All Great Hospitals Have a Culture of Professionalism

MacKenzie, Kathryn
August 2007
HealthLeaders Magazine;Aug2007, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p29
The article focuses on the significance of professionalism to the health care industry in the U.S. It states that professionalism in health care not only means a dedication to the welfare of patients, but that it means a steadfast commitment to working as a team member in a chaotic environment. It stresses that outstanding hospitals create a collective understanding of each staff member's contribution to the organization's success. It cites the efforts by Arlington-based Texas Health Resources to ensure that each of its hospitals exhibits professionalism.


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