Evaluations and Assessments

Jun 4, 2019
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.
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The Leadership Audit

Apr 26, 2019
To understand how the organization really functions on a day-to-day basis, boards need to gauge the hospital’s work life and its efficacy. Board responsibilities include: (a) understanding the hospital’s operating model and whether it actually performs in that mode, how critical decisions are made…
Apr 26, 2019
As health care organizations face a number of emerging challenges, the compensation committee of the not-for- profit hospital and health system board is well served to review and update the executive compensation program periodically.
Feb 7, 2019
The following is intended to be an example that boards should adapt to meet their individual needs.
Sep 21, 2018
To maintain the momentum of continuous governance improvement, many "best practices" boards institute regular mini-evaluations of board meetings. Here, each board meeting concludes with every board member anonymously completing a brief evaluation form of how the board planned for and used its time…
Sep 1, 2018
Effective decision making often requires different techniques or approaches for different types of decisions. The following techniques and practices can help support and strengthen your board’s decision-making processes.
Jan 1, 2017
The following is intended to be an example that boards may adapt to meet their individual chief executive officer (CEO) evaluation needs.
Jan 1, 2017
Organizations pursuing Baldrige recognition must demonstrate how they carry out their governance in eight areas of responsibility.
Jan 1, 2016
The American Hospital Association’s report, Hospitals and Care System of the Future, describes a series of “must do” strategies and future core competencies hospitals will need as they transform themselves from first curve to second curve delivery systems, driven by a shift from volume-driven to…
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Board Self Evaluation

Jan 1, 2016
Regular board self-evaluation is integral to effective governance. Use the questions in the attachment to assess whether your board is getting maximum mileage from its self-evaluation process.