What makes hospitals CEOs great--and not so great

"I thank Sabrina Rodak for inspiration for this post contrasting CEO success traits with failure. She wrote 7 Traits of a Great Hospital CEO last month," wrote Dr. Kenneth H. Cohn, practicing general surgeon/MBA and CEO of HealthcareCollaboration, in a Hospital Impact blog post. Some of the traits include the following:

  • Servant leadership: Vincent Caponi, CEO of St. Vincent Health, says, "A great leader ... is one where people are doing things under his supervision because it's the right thing to do." Servant leadership encompasses integrity, genuineness, and gratitude.
  • Communication: The CEO's responsibility is to keep employees, staff, and physicians informed of the hospital's plans. --To learn more, read the full blog post on Hospital Impact.

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