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The job of a hospital CEO can be overwhelming. There are so many areas to oversee, decisions to make and problems to solve. If you aren't careful, you'll spend your whole day responding and reacting instead of laser-focusing on the issues that drive results.  

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Patricia Brewster (Southern Orthopaedic Specialists; Atlanta). Ms. Brewster is CEO of 15-physician Southern Orthopaedic Specialists and has more than 25 years of healthcare management experience. She also currently serves as president of the American Association of Orthopedic Executives. Before joining Southern Orthopaedic Specialists, Ms. Brewster served as chief administrative officer at the Hughston Clinic in Columbus, Ga. She holds a master's in health administration and was the 2008 recipient of the Medical Group Management Association/American College of Medical Practice Executives' Harry J. Harwick Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition to being a member of the MGMA and AAOE, she is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
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