This year's Up & Comers stand out for how they work with others.
The historical view of healthcare leadership has focused on aligning an organization around strategies and structure to accomplish goals. While still applicable, this approach is shifting significantly to match dynamic industry changes.
While challenges have always existed in our industry, structures were formerly more linear and outside forces more traditional. Executives today must lead with less formality and more nuance, artfulness and collaboration than in the past. The growth in systems requires leaders to excel at solving problems through a collective community rather than a linear line of authority. The advent of disruptive technologies requires today's leaders to excel in answering new questions and analyzing the impact of new entrants into traditional businesses.