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HEALTH MANPOWER AND MANAGEMENT

Health care Leadership and Management—The Changing Face, Making Difference

Gaurav Thukral, Vishesh Madaan

Keywords : Competencies, Health care organizations, Leadership approaches, Patient satisfaction, Process management

Citation Information : Thukral G, Madaan V. Health care Leadership and Management—The Changing Face, Making Difference. Curr Trends Diagn Treat 2017; 1 (2):107-110.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10055-0026

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Health care organizations are the most intricate and exacting to manage because of the diverse field and dynamic innovative changes and spiraling costs. In this article, we discuss different approaches to leadership in health care and that whatever approaches chosen should endeavor for a strong team identity, inspiring vision, and strong commitment to collaborating teamwork. Framework of process management established in three domains—align, enable, and innovate—is also discussed. Many bodies of research have focused on the competencies related to effective managerial/leadership skills. Guidance for effective leadership should focus on the communication, relationship management, motivational leadership, collaboration, business skills, and knowledge. Effective leaders provide highquality empathetic patient care. They prioritize patient satisfaction by ensuring their voice is heard. We must strive toward collective and consistent leadership by clinicians and other staff at the forefront, rather their designated managers alone.


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