Video Series

The Board’s Role in a Changing Health Care Environment Video Series

This series of brief videos and accompanying board discussion questions features prominent health care governance experts offering advice on key issues that boards need to address in this rapidly changing health care environment.

To maximize your board’s learning, it is suggested that you approach each video package in the following manner as part of your next board meetings:

  1. As a board, view one of the video presentations Use the board discussion questions to have a 30-45 minute follow up discussion on your board’s approaches to the transformative issue
  2. Use the board discussion questions to have a 30-45 minute follow up discussion on your board’s approaches to the transformative issue
  3. For more information on each topic, links to additional resources are provided.

Workforce

The Board’s Role in Strategic Workforce Development(4:36)

Kimberly McNally, Trustee, UW Medicine, discusses how boards should take a leadership role to ensure that health care organizations have an adequate and engaged workforce.

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For more on this topic, read The Imperative for Strategic Workforce Planning and Development: Challenges and Opportunities by Bill Westwood

Environmental Trends

Navigating the Complexities of Today’s Environment (5:20)

Nate Kaufman, Managing Director, Kaufman Strategic Advisors, discusses key strategies and decisions boards must make to optimize organizational performance in today’s dynamic environment.

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For more on this topic, read Future Scan 2018-2023: Health Care Trends and Implications

Board Composition & Selection

Board Succession and Development (5:17) )

Steve Gordon, MD, Governance Committee Chair, St. Charles Health System, describes how a disciplined focus on board succession and development is a key organizational and governance performance improvement tool.

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For more on this topic, read Active Board Succession by James Gauss and Jena Abernathy

Transforming Governance

Time for a New Model of Governance (6:26)

Jamie Orlikoff, President, Orlikoff & Associates, posits that the convergence of broad societal, economic and demographic challenges and the disruptive pressures of the health care environment challenge the sustainability of the traditional model of governance.

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For more on this topic, read Time for a New Model of Governance by Jamie Orlikoff

Transforming Governance

Board Leadership in a Time of Change (4:30)

Pamela R. Knecht, President & CEO, ACCORD LIMITED, presents four essential governance practices that boards must adopt to provide leadership in times of change.

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For more on this topic, watch Reaching for the Stars: Health Care Governance Best Practices by Pam Knecht

Executive Performance & Compensation

Effective CEO Succession Planning (4:36)

Bill Westwood, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry, provides tips on how boards and CEOs can engage in timely, productive CEO succession planning and execution.

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For more on this topic, watch CEO Succession Planning – Your Must Do’s by Bill Westwood

New Delivery Models

The Board’s Role in Mergers & Acquisitions (3:23)

Todd Linden, President, Linden Consulting, describes the board’s essential role when a health care organization is considering either a merger or affiliation with another entity.

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For more on this topic, read Post Merger Integration: The Board’s Role Begins Before the Ink is Dry by Todd W Fitz, Timothy Shoger and Kit A. Kamholz