Hutton, Donald H.; Hickey, Martin
April 2003
Click (1532-0391);Apr2003, p1
The article focuses on an essay on the Making of a Physician CEO. During the 1990's, the hospital and health system boards focused on the business aspects of health care. This brought about marked improvement in the day-to-day management of hospitals. The trend toward hiring physicians is good news for those who aspire to be a CEO. Having the passion and desire to be a physician CEO is not enough, even if one have invested in the time and training to continue education and learn about the field of management. Being selected by a board to be CEO is only half the challenge. It has been estimated that approximately 50 percent of the first time CEO fail in the first seven to eight years.


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