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4 Tips to Success for Incoming CEOs

Analysis  |  By Jay Asser  
   January 23, 2024

One new hospital CEO offers his advice to other leaders taking the reins.

Whether you’re stepping into the role of CEO at a new organization or stepping up at the same place, gauging how to make an immediate impact can often be challenging.

That’s a situation Phil Wright knows all too well after logging his first few months on the job at Memorial Regional Hospital South, which he joined this past October.

With the CEO position churning over across the country, new leaders every day are being tasked with coming in and leaving their imprint on their hospital or health system.

On a recent episode of the HealthLeaders Podcast, Wright shared what approach he recommends other incoming CEOs take in the early stages of assuming the role to ensure both immediate and long-term success.

Jay Asser is the contributing editor for strategy at HealthLeaders. 

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