Recruiting Rural Executives
“Rural hospitals and health systems often face a leadership Catch-22: They need strong leaders to overcome the well-documented challenges facing rural health care . . . but struggle to recruit strong leaders because of these challenges.” Trustees are often the difference makers, write WittKieffer’s Beth Nelson and James King in AHA’s Trustee Magazine. When the board is committed and competent, it goes a long way toward attracting top CEOs and executives.