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Board Responsibilities Trustees Focus on Quality to Improve Health Care Non-profit boards have array of resources to fulfill quality mission Michael Jellinek and Thomas Glynn Many hospitals, like academic medical centers and integrated health systems, are relied upon as significa
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As we begin a new year, Sue Ellen Wagner looks at what lies ahead with Greg Bentz, 2023 Committee on Governance (COG) Chair.
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Transforming Governance High Impact Governance Challenges Conventions New thinking can take leadership of boards much further By Barbara Lorsbach In the last few decades, hospital and health system boards of trustees have transitioned from fulfilling basic fiduciary responsibilities to focusing on strategic thinking
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Board Development When Hospital/Health System and Foundation Boards Intersect Collaborating on a shared vision can boost effectiveness and efficiencies By Erica M.
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Board Composition and Selection How to Navigate Complex, Multitiered Governance Success comes from defining expectations for various stakeholders By Linda Summers, Erica M. Osborne and Karma H.
Authority Matrices
BOARD COMPOSITION AND SELECTION Sample Governance Authority Matrix Overview The first order of business a subsidiary board should undertake is understanding how its authority has (or will) change within a multitiered governance structure. What are the delegated authorities from the system, and what authorities does the system retain? How have fiduciary duties changed?
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Board Composition & Selection Data Reveal Characteristics Shared by Successful CEOs Choosing your next CEO using Objective Data By Kenneth R. Cohen Sixteen percent of hospital CEOs left their roles in 2021 according to a report from the American College of Healthcare Executives.
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Board Composition & Selection The New BoardThink: In Search of Cognitive Diversity Accelerating Board Innovation and Performance via Cognitive Diversity By Jena Abernathy Boards are becoming more diverse — both in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.
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Workforce Strategy Simulations Spur Board to Test Workforce Strategies Baystate Health taps member creativity and competition to explore challenges, solutions By Mark A.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Significant financial stresses and the impact of economic and market conditions on investment portfolios are leading more boards of top hospitals and systems to re-evaluate their financial governance.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Join Population Health leaders Emily Brower, Tori Bratcher, and Kevin Barnett to learn insights about Trinity’s journey toward value-based payment.
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The clinical workforce shortage is one of the most pressing problems in health care. Bold actions now are necessary to mitigate the challenge, and boards have a critical role to play in overseeing change. By giving clinicians the support they need to work with purpose and passion, health systems can build clinical capacity for today — and tomorrow.
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Incorporating health equity into strategy represents a new undertaking for some health care leaders — one that requires a shift in thinking and taking action in such core areas as culture, structure, functions and incentives.
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The AHA’s new resource “Patient and Family Advisory Councils Blueprint” outlines seven steps to successfully launch a meaningful and impactful PFAC.
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Hospital and health system trustees who want to ensure the organization achieves its mission can work to put a greater focus on their organization’s philanthropic foundation.
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.
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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.