Identifying and assessing competencies: a strategy to improve healthcare leadership.

@article{Baker2003IdentifyingAA,
  title={Identifying and assessing competencies: a strategy to improve healthcare leadership.},
  author={G. Ross Baker},
  journal={HealthcarePapers},
  year={2003},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={49-58; discussion 88-90}
}
There appears to be a growing consensus that better leadership is needed in healthcare, although there is much less agreement on the specific knowledge and skills required to improve performance. This commentary suggests that the articulation of healthcare leadership and management competencies provides a framework and a language for identifying the leadership knowledge and skills required for high-quality healthcare in the 21st century. 

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