Author Archives: Sally McMahon

Lean management principals

How to eliminate waste in just about every operational process in your practice. By Steve Schulz As medical practices look ahead to 2013 for ways to control costs and improve operational efficiency, it is time to look at a couple of options.  One might be considered non-traditional but can yield interesting results, lean management.  And

Physician burnout

Culture of medicine blamed for physician burnout epidemic. By Chelsea Nichols The Mayo Clinic defines burnout as a three pillar syndrome. A low sense of personal accomplishment, emotional exhaustion and depersonalization—treating people as an object instead of human—create what we know as burnout. Virtually every physician experiences burnout at some point in their career, the

Long live the king

Corporate succession plans critical to maintaining healthy organizations. By Cindy Sanders With the exception of the occasional coup, those who inhabit the royal world understand the path to throne is clearly delineated.

Physician Spotlight

      Physician Spotlight: Ferenc Pantaleone Nagy, M.D. Job: Vascular surgeon with Louisville Vascular Specialists, Jewish Physician Group; registered physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI). Employed with the legacy Jewish and St. Mary’s Health-Care, part of KentuckyOne Health. Offices at Jewish Hospital, St. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, and Jewish Hospital Medical Center East.