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Board StructureSubsidiary Boards: “e pluribus unum?”How subsidiary boards can contribute to one, effective systemBy Jamie OrlikoffAccording to the 2024 AHA Hospital Statistics, at least 67% of all U.S.
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InnovationSustainability is a Group EffortInternational Hospital Federation CEO Ron Lavater describes tools to grow sustainablyBy Sue Ellen WagnerInterviewRonald Lavater is CEO of the International Hospital Federation (IHF), a global not-for-profit, non-governme
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Transforming GovernanceWhat’s on the Minds of Board Leaders?Handing over the mic to four board chairsby Kara WitalisIn the fading exhaust of the past few tumultuous years, 2024 is a period that, while undoubtedly challenging, also carries great opportunity for those entrus
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WorkforceAddressing Violence in the Hospital CommunityCarle Health president and CEO Jim Leonard connects the dots for boardsby Nikhil BaviskarInterviewJim Leonard, M.D., is president and CEO of Carle Health based in Urbana, Ill. In his tenure, Dr.
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Behavioral HealthMental Health and Boards: Focusing on People, Patients and CommunityDr. Arpan Waghray shares how boards can make behavioral health a priorityby Rebecca ChickeyInterviewDr.
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Mission/Vision/StrategyPlanning for the Day after TomorrowBoard-led strategic planning provides an organizational roadmapBy Linda SummersPerhaps due to the “new normal” created by COVID-19 or the financial challenges creating an ongoing threat, health
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Forward-thinking health care organizations are exploring alternative revenue sources, with many recognizing philanthropy as a pivotal opportunity.
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Emerging IssuesThe Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Health CareAs Artificial Intelligence grows, trustees should consider its pros and consBy Steven M.
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Leadership DevelopmentPursuing Board Chair Excellence: Four Examples of Board Chair Selection Show What Can Go Right … or WrongGreat governance rarely happens without a great board chair. Yet too often, insufficient attention is paid to ensuring that chairs are well suited for this critical role.
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QualityLeadership Matters: A Roadmap Toward Effective Governance of Quality and SafetyThe Joint Commission shares six steps that can lead to improvement in an organization’s quality performanceBy Kathryn K.
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Quality and Patient SafetyThe Importance of Quality and Patient Safety2024 COG Chair Vincent Williams shares specific ways for trustees to focus on qualityBy Sue Ellen WagnerInterviewAs we begin a new year, Sue Ellen Wagner, vice president, trustee engagement and s
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Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Quality Oversight, Health Equity and the Community Board’s Role Four core areas can be leveraged to institute meaningful change By Brad Clarke The imperative for health care providers to strive for health equity for their patient popul
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Board Responsibilities Elevate Your Facilitation Skills Guidance for board and committee chairs By Kimberly McNally Have you ever asked yourself any of these questions before or during chairing a board or committee meeting?
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Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion The Time is Right to Invest in Women’s Health How Trustees can take focused action on improving the quality of women’s health care By Priya Bathija The World Economic Forum identified the investment in improving women’s health as vital to creating a “healthier, more equita
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Community governance is more critical today than ever before considering recent, often fast-moving trends and changes in the U.S. health care market. Nonprofit hospitals and health systems that double down on strong community governance not only have increased likelihood of staying true to their mission, but also have distinct strategic advantages over those that do not.
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Courtesy of Paramount Pictures Transforming Governance From Surviving to Thriving The board’s obligation is to consider all options to achieve its mission, including gleaning lessons from the movie “Grease!” By Chris Benson, Denise Lamphier and Tod