Apr 27

Decision Making: The Constant Struggle (part 1 of 3)

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Decision making can be filed under the category of “things I constantly struggle with.” Even when I’m feeling good about decisions I’ve made, I revisit them constantly. Some people even build whole careers on being courageous decision makers. Since Lucro prides itself on being a platform that helps healthcare organizations make better decisions, faster, I want to share the psychology that influences our product with you.

Luckily, a long time ago, I got a psychology degree, so researching really tickles my learning bone.

Step 1: Include the right [number of] people at the table

The Harvard Business Review did a study that found that, on average, 5.4 individuals were needed to sign off on major purchasing decisions. In the complexity of healthcare, the wisdom and subject areas of stakeholders go far beyond the c-suite.

Here are some things you can do today to increase the effectiveness of gathering consensus:

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Apr 19

Themes in Lucro Brainpower

Blog Purchasing Decisions Healthcare Leaders Hospitals Best Practices

We all talk to our friends - for fun, for business, and for sound boarding. In the healthcare sphere, we rely on subject matter experts, fellow mentors, and c-suiters to guide us where they have had similar successes or roadblocks. With more than 20% of the hospital market in the United States represented in Lucro, that’s a whole lot of brainpower I’ve been able to assess and find some common themes.

Who is a part of the Lucro brainpower?

Here is an overview of our health system population. We also have ambulatory surgical centers, payors, physician groups, and treatment centers that contribute to the platform.

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