How 5 hospital CEOs revitalize themselves

Kelly Gooch –
Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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Here are answers collected in the last five months, in alphabetical order.

I spend a great deal of time around individuals, so I charge my batteries with peaceful time and time invested with family..

When I was in my doctorate program, my consultant shared her research study on mindfulness with clients experiencing pancreas transplants. I try to practice every day, even if its simply 10 minutes over lunch. In addition to mindfulness, I begin and end my day playing with our miniature pinscher, Jack.

Daryl Tol, president and CEO of Altamonte Springs, Fla.-based AdventHealths Central Florida department.

I take strolls on the beach. I play tennis or check out or spend time with good friends and my other half.

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The Beckers Hospital Review Corner Office series asks healthcare facility and health system CEOs to share how they revitalize themselves.

Family time is very crucial and sacred. Im relatively regimented about exercise. I work out six days a week– and on the seventh day, I try to play golf.

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Paul Hiltz, president and CEO of NCH Healthcare System (Naples, Fla.).

Roxanna Gapstur, PhD, RN, president and CEO of WellSpan Health (York, Pa.).

Philip Ozuah, MD, PhD, president and CEO of Montefiore Medicine (New York City).

Workout, reading and taking a trip. Im an excessive reader and think its essential to read a broad variety of books and periodicals to remain notified. Books and articles that I do not personally agree with are a few of my favorites, as they stretch the brain and require some empathy practice. Ill normally have 4 or 5 books addressing a time. Favorite subjects are spiritual, science, history or existing events, and service or leadership

Cliff Robertson, MD, CEO of CHI Health and senior vice president of operations for Chicago-based CommonSpirit Healths Midwest division (Omaha, Neb.).

Ill normally have four or 5 books going at a time.

When I was in my doctorate program, my consultant shared her research study on mindfulness with clients experiencing pancreas transplants. In addition to mindfulness, I begin and end my day playing with our miniature pinscher, Jack. Family time is sacred and really important. I work out 6 days a week– and on the seventh day, I attempt to play golf.

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