First published in 1989, Stephen R. Covey's self-help book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, has sold more than 25 million copies worldwide and is considered one of the most influential business management texts of all time.That got us thinking: what, then, are the everyday habits of successful hospital finance directors? Could we identify and correlate insights about the practices of influential finance executives that could help you to better develop your own? We can, and we will. Let's take a look.
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