Innovations occur every day in the healthcare industry in the form of new medications, new treatments, and novel implementations of prior treatments. Effective healthcare leaders are leading innovation regularly. This chapter will explore two innovation leaders in healthcare and how their actions benefited their employees, organizations, and patients. The story will also examine how these Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) worked to create a culture of continuous innovation. The chapter will focus on their influence on the people around them and discuss previous research on the characteristics that made them successful innovation leaders.


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