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Board performance
Raising the Bar for Governance Performance

A new governance survey finds room for improvement in three areas: diversity, competencies and turnover.

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Being a Trustee subscriber has its privileges!

Beginning May 14, 2015 the www.trusteemag.com gate will be reinstated and only Trustee magazine subscribers will have an exclusive all-access pass to health care and governance information.

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Seven Levers Pushing Health Care to the Tipping Point

What are the levels that getting health care moving as it never has before? Thinking abut how we can unite to support these drivers of change constitutes a new kind of industry handbook.

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Security Risks Linked to Business Associates

Without proper oversight, hospital vendors, consultants and clearinghouses represent another security risk.

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Quick Stats

Yearly Hospital CEO Turnover Rate

The American College of Healthcare Executives’ 2015 Hospital CEO Turnover Report found that last year’s rate decreased from 2013, but was still elevated.

 


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Trustee Toolbox

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    Revisiting Executive Incentive Compensation

    Assessing whether incentive plans are on track with a health system's goals and the changing marketplace is becoming a necessary challenge.

    04.13.15 by Kathy Hastings, Maureen Cotter, Mary K. Totten
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    Why Interim Leadership?

    Gaps in leadership, whether in the C-suite or at the department level, can impact the patient experience and employee satisfaction and disrupt operations.

    02.11.14 by Lee Ann Jarousse
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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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    Hospital Financial Indicators

    How does your organization's revenue cycle compare to that of other hospitals?

    01.12.15 by Trustee Staff

Editor's Picks

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How U.S. Health Care Came to Cost Insanely More

A historical chart of health care spending exposes the culprit in rising costs: code-based, fee-for-service medicine.

05.19.15 by Joe Flower
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Health facilities stay ready for change

Health care networks are designing facilities that will allow them to care for patients today and tomorrow

05.06.15 by Amy Eagle
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The Importance of Preventing Burnout Among Physicians and Nurses

Advocates of health care reform often talk about the Triple Aim. However, there is a key component missing from that model: restoring joy to the practice of medicine.

05.21.15 by Bridget Duffy M.D.
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As many look to Washington, D.C., for guidance as to how health care reform will unfold, they might want to pay more attention to what’s happening in their own backyards. State Medicaid programs are cooking up some interesting approaches to reform.

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Reducing readmissions is a complex undertaking because not all readmissions can or should be prevented.

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Decline in Inpatient Admissions

7% decline in inpatient admissions per capital between 2008 and 2012

05.12.14 by Trustee Staff
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Web Exclusives

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Pump Up Strategic Board Discussion

Dialogue among board members and senior executives is one of the most important parts of the board meeting. These strategies can help to lengthen and enliven that time.

05.11.15 by Charlotte Huff
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From the Editor

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Women Underrepresented in Hospital and Health System Boards

Women have comprised only 28 percent of boards since 2011, although the health care workforce is nearly 80 percent female.

05.11.15 by Jane Jeffries
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