Board Composition and Selection

Nov 10, 2020
Adding diverse members to a hospital’s or health system’s board can change the board’s culture for the better.
Oct 8, 2020
An emerging group of future health care leaders are ready to take on the challenge of health care board service.
Feb 12, 2020
There are better ways to honor and, as appropriate, continue to involve former trustees, while also adhering to the higher standards demanded of boards today.
Feb 10, 2020
Is granting an outgoing trustee ‘emeritus status’ a thing of the past?
Jul 16, 2019
Millennials use the health care system in a unique way. Trustees must be attentive to their views and recruit them to the board for its long-term sustainability.
Feb 14, 2019
Topics: Using Competencies in Trustee Selection, Competency-Based Trustee Selection in Action, Using Competencies to Transform Governance
Feb 7, 2019
The following is intended to be an example that boards should adapt to meet their individual needs. Effective governance depends on the right mixture of skills, experience, personal qualities and diversity among the members of the hospital board.
Feb 7, 2019
This chair position charter is grounded on a model of healthcare organization governance forwarded in Board Work by Dennis Pointer and James E. Orlikoff (Jossey-Bass,1999).
Jul 5, 2018
Even before the Enron scandal, which featured directors who didn’t understand the company’s complex financial transactions, and before the Sarbanes‐Oxley Act required publicly owned corporations to disclose whether their boards include directors with financial expertise, it should have been self‐…
Jul 5, 2018
In 2009 the AHA’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Trustee Core Competencies identified two sets of competencies that focused on the knowledge, skills and personal capabilities needed by trustees of hospitals and health systems to govern effectively.