One of the most important decisions a hospital board of directors will ever make is who will lead the organization as its Chief Executive Officer. Each hospital’s circumstances are different, of course, so what factors are important to one, may not be to another. In this article, we will explore some of the issues we commonly see when assisting boards with planning for a leadership transition. Although we will concentrate on the CEO position, the process we describe can be utilized in any executive or leadership role.
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