Governance Effectiveness

Jan 19, 2023
AHA’s 2022 National Health Care Governance Survey report describes board structures, composition, culture, diversity and other board practices.
Nov 4, 2022
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.
Nov 4, 2022
Join Population Health leaders Emily Brower, Tori Bratcher, and Kevin Barnett to learn insights about Trinity’s journey toward value-based payment.
Jun 6, 2022
Governance Best Practices for Executive Sessions Without CEOs Supporting healthy board–CEO relationships By Todd C. Linden When I was a young and inexperienced CEO, I did not like it when my board went into executive sessions without me.
Jun 6, 2022
Governance Understanding the Board of Trustees’ Role Expectations for different types of boards By Pamela R.
Jun 6, 2022
Behavioral Health Why Boards Should Focus on Suicide Prevention Addressing challenges and priorities through the trustee role By Sue Ellen Wagner I recently spoke with Cathy Frank, M.D., chair of Henry Ford Health’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Services, to learn about how…
Apr 5, 2022
Governing a health system is different than governing a stand-alone hospital. All health system boards oversee and attempt to integrate different businesses regardless of the type of system they govern.
Feb 4, 2022
Board Assessment Assessing the Engagement and Effectiveness of Boards How to foster healthy dialogue and reflection By Barbara H. Lorsbach Engagement is an indispensable factor that gives a high-performing hospital or health system board its strength and vitality.
Jan 7, 2022
Great 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. Lessons about this important issue can be learned from the stories of four boards: two that did not handle board leadership…
Jan 7, 2022
Governance 10 Questions Boards Can Answer to Advance Equity Now is the time to take a step back and look at COVID-19’s impact By Somava Saha, M.D., Dora Barilla and Karma H.