Challenges emerge for the US healthcare system as COVID-19 cases rise

McKinsey

Insights on Healthcare Systems & ServicesRecent COVID-19 trends suggest demand for care in the coming months may be higher and more widespread than at any point in the pandemic, while providers are also facing intensified capacity, supply, and workforce challenges.

Systemic problems

Seth Godin Blog

… demand systemic solutions. Showing up and showing up, at the root and at every turn, consistently working toward systemic solutions. First, we have to pay attention. Then we need to acknowledge that a solution is possible. And then we need to commit.

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Preparing for the next normal now: How health systems can adopt a growth transformation in the COVID-19 world

McKinsey

Health systems remain focused on patients and care, but proactive and targeted growth will likely need to be part of the response to financial challenges. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

Descent of the Global Monetary System

Tom Spencer

In the long run, it would seem fairer to base the global monetary system on an asset that is not produced exclusively by any one nation and which people are generally willing to accept as valuable. In this short article, we will provide a brief history of today’s global monetary system, explain why central banks aim to produce consumer price inflation, and consider some of the potential consequences. Bretton Woods System: 1944 – 1971. Petrodollar System: 1971 – Present.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

Michael Zipursky on Sales Growth Systems

Consulting Success

Michael was recently featured on Sales Growth Systems Podcast. Michael Zipursky on Sales Growth Systems is a post from: Consulting Success. You can listen to it here: How and Why Service Professionals Should Gently Sell Within An Email Email. You use it every day. Sometimes when you’re talking with your clients. Sometimes when you’re taking with your friends. With a simple email address, you have the potential to reach anyone you’d like. But what about sales?

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Can HVAC systems help prevent transmission of COVID-19?

McKinsey

Modifications to heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems might help reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus by purifying air, improving ventilation, and managing airflows. Advanced Electronics Insights

Measuring systems

Seth Godin Blog

I tried to recharge the lithium battery that works with my drill. After twenty minutes, the charger said the battery had failed. Fortunately, I have a second battery. I put that into the charger and it also showed a failure. Neither battery had failed. The charger had

Health system financing: Tips for emerging markets

McKinsey

Many countries with emerging economies are considering health system financing transformation. Five no-regrets tips can help them build a strong foundation for their future health system. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

Banking system resilience in the time of COVID-19

McKinsey

Capital cushions at European, UK, and US banks look adequate in most scenarios—and challenged in others. In either case, they must be rebuilt, and that will require some difficult decisions. Insights on Financial Services

Fit for the future: The common challenges facing healthcare systems—and how to meet them

McKinsey

Across the developed world, health systems must adapt to aging populations, changing patient needs, and advances in technology that could both reduce costs and revolutionize clinical care. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

School-system priorities in the age of coronavirus

McKinsey

Now that the immediate rush of closing K–12 schools is over, school systems must focus on four major priorities—and put equity front and center. Public Sector Insights

How to decarbonize global power systems

McKinsey

Decarbonization is becoming a higher priority. Here is how it can be done—and how much it might cost. Insights on Electric Power & Natural Gas

The financial impact of COVID-19 on health systems and how CFOs are responding

McKinsey

In McKinsey’s Health System Financial Resilience Survey, CFOs and finance executives of health systems indicated that they are expecting a dramatic impact on both operating margin and cash flow. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

#8: 5 Reasons Why EVERY Consultant Needs Systems Thinking

Consulting Matters

Any change in one part of the system, effects the others. If you don't adjust the system, your change effort will for certain fail. The key to sustainable change is taking into account the entire system. The concept of system thinking might be new to you. Download Episode Transcript. I have two children. When they were small, they used to go to daycare. What this meant in practicality to me was: two kids + daycare = many fevers and visits to the doctor’s office.

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Consulting Sales Systems That Work for Introverts with Bob Burg: Podcast #16

Consulting Success

Transform your failures into success in no time by implementing sales systems that will work for you. We examine powerful sales systems and how to make them will work for you, why you have to embrace the ‘nos,’ and the advantage that having people skills will give you over the competition. But by simply applying the information he learned from these sales masters, Bob had discovered a successful system that worked. By implementing this new system, he was prepared for success.

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Importance of CRM Systems for Modern Businesses

Tom Spencer

Although there are seemingly hundreds of benefits to a comprehensive, cloud-based customer management system, there are three major advantages of employing CRMs, especially for large businesses. On top of that, automated CRM systems protect against accidental human error in data entry and ensure that all information is stored in a standardised format. The modern day organisation faces a major concern that its predecessors did not: massive, widespread globalisation.

The beginning of system dynamics

McKinsey

It is much harder to change decision-making procedures than we realized when system dynamics started. Modeling afforded a number of insights about why high-technology companies fail. Whether in school or management education, the focus will be on “generic structures.”. Our Insights

Insights into better integrated eligibility systems

McKinsey

Implementing integrated eligibility systems can be fraught with challenges, making it difficult for states to claim success. However, there are five observations they can use to ensure triumphant future execution. Public Sector Insights

Safeguarding Africa?s food systems through and beyond the crisis

McKinsey

Here’s how governments and private-sector actors can respond to the impact of COVID-19 on African agriculture. Middle East and Africa

Managing your external supply system for innovation

McKinsey

To accelerate innovation, more companies are turning to outsiders for help—especially their suppliers. Getting supplier innovation to work means rethinking incentives, relationships, and management. Insights on Operations

When can we talk about our systems?

