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Trustee Articles
Most boards advance this process on an annual basis to explore issues at both the collective board level and the individual board member level to uncover specific growth opportunities. This provides insights into competencies, accomplishments and shortcomings to identify and prioritize opportunities for growth.
Trustee Articles
Most boards use an annual self-assessment tool delivered in a paper or online format to support this process. Such tools are readily available from a variety of professional associations, consulting firms and other resources.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Presenter Luanne R. Stout addresses these and other questions to help determine the level of governance leadership your organization needs to build and sustain high-performing boards. In this webinar Stout outlines the components of a well-designed plan for governance, the roles of governance leaders and the knowledge and skills required at increasing levels of governance responsibility. She discusses factors boards and organizations should consider in determining the type and level of governance leadership they need. She also suggests questions to consider in making this determination in today’s dynamic, high-stakes health care governance environment.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
In this webinar governance expert Jamie Orlikoff reviews the rationale for board board chair evaluation, and outlines the step by step process for establishing an effective and productive board chair evaluation process.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Presented by Kaufman Hall’s Anu Singh, this webinar provides guidance for hospital and health system boards to strategically consider:
On-Demand Educational Webinars
This webinar: Makes the case for health system engagement in multi-sector initiatives for improving community health. Discusses challenges system boards and leadership teams will likely have in participating in community health improvement. Makes recommendation for consideration by health system boards and leaders to make community health improvement an organizational and governance priority.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Webinar Getting the Most Out of Philanthropy: How to Reinvent the Foundation Board Health care organizations have a strategic opportunity to reposition philanthropy—also known voluntary charitable giving— to be a sustainable and growing revenue resource with an exceptional return on investment.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Webinar Leadership and Board Continuity: The Keys to Lasting Organizational Performance  
Trustee Articles
Hospitals large and small recognize the value of special protocols and services for older patients who seek emergency care.
Trustee Articles
Latest findings point to several positive trends and opportunities for improving governance structures, practices and performance. The report includes expert commentary and discussion questions for board reflection.
Board and Committee Charters
An effective board chair/CEO relationship is essential to support governance excellence and begins with a clear understanding of individual and shared accountabilities. Dallas-based Methodist Health System defines these accountabilities in a board chair/CEO compact (shown below) that is used as both an orientation resource for new board chairs and a touchstone for ongoing evaluation of this critical relationship.
Videos
The six videos and discussion guide included in this resource are designed to provide trustees with an overview of population health strategies, the foundational capabilities that health care leaders are using to redesign care, the importance of developing new partnerships, as well as specific actions for how trustees can participate with their organization’s leadership team to advance health within their community.
Videos
The four video modules, discussion guide and self-assessment tool illustrate the important role that trustees play in the journey to improve patient care. They serve as a tool for all trustees to use as they work towards the goals of improving quality within their organizations and improving the health of their patients and communities they serve.
Videos
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.
Evaluations and Assessments
Doing your duty is not just about success; it is also about actively engaging in practices that promote good governance. Take this quiz to review and reflect on how your board compares with governance best practices.
Trustee Articles
Fulfilling duties includes actively engaging in practices that promote good governance. A review of best practices enables the board to reflect on opportunities for improvement.
Trustee Articles
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.
Trustee Articles
What is the board’s role in shaping culture? Several health care leaders offer advice that reflects the diversity of their experiences.
Trustee Articles
Oversight of an employed physician network is a new and evolving role for your board. Focus on five key issues, and adopt three best practices, to help the network succeed.
Trustee Articles
An external review of workplace operations produces a Leadership Letter with observations and recommendations for continuous improvement, followed by open discussion among the board, CEO and top management.