behaviors.  No one sets expectations.  In…

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Interview with JP Warner, M.D. New Expectations and Demands Much is being asked of physician leaders.  Clinical and academic accomplishments are only the starting point.  We expect them maintain academic and clinical excellence, AND to navigate complex industry, market, and organizational changes.  (Why Doctors Need Leadership Training – HBR) Successful leaders need high levels of…

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J3P Healthcare Solutions is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with the Academic Orthopaedic Consortium (“AOC”).  This partnership will bring J3P’s expertise and tools to orthopaedic academic departments, their leaders, and their residents. Our Work in Orthopaedics J3P works across all medical and surgical specialties, but much of our early work, and our research…

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