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Trustee Magazine Articles
Health Equity Overseeing Health Equity in the Age of Emerging Risk Intentional, strategic actions for hospital boards By Karma H.
Board Responsibilities Improving the Patient and Family Experience How Boards Can Make a Difference By Ann Scott Blouin and Nicole Matson The COVID-19 pandemic was challenging for many patients and families as they interacted with hospitals and health systems.
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Governance & Philanthropy How Boards Can Encourage Philanthropy to Benefit Hospitals and Communities Providing needed resources for patient care By Alice Ayres One of the top reasons people give for joining a board is to be part of ensuring the organizati
Guides/Reports
This resource from AHA Trustee Services provides information and guidance, including sample agendas and questions for board members to consider as they learn about health care, their hospital and/or health system, and board responsibilities.
Trustee Articles
To navigate the choppy waters ahead, hospital and health system boards need to develop a plan to reengage all trustees and renew CEO and board leadership collaboration.
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A WellSpan Health task force developed meaningful principles that signaled a changed approach to governance at the health system.
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Understanding a board’s aptitude and ability to advance health equity should be a key element of board strategy.
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Through leadership and board support, Children’s Minnesota is making DEI efforts a strategic priority.
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Holding board members accountable and addressing issues in a timely manner are essential to a successful boardroom culture.
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The AHA has partnered with UnidosUS and the National Urban League to create a program that matches member hospitals with community leaders to increase diverse representation on hospital and health system boards.
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Open discussion, continued engagement and genuine effort can support meaningful and sustainable change for board diversity efforts.
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Focused, strategic discussions in the boardroom can support organizational excellence.
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Health care boards that invest the time in discussing strategy can position their organization for success.
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Starting discussion in the boardroom about diversity and inclusion can support and accelerate board diversity efforts at health care organizations.
Dashboards/Scorecards
Adapted from “Recruiting for a Diverse Health Care Board,” by Karma H. Bass (Trustee Insights, Dec. 2020).
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Using insights on humanizing brand experience, boards can better engage health care consumers and maintain and build trust in a post-COVID-19 world.
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Effecting genuine change through executive leadership, board support, creativity and commitment can accelerate diversity efforts.
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Hospital and health system boards can play a significant role in developing and guiding behavioral health strategy and working with community partners to address unmet health needs in the community and expand access to services.
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Investing time now in evaluating and enhancing board effectiveness can accelerate organizational results for years to come.
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Hospital governing boards can take steps to ensure the digital boardroom is productive and enjoyable.