Reinventing American Healthcare: Interview with Dr. Zeke Emanuel


"The execution of the ACA was seriously flawed. Three factors contributed to the rocky rollout: the nature of lawmaking, poor personnel decisions, and poisonous politics," notes Dr. Zeke Emanuel.

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Assessing Trust in Cross-Agency Networks
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“Trust but verify” was President Ronald Reagan’s mantra during the Cold War. But today, “trust” is a key element to...
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This report presents findings from an International City/County Management Association (ICMA) survey that was sent to over 8,000 local governments across the nation.
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This article is adapted from Susan Hannam and Bonni Yordi, “Engaging a Multi-Generational Workforce: Practical Advice for Government Managers” (Washington, DC: IBM Center for The Business of Government, 2011).
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Over the last 13 years, we published more than 300 research reports and interviewed some 300 senior government executives. It is from this rich library that we’ve identified several broad societal trends that we believe are changing what it takes to be a successful leader at all levels of government.
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Dr. Mergel describes the managerial, cultural, behavioral, and technological issues that public managers face in starting and maintaining Wikis.
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While all federal agencies have developed “open government plans,” many managers find themselves unfamiliar with what tactics and tools work best, under different scenarios.
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I always consider a conference a success if I come away inspired by one big idea. That happened to me at the recent annual conference of the American Society for Public Administration. I’ve been mulling over a series of presentations given at that conference that coincidentally helped me think more clearly about “complexity theory” and “complex adaptive systems.”
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Now that health care reform has been enacted, people have begun working on the details of implementing the new law. The University of Maryland School of Public Policy and the IBM Center for The Business of Government are collaborating to offer a unique voice on the major implementation issues surrounding health care reform.
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FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt leads an organization moving swiftly into the future now: What is FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System? How will NextGen improve the national air system? What is FAA doing to continue to be a global leader in aviation? Join us on the next The Business of Government Hour and find out!
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This report identifies the necessary conditions, capacities, organizational models, and experiences that drive successful collaborative ventures resulting in cleaner water, air, and land. They talk about what it takes to start such a collaborative initiative and — more importantly — how to sustain an initiative over time.
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