And How to Get Your Hands on Some Magic
As a healthcare administrator, you know there’s a missing ingredient from the proclamations about the Future of Healthcare Delivery™ emanating from conference stages, press releases, and white papers.
The magic to make it all happen.
Introducing: Healthcare Transformation Magic Crystals
I was once a let’s-make-this-better, imagine-the-possibilities, nobody-can-stop-us real-life healthcare administrator.
It’s that perspective that gives me levitating excitement for the future of healthcare delivery — the future predicted by the technologists, consultants, and thought leaders: an innovative, data-driven, value-based, machine-learned, digital nirvana.
But there’s a secret every healthcare administrator knows and every disruptor is learning: changing healthcare delivery requires work. A lot of it.
It’s that perspective that makes me think magic is the missing ingredient preventing the promised future from being pulled out of a hat like the promises that come with it.
So I know we’re solving a wide array of healthcare provider execution challenges with a product perfect for boards of directors, executives, and administrators wishing to make healthcare transformation appear in their organizations: Healthcare Transformation Magic Crystals.
Mined from the deepest, richest, and most magical gem source in the world, Healthcare Transformation Magic Crystals can make any strategy appear out of thin air — no matter where the strategy originates including, but not limited to, conference stages, consultant deliverables, technology vendor promises, and even the hopes, dreams, and wishes of an internal planning session.
They’re easy to use. No wand required. Previous experience with magic isn’t necessary.
Just combine a copy of a shredded project plan document with an ounce of the Healthcare Transformation Magic Crystals into a 9×12 manila envelope. Seal. Place on a shelf. Wait.
You could be amazed with the results.
Ignoring the Required Work
Healthcare transformation is real. It’s happening. It will continue to happen. We’re complete believers.
But without magic it’s not arriving via moonshots, grandiose op-ed think pieces, or generality-plagued conference talks. Because without magic those pronouncements, platitudes, and prognostications are going to require a lot of work.
And, from the back of the theater, it seems the future is arriving much too quickly for anyone to be bothered with real, actual work.
That reality is completely irrationally understandable.
Just think about the sheer amount of work that must be accomplished to operationalize a single transformation strategy in a single healthcare provider organization. It’s striking!
This Harvard Business Review article about a completely logical way of involving clinicians in managing the cost of care is a great example.
How long would an initiative like that take in your organization? Think about how much work — how many projects — are required to actually make it happen. It’s a lot. Like a lot a lot.
But at least the thinking is manageable. Ask the same question for this completely sensible way to transform an entire healthcare delivery organization, also in the Harvard Business Review, and you’re likely to struggle just figuring out where to start.
It’s obvious why ignoring the work is such a tempting detail to overlook: it gets in the way of overpromise, hype, and illusion.
The Fine Print and Some Free Advice
It’s here that I must inform prospective buyers that the Healthcare Transformation Magic Crystals come with no product guarantees.
But they do come with this piece of rock-solid advice: Get started and do the work.
It may not be as immediate, it may not be as sexy, and the projects may not be as fun as the promised near-future would lead us to believe.
But it will be successful.
In fact, it’s the only way transformation happens. Project by project.
Of course, looking back, it will have arrived in part through those pronouncements, platitudes, and prognostications, too. But the journey is likely to be much longer than the future-is-coming-sooner-than-you think dogmatists would lead us to believe.
It’s okay to be realistic about making change happen. It’s okay to be content with the day-to-day activities of doing the work. Not only do we think it’s okay not to subscribe to a dramatic vision of the future, we believe it’s pragmatic and practical and the path to real progress.
However, if you’re looking for a shortcut, definitely give these Healthcare Transformation Magic Crystals a try. We’ll send you a free sample if you’re interested. Fill out this form and we’ll drop them in the mail.
Well, as real as magic can be.
But if they seem to have lost their magical powers before you can use them: call us.
We’re ready to work.
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