I'm not breaking news when I say teams are important. But teamwork in healthcare means more than just financial strength and competitive advantage. It means patient and employee satisfaction, regulatory compliance, and safe patients. The best leaders know their shortcomings and surround themselves with people who make up for them. Every day I talk to at least one healthcare executive who raves about her team; the team attributes are usually the same: Communication. Big-picture thinking. Decision-making ability. Dissatisfaction with status quo. In this week's column, I list a few others.