Transforming Governance

Jan 13, 2020
Governance restructuring efforts of eight health systems provide lessons on redefining what it means to be a community board.
Aug 12, 2019
Health systems that take the time to assess the role and value of subsidiary boards, and invest in educating their members, can maintain a key community connection that might otherwise be diminished or lost.
Jul 16, 2019
For effective cultural stewardship, boards need to promote behavioral expectations for patient care and make sure that espoused values and norms are respected throughout the organization.
Jun 11, 2019
Latest findings point to several positive trends and opportunities for improving governance structures, practices and performance. The report includes expert commentary and discussion questions for board reflection.
Jun 7, 2019
This series of brief videos and accompanying board discussion questions features prominent health care governance experts offering advice on key issues that boards need to address in this rapidly changing health care environment.
Jun 4, 2019
What is the board’s role in shaping culture? Several health care leaders offer advice that reflects the diversity of their experiences.
Apr 26, 2019
An external review of workplace operations produces a Leadership Letter with observations and recommendations for continuous improvement, followed by open discussion among the board, CEO and top management.
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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
The seismic forces currently roiling health care present boards with a new set of profoundly consequential strategic options. These often involve significant risk, major mission shifts, and challengingly short windows of opportunity.
Feb 14, 2019
The crisis brewing in the traditional governance model requires conscious construction of new models relevant to new times.