Go with the Flow

Article Summary Breaking into the world of C-level leadership is never an easy task. For some, years of hard work and diligence translate into that elusive corner office, unprecedented opportunities and the chance to implement change. For others, it remains a pipe

One Room. Four Physician Executive Leaders

Questions answered. Expertise and insight on physician leadership. Article Summary Key Executive Leadership Trends in this Era of Healthcare Reform – Healthcare reform and the increasing complexity of healthcare will continue to drive the need for physicians who are effective leaders. Physician

Envisioning the Future of Healthcare Leadership

Article Summary Healthcare reform is presenting unprecedented challenges and opportunities to Boards of Trustees and executive management teams. ‘Accountable care’ has become the linchpin of healthcare reform which will engender a new level of ‘system-ness’. Now is the time to build a

From Staff-Mix to Skill-Mix and Beyond

Article Summary Healthcare organizations have a range of options for ensuring a richer staff-mix: increasing the number of personnel, having higher ratios of qualified workers, having higher ratios of senior staff members, or installing multidisciplinary teams. Despite conflicting findings and the need

Checking Up on Healthcare Diversity

Article Summary Where are you with healthcare diversity? Is your hospital or provider workplace hiring healthcare professionals who are representative of your patient demographic? Could a person who doesn’t speak English, or who might have other cultural, physical, or emotional barriers, receive