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On-Demand Educational Webinars
Feb 14, 2019
This webinar outlines key questions for boards to ask and approaches to take to clarify an explicit role and job description for the board chair.
Feb 14, 2019
Sustainable change requires a strategy to align improvement efforts and act on the interdependencies of four performance domains.
Jun 4, 2019
The legal authority to approve, limit or deny provider credentials and privileges is a fundamental board responsibility. Organizations that centralize and standardize this process are better prepared to meet the field’s many changes and challenges.
Jan 1, 2017
Voluntary accreditation is considered to be an important symbol of a hospital’s commitment to high-quality, safe care. Some consumers look for accreditation when choosing a hospital. Many health care professionals believe it is an important indicator of the commitment to quality and safety they are looking for when choosing a place to practice.
May 11, 2015
Boards have a keen interest in quality, and they are helping their hospitals and systems to implement a variety of improvement strategies.
Jan 1, 2012
In the publication, authors Joshi and Horak state that hospital trustees support hospitals’ fundamental missions to improve the health of the community. In a climate of growing concerns about the quality of health care and the amount we pay for it, trustees are called upon to oversee the transformation of the culture of the organization.
Jan 21, 2021
Engaging and retaining nursing staff can help drive organizational performance, including improving patient safety, satisfaction and outcomes.
Jan 1, 2010
The role of a health care organization trustee gets more complicated and more sophisticated every day. Pressures are increasing simultaneously for higher quality, lower cost, more transparency and accountability, and use of evolving and evermore expensive technology.
Sep 6, 2019
Education, preparation and collegiality can empower physician and lay member trustees to make fair and thoroughly vetted decisions.
Mar 18, 2021
Carolyn F. Scanlan, vice chair of Penn Medicine Lancaster (Pa.) General Health, discusses how governing boards can best address some of the challenges ahead in 2021.