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Board StructureSubsidiary Boards: “e pluribus unum?”How subsidiary boards can contribute to one, effective systemBy Jamie OrlikoffAccording to the 2024 AHA Hospital Statistics, at least 67% of all U.S.
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InnovationSustainability is a Group EffortInternational Hospital Federation CEO Ron Lavater describes tools to grow sustainablyBy Sue Ellen WagnerInterviewRonald Lavater is CEO of the International Hospital Federation (IHF), a global not-for-profit, non-governme
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Transforming GovernanceWhat’s on the Minds of Board Leaders?Handing over the mic to four board chairsby Kara WitalisIn the fading exhaust of the past few tumultuous years, 2024 is a period that, while undoubtedly challenging, also carries great opportunity for those entrus
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WorkforceAddressing Violence in the Hospital CommunityCarle Health president and CEO Jim Leonard connects the dots for boardsby Nikhil BaviskarInterviewJim Leonard, M.D., is president and CEO of Carle Health based in Urbana, Ill. In his tenure, Dr.
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Transforming GovernanceThe “Aha!” Moment to Unlocking Governance ExcellenceBoards serve as a strategic asset for high-performing organizationsBy Todd Linden with Mark KaufmanIn health care governance, there exists a pivotal moment — an “Aha!” revelation when
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Behavioral HealthMental Health and Boards: Focusing on People, Patients and CommunityDr. Arpan Waghray shares how boards can make behavioral health a priorityby Rebecca ChickeyInterviewDr.
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Board Composition and selectionGetting Nurses on Board(s)Why health care organizations should consider adding nurses to their boardsBy Kimberly Cleveland, Pam Rudisill, Anthony Vander Horst and Laurie BensonIn 2021, the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine released
This virtual advocacy day training prepares trustees to become advocates and to have impactful interactions with lawmakers.
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Mission/Vision/StrategyPlanning for the Day after TomorrowBoard-led strategic planning provides an organizational roadmapBy Linda SummersPerhaps due to the “new normal” created by COVID-19 or the financial challenges creating an ongoing threat, health
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Board CultureBringing the Voices of Kids into the BoardroomSchonay Barnett-Jones shares professional and personal experience in advocating for children’s healthBy Aisha SyedaInterviewChildren in the U.S. are experiencing a wide array of serious challenges, from mental health conditions, to poverty, to obesity and abuse.
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Forward-thinking health care organizations are exploring alternative revenue sources, with many recognizing philanthropy as a pivotal opportunity.
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Emerging IssuesThe Impact of Artificial Intelligence in Health CareAs Artificial Intelligence grows, trustees should consider its pros and consBy Steven M.
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Leadership DevelopmentPursuing Board Chair Excellence: Four Examples of Board Chair Selection Show What Can Go Right … or WrongGreat 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.
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QualityLeadership Matters: A Roadmap Toward Effective Governance of Quality and SafetyThe Joint Commission shares six steps that can lead to improvement in an organization’s quality performanceBy Kathryn K.
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Quality and Patient SafetyThe Importance of Quality and Patient Safety2024 COG Chair Vincent Williams shares specific ways for trustees to focus on qualityBy Sue Ellen WagnerInterviewAs we begin a new year, Sue Ellen Wagner, vice president, trustee engagement and s
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Board DevelopmentWonder, Wander and Round IntentionallyFour leaders speak to how rounding provides valuable insightBy Todd Linden"Not all those who wander are lost.” — The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.
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QualityExample Experience ScorecardAdapted from “The Board’s Role in Health Care Experience,” by Laura Orr and Katie Owens (Trustee Insights, Dec. 2023).
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QualityThe Board’s Role in Health Care ExperienceTrustees have an opportunity to elevate their organization’s outcomes and performanceBy Laura Orr and Katie OwensIt is a pivotal time for our industry to assure the well-being and sustainability of health care organizations.