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Physician Healthcare Performance

Identify at least three challenges faced by physician leaders in their attempts to "lead" physicians toward a common vision of healthcare performance.

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Three challenges that I believe are faced by physician leaders are:

1. Convincing physicians to commit to teamwork in lieu of focusing on autonomy. Because autonomy is so greatly stressed in medical school, physicians have a hard time sharing ideals (Johnson, 2009). Physicians are also not specially trained in using the fundamentals of team work in their organization (Jain, Thompson, Chaudry, McKenzie & Schwartz, 2008). Not only will this help the ...

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The solution explains three challenges that are faced by physician leaders. Two references are included.