More than 9,000 professionals attended the 2021 Congress on Healthcare Leadership in March. In addition to taking part in education sessions and networking with peers, attendees had the opportunity to connect with thought leaders and industry experts during the event, many of whom have authored publications available through ACHE’s Health Administration Press. Though the 2021 Congress is now over, leaders interested in furthering their education and development can gain new insights on leadership, operations, partnerships and more by checking out the following books.
The ever-changing healthcare management environment needs strong leaders who will rise to the challenges of today and carry organizations into the future. This publication is an essential resource for those in the early stages of becoming a healthcare leader. Packed with tactics, tips and illuminating straightforward examples, this book is an indispensable guide for building a career in healthcare leadership.
Winner of the 2020 ACHE James A. Hamilton Book of the Year Award
In this book, the author and other nationally respected experts highlight the operational building blocks necessary to engage, align and transform healthcare organizations into integrated delivery systems capable of delivering population healthcare outcomes in new ways.
Learn how healthcare leaders can navigate the difficult issues that arise when multiple organizations from different sectors and with different operating models, objectives and cultures work together toward a shared purpose. By using this book’s health ecosystem leadership model or HELM, leaders can shift their mindset toward a broader purpose, focusing not only on improving healthcare but also on promoting health and wellness.
Leaders at every level—from newcomers to experienced executives—will find guidance in this book. It examines key leadership principles, illustrates core concepts with stories and examples, and sets forth a framework of protocols tailored to specific interactions and situations.
Leaders make things happen. Influential leaders go a step further by making a positive difference in organizations and in the lives of people who both serve and are served by the organization. This book demonstrates how influential leaders perform at a higher level, are more productive and achieve greater results than leaders who lack influence.
Winner of the 2019 ACHE James A. Hamilton Book of the Year Award
As a leader, is it possible to be both successful and humble? Studies show that today’s emerging leaders not only prioritize achievement over humility but also see the two as mutually exclusive. Does this signal an existential crisis for healthcare—an industry that, at its essence, is supposed to embody humility and compassion? Thankfully, no, according to this publication, which demonstrates that leaders can embrace humility and still be excellent at their job.
Financial management challenges are not confined to the CFO’s office. Any manager in today’s increasingly complex healthcare environment must have a solid grasp of finance fundamentals, which they can gain with this book.
Author J. Larry Tyler, FHFMA, CMPE, FACHE, has more than 30 years of executive search experience at the C-suite level and has conducted more than 3,500 personal interviews, giving him a unique perspective on transitioning jobs in healthcare. The fourth edition of Tyler’s Guide takes professionals from the beginning to the end of the job change process with current practices and trends that will advance the reader to the front of the line in the competitive employment marketplace.
In the shifting world of contemporary healthcare, future leaders need a firm foundation. The ninth edition of The Well-Managed Healthcare Organization prepares students to implement evidence-based practices that lead to high performance in healthcare organizations of all types and sizes.
Reminder for the 2021 Congress attendees, you can access the Congress On-demand Library to rewatch some of these authors’ sessions now through Tuesday, April 20.