ACOs Offer Opportunities for Physician Executives
Collaborative facilitation. Ability to bring together the right people to transform vision into reality; facilitate groups to articulate and question underlying assumptions; and facilitate team members to make important decisions and set goals.
Motivation: Ability to share knowledge and experience to help motivate others; and demonstrate a clear willingness to address individual needs of employees.
Strategic perspective: Ability to demonstrate flexibility and creativity in meeting new challenges; develop strategy for long?term success; identify efforts that will have the greatest strategic impact; and use the organization's strategies as a guidepost for conducting day?to?day activities.
Adaptability: Ability to adapt to changes in situations/direction/people; and be flexible when considering options/opinions.
Hutton said he sees the list as a resource for physicians who are trying to develop their executive skills as well as a resource for health systems and hospitals looking to hire physician executives. He also sees the core behavioral competencies as a way for existing physician executives to measure their success in the C-suite.
Margaret Dick Tocknell is a reporter/editor with HealthLeaders Media.
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