Transforming Governance

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is dedicated to transforming health care governance through the work of its Trustee Services.

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
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
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
Sue Ellen Wagner shares takeaways from the AHA 2022 National Health Care Governance Survey Report, a survey of hospital and health system CEOs.
Community governance is more critical today than ever before considering recent, often fast-moving trends and changes in the U.S. health care market. Nonprofit hospitals and health systems that double down on strong community governance not only have increased likelihood of staying true to their…
Courtesy of Paramount Pictures Transforming Governance From Surviving to Thriving The board’s obligation is to consider all options to achieve its mission, including gleaning lessons from the movie “Grease!” By Chris Benson, Denise Lamphier and Tod
Transforming Governance A Taxonomy of Health Care Boards Jamie Orlikoff, national adviser on governance to the AHA, helps demystify the types of boards and their differences By Sue Ellen Wagner Interview There are many types of boards in health care and each type of board varies in how it i
Transforming Governance Strategic Transformation for Health Care Systems Post-COVID-19 Four action-oriented strategies can be key By James Langabeer Many general acute care hospitals and integrated health systems are struggling with another tumultuous year.
Transforming Governance Demystifying and Optimizing the Executive Session Executive Sessions can Enhance and Strengthen Board Culture By Laura S.