CEO Exchange: Physician Leadership Seen as Crucial

Acknowledging the monumental changes before them, chief executive officers attending HealthLeaders Media's second annual CEO Exchange are in agreement about one aspect of the way forward: strong leadership by physicians will be a key success factor.

1 comments on "CEO Exchange: Physician Leadership Seen as Crucial"
Dike Drummond MD (11/8/2013 at 4:24 PM)

You have an exceptionally enlightened panel there who are aware that leaders who understand the clinical side of the organization - ideally physicians - are the key to creating a quality company and competitive advantage in the very near future. Unfortunately 90% of healthcare organizations fail to see this and are choosing to deal with physician turnover rather than grow their physician leaders. The basic laws of caregiver energy dictate that a doctor can't give what they haven't got. So a physician friendly workplace with lower than the average one in three burnout rate is key. IMHO ... only physicians with clinical experience can meld this kind of a workplace with a profitable workplace. Fingers crossed in Seattle, Dike Dike Drummond MD TheHappyMD (dot) com


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