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Shared Savings vs. Gainsharing: How Do They Work?

Shared savings and gainsharing increase value in health care but use different strategies.

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Five Overlooked Strategic Planning Considerations

Board retreats and the strategic planning process are imperatives for high-performing hospitals, but they can be a waste of time and money unless the full range of issues and challenges are on the table.

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The Board Compensation Question

Recruiting the right candidates for the board may require a wider search and even payment.

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