Boards want leadership and decisiveness.Physician Exec. 1989 Jul-Aug; 15(4):12-4.PE
Regardless of whether they aspire to the top executive spot, physician managers are likely to benefit from insights into what hospital boards want in their chief executive officers. Many of the attributes board chairs desire in hospital CEOs involve how they handle medical staff matters. In general, board chairs want leadership and decisiveness--attributes they likely would covetin any physician manager who has hospital management responsibilities.