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Overall Roles and Responsibilities -The Governance Committee provides for the board’s effectiveness and continuing development.
Establishing well-organized and consistent governance processes and procedures enables the board to be most productive, and ensures that its time is allocated to the most critical topics. Agendas should reflect the most important strategic issues and priorities, and make efficient use of trustees’ valuable and limited time; meetings should be designed to maximize trustees’ ability to engage in critical dialogue; and committees and task forces should be used to enable the board to focus time on high-level strategic discussion.
For boards to participate in shaping their new organization, they must be currently performing at an extremely high level. The following is a list of four practices that hospital and health system boards must be engaged in today, in order to be successful in the future.
A successful governance education process requires commitment, collaboration and consensus. Below is an outline of how a board of trustees may design a process that will ensure optimum development of leadership knowledge and effectiveness...
The attached resource is intended to be an example that boards should adapt to meet their individual needs.
The following document is intended to be an example that boards should adapt to meet their individual needs.
The Audit and Corporate Compliance Committee recommends policies and processes to the board related to...
SAMPLE COMMITTEE CHARTER: EXECUTIVE EVALUATION AND COMPENSATION COMMITTEE Overall Roles and Responsibilities
A key governance design challenge in healthcare systems having multiple boards with parent-subsidiary relationships is specifying the most effective/efficient subdivision and coordination of respon