Missouri regional medical director receives healthcare award

Missouri regional medical director receives healthcare award

Dr. Milton Hammerly

Dr. Milton Hammerly, RMD in Missouri, received the “Edgar C. Hayhow Award” from the American College of Health Care Executives as co-writer of an article entitled “Good to Great: Using 360-degree Feedback to Improve Physician Emotional Intelligence.” Through the use of 360-degree anonymous feedback surveys to screen for physician competence improvement opportunities in professionalism and interpersonal/communication skills, the authors deduced that a physician’s emotional intelligence plays a vital role in leadership, teamwork, and clinical, financial and organizational outcomes.

The article was published in the September/October 2014 issue of the Journal of Healthcare Management, and was judged one of the Journal’s best based on its “outstanding contribution to healthcare management literature.”