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Surrounding Patients with Support

Intensive hospital programs are helping high-risk patients to navigate the physical, social and behavioral barriers to health.

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The www.trustee.com gate has been reinstated and now only Trustee magazine subscribers have an exclusive all-access pass to health care and governance information.

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Edward Hatcher, Grinnell Regional
A Farmer, Teacher and 'Consummate' Trustee

Edward Hatcher voices the needs and concerns of small, rural hospitals.

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Is It Time for a Board Checkup?

Periodic assessments help boards to achieve and maintain optimal governance performance.

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Top 5 Estimated Patient Harms Prevented

An American Hospital Association/Health Research & Educational Trust Hospital Engagement Network report on efforts to improve care in 11 core patient safety areas estimates prevention of 92,792 patient harms.

 
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These three AHA resources are just what you need to further your development and improve your governance performance.

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