Board Infrastructure

May 1, 2020
While continuing to respond to the COVID-19 crisis, hospital and health system boards can use this experience to strengthen leadership, engagement and trust.
Sep 6, 2019
Up-to-date, clearly written and concisely constructed bylaws can support oversight of current performance and enable an organization to nimbly confront challenges to its viability.
Jun 28, 2019
Presenter Luanne R. Stout addresses these and other questions to help determine the level of governance leadership your organization needs to build and sustain high-performing boards. In this webinar Stout outlines the components of a well-designed plan for governance, the roles of governance…
Feb 14, 2019
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.
Jul 5, 2018
This is a sample committee charter: people and culture committee.
Jul 5, 2018
The governance challenges raised in the post-Enron environment are motivating many boards and their general counsels to draft new board policies and tighten up existing ones.
Mar 9, 2017
In most professions, there are clear and relatively consistent pathways along one’s career continuum, as well as clearly defined experiential and educational requirements. Not so with health care governance staffing, which ranges from board support provided by a CEO’s assistant all the way to a…
Jan 1, 2017
Some 66 percent of U.S. hospitals are now part of health systems, according to 2016 survey data from the American Hospital Association. As systems continue to grow in scope and complexity, their governance often follows suit.
Jan 1, 2016
From time to time as provided in the bylaws, the Board may designate the Vice Chairperson as a Chair-Elect. In such cases, the Chair-Elect’s responsibilities go beyond the usual role of a Vice Chair to lead the board in the Chairperson’s absence. The responsibilities of a Chair Elect include...
Jan 1, 2016
Leadership. Guides and directs the governance process, centering the work of the board on the organization’s mission, vision and strategic direction.