The leadership and executive potential of physicians in an era of managed care systems.

@article{Schneller1991TheLA,
  title={The leadership and executive potential of physicians in an era of managed care systems.},
  author={Eugene S Schneller},
  journal={Hospital & health services administration},
  year={1991},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={43-55}
}
The emergence of managed care signals a need for an expanded role for physicians. Physician executives, trained in management, have the potential to become champions of clinical integrity, negotiators with patient agent organizations, public interpreters of hospital performance data, consultants to the profession, and designers of health care systems. Nonclinically trained administrators have been slow to recognize the unique skills and perspective that physicians bring to the managerial suite… CONTINUE READING