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Reducing patient harm
The Bottom Line on Quality

Harm Across the Board, a new patient safety metric, helps boards and executives to track progress over time.

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The Art of Blending Cultures

Successful mergers and acquisitions are all about culture and concessions.

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Population Health Management: The Building Blocks

Getting started with population health? Take a look at the infrastructure, metrics, clinicians and leadership your organization will need.

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Trustee Toolbox

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    Physician Leadership and Governance

    Physician trustees can bring unique patient care, quality and safety expertise to the board, but they need governance training to prepare them to serve.

    09.08.14 by Trustee Staff
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    The Implications of Consumer Choice in Coverage and Care

    As the insurance marketplace becomes increasingly driven by consumers, transparency and quality are put at a premium.

    10.13.14 by American Hospital Association
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    The CEO Search

    Achieving success in the new care delivery system means boards must rethink the CEO role.

    04.14.14 by Lee Ann Jarousse H&HN Senior Editor
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    Six Ways the Board Impacts Patient Safety

    Trustees don't need a clinical background to hold staff accountable for patient safety -- their role in strategy can drive improvement.

    10.13.14 by Rebecca Vesely

Editor's Picks

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Survivable Health Care

It's not just the financial climate that's changing. Our weather is changing, and hospitals need to be ready for that along with other threats.

09.23.14 by Joe Flower
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Keep Your Board's Legacy in Mind When Considering Consolidation

Boards that opt to merge rather than face up to governance challenges are taking the easy way out.

10.13.14 by Jeff Goldsmith, Jamie Orlikoff
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Choosing the Right Affiliation Structure

Signing an agreement with another health care system doesn't have to be a merger or an acquisition. There are other options for joining forces.

10.09.14 by Jonathan Spees
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How Boards Compensate CEOs

New research suggests CEOs are paid based on organizationwide performance.

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Collaboration and Shared Learning Help Hospitals Achieve Safety Metrics

The Harm Across the Board metric tells a comprehensive safety story.

10.13.2014 by Rebecca Vesely
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Dashboard/Research

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How Hospitals Quantify Quality Care

Hospitals are using innovative information technology to get their arms around population health.

10.13.14 by Trustee Staff
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Web Exclusives

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Strategic Planning Starts Here

This excerpt from Futurescan 2014 spotlights seven health care trends that should inform the board’s strategic planning process.

08.13.14 by Mary P. Campbell
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From the Editor

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Our Longtime Leader and Friend Retires

Trustee Editorial Director and Champion Mary Grayson retires.

10.13.14 by Jane Jeffries
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