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A good coach focuses on what the board chair wants to accomplish and designs a coaching process based on how the board chair experiences the role; on assessment of individual strengths and weaknesses; and on identifying and addressing blind spots. Each coaching process should be customized to meet the board chair’s individual needs and goals.
Trustee Articles
Making coaching available to an incoming board chair can build the chair's capacity to lead the board effectively.
Trustee Articles
Consumerism, personalized medicine, digital technology and artificial intelligence are fundamentally changing the way health care is purchased, delivered and organized.
Trustee Articles
With proper planning and investment, hospitals and health systems can reduce cyber risks and vulnerabilities.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Topics: Using Competencies in Trustee Selection, Competency-Based Trustee Selection in Action, Using Competencies to Transform Governance
On-Demand Educational Webinars
This webinar provides specific examples of and practical tools used by the highest-performing boards as they move toward five categories of advanced governance practices: Visionary, Strategic and ‘System’-focused; Nimble, Streamlined and Clear; Intentional, Disciplined and Consistent; Competency-based, Educated and Evaluated; and Objective, Transparent and Accountable.
Dashboards/Scorecards
Value creation occurs at many levels in organizations. This chart, used by St. Charles Health System based in Bend, Ore., describes the unique role of governance as well the roles of leadership, management and front-line workers in applying Lean principles to support sustained organizational improvement.
Dashboards/Scorecards
By Stephen Mansfield While a clear, bright line between the roles of governance and management does not exist for every issue that boards and organizational leaders must address, defining the relative roles of boards, leaders and managers can enhance governance effectiveness and working relationships.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
This webinar examines the best practices of CEO succession planning in a health care setting. Bill Westwood, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry presents a thorough description of the process to follow to ensure that succession planning is smooth, efficient and objective. He offers specific recommendations for the roles that each party plays in the process, and what risks should be avoided. Board members, incumbent CEO's and potential CEO's will learn how to prepare for and execute succession planning in their organizations.
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This webinar makes the case that the time has come to develop a new model of hospital and health system governance. Presenter Jamie Orlikoff discusses four phases in the evolution of the current model of governance and ongoing market and organizational pressures that make it difficult for the current model to withstand, and he suggests that these pressures are likely to deepen as their pace, scope and scale accelerate.
Trustee Articles
One of the most difficult aspects of effective governance is understanding the distinction between the roles of management and the board, and how that demarcation varies among different organizations. After three decades of working for boards and serving on many myself, I have learned that clarifying these roles is imperative to well-functioning organizations and their boards.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
To prepare for leadership succession, boards must identify talented leaders within the organization, take steps to retain them and develop them well for future roles.
Trustee Articles
The crisis brewing in the traditional governance model requires conscious construction of new models relevant to new times.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Webinar Making Effective Decisions in Times of Uncertainty and Change: What Boards Need to Know  
On-Demand Educational Webinars
This webinar explores elements of fund development where volunteer leaders are most effective, what enables this effectiveness and how trustees and board members can optimize their engagement in advancing philanthropy.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Looking for tips to create – and keep – the board of your dreams? Wondering if that dream can ever become a reality? Curious to know how you can possibly create the board of your dreams if your board members are appointed or placed on your board rather than elected by current directors?
On-Demand Educational Webinars
This webinar considers who gives to health care, why they are drawn to the cause and how organizations can support engagement of those most likely to give.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
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.
Trustee Articles
Boards need to understand artificial intelligence to evaluate its evolving benefits and risks.
Trustee Articles
Seven techniques can help support and strengthen your board's decision-making processes.