Seth Godin Blog

When can we talk about the system of drafting and training that got your team to this situation in the first place?]. It’s comfortable to ignore the system, to assume it is as permanent as the water surrounding your goldfish. Changing the system changes everything.

The role of academic-based health systems: An interview with Catherine Jacobson and Thomas Zenty

McKinsey

Catherine Jacobson, president and CEO of Froedtert Health, and Thomas Zenty, CEO of University Hospitals, explain how their academic medical centers and academic-based health systems are finding their niche in the healthcare ecosystem. Insights on Healthcare Systems & Services

Become a Walking CRM System

The Thirsty Dog

Become a 'Walking CRM System' by asking the right questions. The post Become a Walking CRM System appeared first on The Thirsty Dog Blog. Management Consulting New Content building relationships business development Consulting crm system expat Jason Price jason price seattle living abroad prague relationship development SeattleThis post by Jason Price can be seen at The Thirsty Dog Blog - Seattle's Finest Blog on Business and Consulting by Jason Price.

When Should Health Systems Invest in New Tech?

Harvard Business

Beware of shiny objects. Technology Strategy Healthcare Digital Article

Redesigning the public transportation experience: London’s contactless card system

McKinsey

The journey to a ticket-free transit system—and the path ahead. Our Insights

The No Joke System for Attracting Clients

The More Clients Blog

A few months ago I re-tooled my system for teaching people to attract new clients. Maybe you, if your client attracting system isn’t working. Those six steps are the essence of the ABDO system. And despite the Internet, social media, and videos, I’ve found that this system still works the best to attract high-end clients who have big challenges that require a real professional with specialized knowledge and skills.

Acting now to strengthen Africa?s health systems

McKinsey

There are five big ideas to safeguard lives in the COVID-19 crisis—and prepare for the future. Middle East and Africa

Making a daily ‘to be’ list: How a hospital system CEO is navigating the coronavirus crisis

McKinsey

Cincinnati Children’s CEO Michael Fisher is communicating with purpose, leaning into tough choices, and emphasizing trust as he leads through uncertainty. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights

Toward abundant systems

Seth Godin Blog

But some systems are based on abundance. The network effect helps us understand that for connection-based systems, more is actually better, not worse. The system works better when more people use it. The cultural turning point of our moment in time, the one that’s just beginning to be realized, is that education is an abundant system, not a scarce one. Industrialism is based on scarcity. So is traditional college admissions.

Not the last pandemic: Investing now to reimagine public-health systems

McKinsey

The COVID-19 crisis reminds us how underprepared the world is to detect and respond to emerging infectious diseases. We must make smart investments now to simultaneously navigate COVID-19 and prepare for future pandemics. Public Sector Insights

Building on maximized systems

Seth Godin Blog

If you eat beef, you're probably using a maximized system. The challenge gets worse when a maximized system is pushed just a little further. Maximized" means that more demands and more inputs lead to degradation, lower output and eventual system failure. It's a commodity, and every part of the chain is under huge pressure to increase yield and cut corners. The animals are pushed to the brink, and so are the humans that work on them.

Commercial drones are here: The future of unmanned aerial systems

McKinsey

Investment in unmanned aerial systems is soaring, but challenges remain. Here’s what stakeholders need to know about the evolving landscape. Our Insights

Creating an effective workforce system for the new economy

McKinsey

Governments have an important role to play in building a deeper pool of qualified workers and fueling economic growth. Public Sector Insights

The potential impact of electric vehicles on global energy systems

McKinsey

Electric vehicles are unlikely to create a power-demand crisis but could reshape the load curve. Here’s how to bend that curve to your advantage. Automotive & Assembly Insights

Systems design and the front line

Seth Godin Blog

The boss didn’t design the system properly, didn’t align incentives, didn’t invest in training. If you experience lousy service or poor quality, it’s probably not solely the fault of the person who talked to you on the phone, dealt with you at the counter or assembled your product. It’s the boss. The boss isn’t thinking hard about hiring the right people. And the boss isn’t listening.

It’s time to rewire the fashion system: State of Fashion coronavirus update

McKinsey

Fashion executives are focusing on crisis management now but eventually must shift to reimagining the industry. How will changes to the global economy and consumers’ behavior affect fashion in the postcoronavirus world? Retail Insights

How secure is the global financial system a decade after the crisis?

McKinsey

Yet there is more debt than ever in the global financial system. Great strides have been made since 2008 to prevent a recurrence of the financial crisis and recession that followed. Insights on Financial Services

How the Internet of Things will reshape future production systems

McKinsey

Rich data, ubiquitous connectivity, and real-time communication are changing the way companies work. For leaders, that transformation will extend much further than the machines on the factory floor. Our Insights

Upgrading your business to a digital operating system

McKinsey

One element of a successful digital transformation is developing a new way of operating that relies on the right talent, prioritizing speed, and targeting milestones. Our Insights