Patient leadership in health care?

Leadership

“We cannot rest until there are Patient CEOs in every healthcare organisation around the world” Michael Seres 1969-2020. And now the Covid-19 crisis…. Even before the pandemic started, health systems worldwide needed reform. The challenges vary: changing dynamics of demography, rising costs and overpricing, shortages of qualified healthcare staff, false market incentives and poor governance, … Read more Patient leadership in health care?

My dream for better health care

Coming out of our “Soft Lockdown” in Switzerland, for all of us who have been self-isolating or otherwise sheltering from the outside world, feels like the slow recovery from an illness . In the canton of Bern, where I live, the population has generally not been greatly affected, compared with other regions of the world. … Read more My dream for better health care

Covid-19 Lockdown: how is it going?

Sistine Chapel Michelangelo

As the Lockdown started in Switzerland in mid-March I wrote about my strategy to manage Corona times. I named 5 things that I thought might help me through this extraordinary period. So where am I now? How do I feel? Today decisive measures will be loosened, schools, shops and restaurants will open again. Like many … Read more Covid-19 Lockdown: how is it going?

Easter poetry in Corona times

Vollmond in Bern in Corona-Zeiten

A couple of weeks ago I got a e-mail mail containing a chain letter in English asking me to send a poem or quote to somebody and then put my name second on the list. I NEVER answer chain letters. NEVER! But this time I hesitated, and reflected. The request was sent to me by … Read more Easter poetry in Corona times