Joel French, Chief Executive Officer

By Joel French, CEO, SCI Solutions Entire industries and market sectors have been either vanquished or transformed by technology and business model shifts. One only needs to think of Kodak, which dominated consumer photography for more than a century, only to see its business erode with the introduction of digital cameras. What should leaders do when…

Read more Population Health Management is a Verb: Part III

By Joel French, CEO, SCI Solutions “There are those who begin revolutions and those who benefit from revolutions.” – Napoleon Bonaparte As a continuation of the series – Population Health Management is a Verb – we consider two unrelated industries as analogous to the health industry’s transition to value-based reimbursement. Each of these market sectors has…

Read more Population Health Management is a Verb: Part II

by Joel French, CEO of SCI Solutions Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter said the following after years studying health care delivery in the U.S.: “Ultimately, health care fails the most basic test. It’s not organized around the needs of the patient.” SCI’s organizational purpose is to improve the health of the health care system…

Read more Why SCI Solutions Acquired Clarity Health

By Joel French, CEO of SCI Solutions The pond referenced in a previous blog post has been stocked with koi, ranging in color, size and type. The pond store guy I bought them from was happy to sell me not only the fish, but all the fish food, pond treatment chemicals and various tools and…

Read more Hungry Fish Clean Their Own Pond (Or the Importance of Empowered Physicians)

  By Joel French, CEO of SCI Solutions The role of health system CFOs is at a critical juncture. What are CFOs prioritizing in the wake of increasing competitive pressures and value-based reimbursement models? How are they planning on recovering from years of allocating unprecedented capital to legislative mandate compliance instead of future growth and…

Read more Survey: Health System CFOs Focusing on New Revenue Growth Methods