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5 Steps to Achieving Diversity on Your Board

Dec 14, 2020
Focusing on specific strategies and practices will support diverse recruitment on health care boards.

Video Library

Jun 7, 2019
This video library includes: A Trustee’s Guide to Population Health: Building New Foundations Linking Care with Community; The Board’s Role in a Changing Health Care Environment and Eliminating Harm; and Improving Patient Care: A Trustee Guide. These video series' include video modules, discussion guides and self-assessment tools.

Keeping Risk in Check

Trustee Articles
Jan 1, 2015
The complexities inherent in performance-based contracts call for increased board oversight

Governance in the Time of Coronavirus: What governing boards should do to respond to the pandemic

Mar 20, 2020
This podcast highlights issues such as: prospective board authorizations for emergency spending and policy modifications; logistics for emergency board meetings and decision making; how boards can support and equally importantly not be a burden to management; clarifying emergency authority between system and subsidiary boards; what boards and their members should NOT do; the need for deeper executive and board succession planning; and others.

August Affinity Group Session

Aug 17, 2021
GOVERNANCE AFFINITY GROUP SESSION Difficult Conversations on Health Equity and a Board's Response Courageous hospital and health system boar

Sample Guidelines for Director Selection

Trustee Articles
Feb 7, 2019
The following is intended to be an example that boards should adapt to meet their individual needs. Effective governance depends on the right mixture of skills, experience, personal qualities and diversity among the members of the hospital board.

Population Health Resources for Boards

Mar 2, 2021
The AHA provides links to population health resources for boards.

Primary Care Docs Say Metrics Hurt Patient Care

Sep 16, 2015
Half of the nation’s primary care physicians say the increased use of quality-of-care metrics to assess provider performance is having a negative impact on patient care, according to a survey repor

The Role of the Board in Medical Staff Credentialing

On-Demand Educational Webinars
Feb 14, 2019
This webinar from governance expert Jamie Orlikoff, explores the hospital board’s crucial responsibility for medical staff credentialing – one of the most difficult governance functions to perform effectively, and one of the most important board responsibilities for patient quality and safety. Become comfortable with the basics of credentialing and how to effectively oversee it to both protect patients and to assure fair, thorough and consistent treatment of physicians. Trustees will acquire a better understanding of the different but related processes involved in appointment and reappointment or physicians to the medical staff, and the delineation of clinical privileges.