I thought it might be instructive to compare the various wordles below, showing the strategic priorities of the hospitals, with what the CEOs say are their priorities. So, I took this chart of top issues hospital CEOs say they face from a while back and made a wordle out of it. I rounded off the percentages and repeated the word in the wordle application one time for each ten percentage points (e.g., MD/hospital relations at 25% became 3). Here's what you get:
Now, compare that with any of the ones below. Here's Emeline's, representing a number of academic medical centers, to remind you:
Hmm, seems like there is not much correspondence between corporate missions and how leaders spend their time.