Governance Effectiveness

The many complexities of health care today continue to challenge hospital and health system governing boards to ensure that high-quality patient care is provided to the communities they serve.
The constant strain of workforce and financial issues are proving difficult to solve for rural health care providers. In this conversation, Barbara Sowada, president of the Board of Trustees at Memorial Hospital, discusses the role board members can play in helping their hospitals and health…
This guide supports hospital leaders seeking to make their organization more environmentally sustainable through actionable strategies and resources.
Dive into the goals and objectives discussed by key speakers Chris DeRienzo, M.D., Akin Demehin and Marie Cleary-Fishman.
This article from AHA’s Trustee Services speaks to the major trends we expect will affect hospital and health system trustees in 2024 and beyond.
Joanne Conroy, M.D., is CEO and president of Dartmouth Health, which is the only academic health system in New Hampshire and serves rural and urban residents in both New Hampshire and Vermont.
As the role of the board in quality and performance improvement comes into focus, additional support and education in QAPI will ensure that all patients receive safe, high-quality care.
Strong leadership is essential for informing and supporting professional shared governance. Effective leaders use the structures of professional governance to build a culture of excellence, where interprofessional teams can exercise accountability for service delivery that advances patient outcomes.