Stepping In or Stepping Up

February 2010
HealthLeaders Magazine;Feb2010, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p49
A reprint of the article "Stepping In or Stepping Up," by Philip Betzebe is presented. It deals with the duty of a board of trustees to search for a replacement chief executive officer (CEO) in hospitals in the U.S. It states the effort of Orlando Health president and CEO John Hillenmeyer to examine the work experiences and skills of internal candidates, who are vying to replace him when he leaves his post at the end of 2010. Hillenmeyer asserts that the decision for selecting his successor still lies on the board.


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