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Dare Me to Jump: An Interview with Jessica Harthcock

I first met Jessica Harthcock, Founder & CEO of Utilize Health, at a reception during the 2019 WBL Annual Summit in Dallas, TX. We struck up a conversation that would be the spark for this interview.  When I asked Jessica about her professional background, she literally lit up and the passion for her work started…

Picture an Orchestra Conductor: An Interview with Carrie Whitcher

At my request, colleague (and BOLD leader himself), Matthew Taylor, Vice President of Information Technology at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield introduced me to Carrie Whitcher, Vice President of Health Care Improvement at Excellus BCBS. Within 5 minutes of talking with Carrie, I knew Matthew got it right. Carrie is a BOLD leader! Carrie led our conversation…

When Only You See the Dead People: An Interview with Matthew Taylor

I first met Matthew Taylor, Vice President of Information Technology at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, several years back when we were both working for the Catholic Health Initiatives national office of Population Health. It was a new team charged with starting and leading a transformation to a new Population Health model across the CHI enterprise of…

10 Reasons Change Succeeds or Fails: Mobilized and Engaged Pivotal Groups

See all of the 10 Reasons Change Succeeds or Fails posts here. And download the full whitepaper here.  We have found that there are ten factors that determine the success or failure of any organizational change.  In this series, we will examine each of these factors.  The ninth factor is mobilized and engaged pivotal groups….

10 Reasons Change Succeeds or Fails: Leader Ability and Willingness to Change

See all of the 10 Reasons Change Succeeds or Fails posts here. And download the full whitepaper here.  We have found that there are ten factors that determine the success or failure of any organizational change.  In this series, we will examine each of these factors.  The eighth factor is the leader’s ability and willingness…

10 Reasons Change Succeeds or Fails: Structure and Systems Requirements

See all of the 10 Reasons Change Succeeds or Fails posts here. And download the full whitepaper here.  We have found that there are ten factors that determine the success or failure of any organizational change.  In this series, we will examine each of these factors.  The seventh factor is being willing to make the…

10 Reasons Change Succeeds or Fails: Appropriate Skills and Resources

See all of the 10 Reasons Change Succeeds or Fails posts here. And download the full whitepaper here.  We have found that there are ten factors that determine the success or failure of any organizational change.  In this series, we will examine each of these factors.  Having already explored starting with a winning strategy, creating…