Leadership

Jun 11, 2018
A huge transformation of the health care sector is underway, and it’s having a big impact on hospitals and health systems. Many organizations are expanding outpatient services and enhancing the patient experience. In this emerging model, hospitals and systems are deploying digital technology…
Apr 9, 2018
A health care organization’s strategic planning involves the board in a number of important activities. But how many boards have considered CEO succession planning to be one of them? For many reasons, the success of an organization’s strategy depends on the quality of its process for…
Mar 12, 2018
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Times} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Editor’s note: On Feb. 7, after this piece was submitted, Carolinas HealthCare System became Atrium Health. Our culture journey started long before I joined Carolinas HealthCare System. Like all…
Feb 12, 2018
An organization's success often comes down to leadership. And it's not just top executives who provide it — trustees have a pivotal role to play, too. Even as they fulfill their oversight obligations, board members can set direction, often with the help of lessons…
Jan 8, 2018
Ensuring that an organization has consistent and effective leadership at the top is a principal board responsibility. It includes a continual planning process for meaningful leadership succession that will ensure a seamless and successful transition from one executive leader to another.
Jan 8, 2018
Rural hospitals and health systems often face a leadership Catch-22: They need strong leaders to overcome the well-documented challenges facing rural health care — limited resources and dwindling populations, for example — but struggle to recruit strong leaders because of these…
Jan 8, 2018
High-profile companies like Wells Fargo, Uber, Equifax, The Weinstein Co., Fox News and many more have recently garnered media attention for their leadership and corporate cultures. And the boards of companies including Whirlpool, CACI International and Citigroup have formed culture…
Oct 9, 2017
The scope and multifaceted approach necessary to improve population health calls for something more than a single organization working alone. Collaboration is key, and many hospitals and health systems are taking the lead in partnering with community organizations to improve the health and well-…
Sep 11, 2017
One thing that we all know is certain is change. Hospitals and health systems are adapting delivery models and strategies to remain viable for their communities. As more and more baby boomers retire, health care is undergoing a major demographic shift that is reshaping insurance coverage,…