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  • Bogue Joseph Sieloff Shared Governance as Vertical Alignment JNM 2009 4-14 - This article reviews a series of empirical studies on how nursing shared governance may be made more effective through improved definitions and... Click here to learn more.

  • Joseph Laughon Bogue Whole Person Care JNM 2011 19 989-997 - This article examines nursing leadership’s roles in fostering a workplace climate that supports... Click here to read more.

  • Our newest: Slockett and Bogue Natl Physician Well Being Conference April 5 2013 - How Do YOU Excel at Keeping Yourself Well? Personal Stories and Research Results
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Richard J. Bogue, PhD, FACHE
President and Senior Research Methodologist

Richard Bogue’s talents are transportable to many areas of learning. His experience ranges from medical research and technology evaluation to communication, organizational and governmental policy, organizational governance, and community collaboration. He now serves as Senior Research Methodologist and President for Courageous Healthcare.

He began his career as an educator and researcher. He is an entrepreneur, a research and change team leader, program designer and manager, and policy and program consultant to the leadership of healthcare systems and health agencies.

Dr. Bogue led research and demonstration programs for the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Research and Education Trust and supported leadership programming for the AHA’s Division of Governance. Subsequently, he revived and then led Florida Hospital’s Center for Health Futures, an innovation and strategy “skunk works.” Notable accomplishments throughout his career include the following:

  • Led efforts that attracted over $10 million in grants.

  • Led a national demonstration programs that advanced the state of practice in results-oriented collaboration among different kinds of health care organizations.

  • Consulted on governance and community leadership for numerous health systems and community organizations, from the Republic of Panamá to the West Texas Community Care Consortium and the Orlando Sexual Assault Treatment Center.

  • Evaluated state health department programs for community health intervention and educational programs that resulted in program and evaluation methodology redesigns.

  • Participated in and led teams including top health services researchers and change makers in health economics, rural health, hospital mergers and closures, physician wellbeing and nurse workforce development.

  • Developed effective tools for teaching motivational language, which decreases turnover by 5%for every 10%increase in motivational language.

  • Led research for evaluation of a patient monitoring system, demonstrating a minimum return on investment of $9.9 to $1 from reduced infection rates.

  • Volunteers on boards and advisory committees for several community and academic organizations.

  • Was awarded a Management Excellence Award by the Association Forum of Chicagoland.

He acquired his BA in English and his MA in Rhetoric and Communication Theory at the University of South Florida. His PhD studies at the University of Texas at Austin were a multidisciplinary program in methods of studying human behavior from the Communication Studies program. A frequent speaker and facilitator, he has authored several books and numerous articles.