Article by Phillips DiPisa Associate Published in Trustee Magazine


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HINGHAM, MA, March 31, 2006 – Phillips DiPisa, an executive search firm serving healthcare providers, managed care organizations, and life sciences firms, announced the publication of an article written by one of its associates in Trustee magazine.

Trustee published “The New Chief Medical Officer: A Bridge to Your Hospital’s Future” in its March 2006 issue. The article was written by Thomas J. Lynch Jr., one of the firm’s Senior Associates.


Chief Medical Officers/Vice Presidents of Medical Affairs are not new to hospitals and healthcare systems. What may be new is why Boards and CEOs are looking to them for clinical leadership. Promotion of quality medical care and patient safety have taken on a sense of urgency for our nation’s hospitals. Boards and CEOs are placing renewed emphasis on the CMO’s responsibility in assuring that patients are safe, and quality outcomes are happening. This article identifies the attributes hospitals are seeking in their CMOs today and describes some emerging trends that are impacting the hiring of CMOs.

About Phillips DiPisa

Phillips DiPisa recruits leaders for healthcare providers, managed care organizations, and life sciences firms. The firm’s roots are in Greater Boston – a historical center of medical innovation and excellence. Phillips DiPisa now serves clients along the East Coast and throughout the Midwest, and draws on a national pool of candidates.