The role of the Transition Manager in the medical sector
The medical sector brings together all the professions related to the practice and delivery of medical care. By this we mean all the professions of doctors, surgeons, dentists, etc.
Using a CEO in transition in this area is necessary to respond to the problems that may have arisen in this sector of activity. At Reactive Executive, meeting these needs is our priority. Our experts in medical transition will be able to deploy the most effective solutions for your structure.
The medical sector: a rapidly changing sector
The medical sector is disrupted by sometimes complex issues. There has been a shortage of doctors due to the many retirements combined with the lack of vocations. The tendency of some doctors to practice in the public sphere rather than the liberal sphere is also a factor in the shortage.
The Covid-19 crisis has multiplied the negative consequences of this shortage. Thus, health establishments have had to modify their organization, but also many of their processes. Indeed, the medical sector is now seeking to further develop its technologies (creation of vaccines and other technological advances) or to develop e-health and teleconsultations.
The digital transition of medical: a new era of innovation
Faced with the various problems that have arisen in the medical sector, it has been necessary to respond to the new needs of health professionals and patients. Readjusting the entire organization and processes is not a simple task, the development of digital health or e-health has been a springboard for this sector. The advantage of digitization on the medical sector may have enabled faster and more efficient exchange between hospitals and healthcare professionals. The purpose of this digitization is to consolidate relationships between healthcare professionals, but also to improve the patient treatment process.
The development of e-health has allowed patients more autonomy, in particular by making appointments on platforms such as Doctolib. With the possibility of carrying out an online consultation by teleconsultation. The Covid-19 crisis has also enabled many innovations in this sector through the creation of health applications (Tous anti Covid with patient monitoring). In particular, the State came to provide support by allocating an investment budget for the medical innovation process.
In which cases should you use a medical transition CEO?
A company can use a medical transition CEO to restructure its entire organization, particularly in the face of restrictive situations or when it is necessary to strengthen its management to breathe new life into its performance.
The medical transition director has the choice of exercising his functions in the public sphere (hospital establishments) or in the private sphere (private clinics).
It is possible to use a CEO in medical transition in situations such as:
- ➢ When a company is in difficulty or faces a crisis: the Covid-19 pandemic has put most hospital structures in difficulty.
- ➢ During the turnaround or restructuring of a company.
- ➢ When merging or acquiring businesses.
- ➢ For the continuous improvement of the activity.
Mission and tasks of a medical transition director
Because he plays a leading role in the medical transition , a number of very varied missions are assigned to a CEO. Its mission is to improve and improve the quality of care in the structure where it operates. He is at the origin of certain innovations in health research and development. He is responsible for the organization and supervision of work. It is he who establishes with his financial department the budgetary considerations which he adapts to the measures of the State. He may also be required to work with health authorities.
Through his skills, he exercises his leadership: he motivates and supervises his teams and sometimes even plays the role of diplomat. The health sector can be a tough and intense environment due to extremely high stakes.
The role of a CEO in medical transition is to support medical establishments in adapting to the digitization of their structure (e-health).
Typical profile of a CEO in medical transition
The CEO exercises a role of general interest, for this, he must rely on his excellent relationship with the commercial, financial and human resources departments. It must be rigorous and responsive in order to anticipate potential risks in this sector of activity. Skills are particularly appreciated as in-depth knowledge in the following fields: medical, paramedical, technological and regulations in force.
The medical transition CEO may be required to exchange internationally, a command of English is therefore required.
The annual gross remuneration of a medical transition director starts at 80,000 euros and can rise between 120,000 and 150,000 euros per year . Factors such as experience, the size of the company or the mission to be carried out impact remuneration. It is also possible that bonuses may be granted to the medical transition director.