“If you’ve set your sights on a career in healthcare management, this book will be your personal guide to what it takes to succeed. Who better to learn from than today’s top executives who have scaled the ladder ahead of you.” —Kathyrn Ullrich, author of Getting to the Top, Strategies for Career Success“A great read for all who desire to enhance their healthcare career!” —Nancy K. Graebner, President & CEO, Chelsea Community Hospital, St. Joseph Mercy Health System, a member of Trinity HealthIn today’s competitive marketplace, it takes more than degrees and aspirations to become a leader at a hospital or healthcare organization. Get the edge you need in Climbing the Healthcare Management Ladder, where you can learn from the direct experiences of today’s top healthcare executives about what it takes to achieve your highest aspirations in this field. Benefit from the collective wisdom and career secrets of 29 highly successful CEOs who have overseen a comprehensive array of healthcare settings and services. Through these executives’ hard-won advice, you will gain insight into the habits, actions, and skills required for advancement in the healthcare management field, including these key factors:• Creating and capitalizing on opportunities• Working smarter, not just harder• Using the power of networking• Cultivating the right relationships• Leveraging the assets of variety.Learn what it took to reach the top spot in both large and small organizations around the country and how you can do the same, whether you are just starting out or are trying to advance your existing career. Students and faculty in healthcare administration, career advisors, and those in the midst of their healthcare careers will benefit from the mentoring of these experts. Take the first step to elevating your career with Climbing the Healthcare Management Ladder.