Governance Effectiveness

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.
Dec 6, 2021
Facilitating digital transformation demands that boards appreciate its urgency, move past the hype and fulfill strategy at their hospital and health system via digital transformation-related needs assessment, plan execution and evaluation of results and outcomes.
Dec 6, 2021
Hospitals across the United States have been inundated with an alarming number of very ill, complex care patients diagnosed with COVID-19. Caring for patients with non-coronavirus health care needs, such as cardiac and neurologic emergencies, while managing surges in COVID-19 cases, has presented a…
Oct 14, 2021
To navigate the choppy waters ahead, hospital and health system boards need to develop a plan to reengage all trustees and renew CEO and board leadership collaboration.
Oct 14, 2021
A WellSpan Health task force developed meaningful principles that signaled a changed approach to governance at the health system.
Aug 27, 2021
Holding board members accountable and addressing issues in a timely manner are essential to a successful boardroom culture.
Jun 29, 2021
Focused, strategic discussions in the boardroom can support organizational excellence.